Pros: ability to transfer within the agency, free trainings, free meals!
Cons: poor teamwork, staff drama, depressing atmosphere
I had a very bad experience working for People, Inc., but I also know other employees who love it there. I felt that the staff in the house I worked in spent more time bickering with each other than taking care of the individuals in the house. Clients were parked in front of a TV all day while staff sat in a separate room and did not interact with them. – more... There was also a disheartening lack of teamwork and sense of unity among the staff. Each person was given a list of responsibilities and no one deviated from it, even when someone else was running behind and they were finished with their work. I left after two months. HOWEVER, I know that not all houses are run this way. I think a lot of your experience with this agency depends on what site you're assigned to and the other staff working there. – less