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"Good work environment, good people but there are better places to work"

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Former Employee - Information Technology in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Information Technology in Boston, MA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at The MENTOR Network full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Very laid back place to work, really good people, you can make your job your own

Cons

Benefits not very good, pay below market - never seen more people complain about their salary than I have at this company. Company very cheap - takes shortcuts on IT practices just to enhance their bottom line. Healthcare company owned by asset management firm - they don't value employees and it reflects

Advice to Management

Improve compensation for employees

Other Employee Reviews for The MENTOR Network

  1. "It's a good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mobile Therapist in Broomall, PA
    Former Employee - Mobile Therapist in Broomall, PA
    Recommends

    I worked at The MENTOR Network full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You will work with dedicated and professional staffs

    Cons

    There is no opportunity for promotion

    Advice to Management

    Pay increase based on experience would be nice


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Work here if you enjoy being underpaid, under-appreciated, and overworked."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Des Moines, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The MENTOR Network full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Will promote talent and experience...but only to supervisory positions. If you want to get into management, good luck.

    Cons

    Terrible pay. No performance raises. Pitiful and inconsistent cost of living raises. All responsibility thrust on ground-level supervisors with VERY little accountability for direct care workers or managers. Very disorganized company. Poor training regimen and questionable business practices. Soul-draining social work.

    Advice to Management

    Institute a supervision system using positive and negative feedback and an open atmosphere that allows employees to feel that they can fail, admit their failure, and learn from it. (If you aren't going to pay a decent wage, you could at least leave employees stronger for having worked for your company.) Increase wages, especially for low-level supervisors. I enjoyed working for your company more when I was working in direct care with practically zero possibility of getting negative feedback or disciplinary action, even considering the PATHETIC wage. Also, if the only raises you are going to give are cost of living, please adjust this to give supervisors at least as much of a jump as direct care workers: it is incredibly demoralizing to work your ass off and then realize that your irresponsible, 20-something direct care workers are getting the same quarter per hour jump that you are. Also, your benefits are a joke, especially your health insurance.

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