Relief International - fast track to experience by way of burnout | Glassdoor.co.uk
  1. Helpful (5)

    "fast track to experience by way of burnout"

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    Former Employee - Country Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Relief International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - you will move up quickly if you work hard - you will face challenges and responsibilities that would never be possible in more stable organizations - salaries for upper management in the field are very competitive - because the organization lacks some policies, there is space to improvise and innovate

    Cons

    - interns and lower level staff are paid well below market rate and often overworked. - sudden high turnover of key positions often leaves management gaps - HR policies often feel abusive/harassing/inconsistent - while the organization purports to value anti-sexual misconduct and harassment policies, the reality is that concerns are often brushed aside and/or systems do not encourage healthy debate- the result is...

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    Advice to Management

    - look closely at your HR culture and review top leadership. It's likely that complaints aren't being managed properly because the power dynamic is balanced in favor or those at the top.

    Relief International2018-04-01

    Relief International Response

    April 10, 2018

    Dear Writer, Thank you for 3 years of service in such an important role. We are glad you found RI a place where staff can grow and learn and hope that you return to RI in the future with a different perspective and energy. Let us address your concerns in order to help you and ...

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Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Manager problems"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Relief International

    Pros

    Nice time, good pay for international staff, always quite a lot to do

    Cons

    Management is heavy and preoccupied with outdated methods and approaches. Slows down innovation or new ideas.

    Advice to Management

    Less management internationally, let the country offices and national staff take more of a lead

    Relief International2018-01-10
  2. "former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Relief International part-time

    Pros

    Staff are incredibly talented and dedicated to their work

    Cons

    Not payed enough, not much support provided

    Relief International2017-11-26

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