Cardiff University

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Cardiff University Reviews

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Cardiff University President & Vice-Chancellor Colin Riordan
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    Overall, a great place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cardiff University part-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Demanding but reasonable management; good pay and conditions (especially holiday entitlement). Excellent colleagues and academic staff. Good training and development opportunities.

    Cons

    Can be bureaucratic, slow to make decisions and implement changes. Focus on academic endeavours means that support staff can be overlooked/underrepresented. Budgets being tightened - therefore more pressure on staff than previously.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management training should be compulsory and regularly updated for all staff managing teams.

    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO

Cardiff University Interviews

Updated Jul 27, 2014
Updated Jul 27, 2014

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Cardiff University in December 2013.

    Interview Details

    The entire procedure tooks 3 month. I applied online via cardiff university website and get an invitation for the job interview 2 month later. It was a face to face interview (travel expense refund) with no special hard questions. My powerpoint presentation was a plus.

    Interview Questions
    • classic questions (future plan in 10 years, skills you can add to the current team)   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negociation phase
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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Website www.cf.ac.uk
Headquarters Cardiff, United Kingdom
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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Founded in 1883, Cardiff is established as one of Britain’s leading universities.

Our research has global impact and is led by world-class staff who share their knowledge through teaching.

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