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Great atmosphere, low pay

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Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant  in  Burnaby, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

I have been working at ALS full-time for less than a year

Pros

Lots of social activities, fun people lots of students, opportunity for overtime in busy season

Cons

low pay, high productivity, no job security

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    They care more about clients than the science, since some standards aren't as rigorous as they should be.

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    Former Employee - Lab Assistant  in  Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Lab Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at ALS as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Gives you a chance to get into some labwork. The company has high career mobility.

    Cons

    Although good on safety, they need to be significantly more protective of their employees health in regards to PPE.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Not a place for local chemists/technicians hoping to gain technical expertise.

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    Former Employee - Chemist  in  Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Chemist in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at ALS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Little competition among colleagues/ office politics
    Little challenges. Suitable for people who likes routine work
    Stable job, if you aren't thinking of "climbing"

    Cons

    Hires mostly non-singaporean
    Low pay
    Low career progression
    Limited safety precautions for laboratory staff
    High turnover

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better pay and benefits

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