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57%
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68%
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Sunrise Senior Living CEO Chris Winkle
Chris Winkle
332 Ratings
Pros
  • "Also, very willing to help team members grow in areas they're interested in(in 49 reviews)

  • "I really appreciate and love the residents(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "Constantly short-staffed and the staff who is there fights with one another over actually doing the work assigned to them(in 37 reviews)

  • "Upper management doesn’t care when you have personal problems going on(in 33 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Love it"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living part-time

    Pros

    Friendly coworkers, comfortable atmosphere, helpful and understanding management

    Cons

    Some paper logs not updated

  2. "Leading the way in senior care!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Staten Island, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - Home-like environment - All-hands-on-deck mentality with staff and leadership - Countless opportunities for training - Built-in programs for advancement (if you put in the effort!) - Effective leadership with an open-door policy

    Cons

    No Cons to speak of here

    Advice to Management

    Keep encouraging growth for current employees and focus on team member engagement.

  3. "Good"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Sunrise Senior Living full-time

      Pros

      Great and rewarding work. You meet a lot of great people

      Cons

      Hard to work with managment

    • "Great for starting out"

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        Current Employee - Cook 

        I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time

        Pros

        Great for starting out cooking career.

        Cons

        Work life balance can be hard.

      • "Great Company"

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          Former Employee - Secretary in Atlanta, GA

          I worked at Sunrise Senior Living part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Loving environment and the residents shared stories that I will never forget.

          Cons

          There were really not down side to working for them. I was only there for almost a year and I worked part-time.

          Advice to Management

          Great job

        • Helpful (1)

          "Sunrise is what you make it"

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          Current Employee - Assisted Living Coordinator 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          The knowledge and insight that residents share and the reassurance to know that my team are making a difference.

          Cons

          Care Managers need more pay.

          Advice to Management

          The care managers are the heart of the operations.

        • "Great company but has typical issues of corporation"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living full-time for more than 20 years

          Pros

          Great company, provides excellent care to residents, decent benefits. Family like team.

          Cons

          Pay is not always adequate, benefits increase with years of service -they aren't that great for new staff. From corporate down, not always very organized and takes an long time to get changes made.

        • "The best on-boarding experience ever, wonderful company!"

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          Former Employee - Quality Assurance Director in Seattle, WA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Sunrise Senior Living full-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Deep dive thoughtful orientation process, exceptional team members, exceptional Vice Presidents (they don't come better than Giselle, Carla or Lisa ). Many Opportunities for career growth, opportunities to create change and make an impact. True commitment to quality of Life for the residents they serve. It was an honor to work for them.

          Cons

          I can't think of a single one! I would still be working with this team (company) but for the need to be local for family. I recommend them without reservation.

          Advice to Management

          They don't need advise from me, they have it dialed in. :)

        • "nice place to work"

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          Former Employee - Med Nurse in Mission Viejo, CA
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I worked at Sunrise Senior Living full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          extensive on the job training

          Cons

          limited career growth, limited salary

          Advice to Management

          find ways to offer greater incentives so employees will stay longer

        • "Current employee"

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          Current Employee - Medication Care Manager in Playa Vista, CA

          I have been working at Sunrise Senior Living part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Love working with and caring for seniors, accrued sick time pay, can trade shifts if personal matters come up etc.

          Cons

          Not all employees love their job and it shows, not much team work, unprofessional attitudes from employees , lots of favoritism etc.

          Advice to Management

          To walk the floors more to make sure employees are talking to residents professionally and respectfully.

          Sunrise Senior Living Response

          February 14, 2019

          We are sorry to hear about your experience at our community and would like to learn more. Please email Glassdoor@sunriseseniorliving.com with further details so we may follow up. Thank you. - The Sunrise Team

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