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Very friendly employers

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Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England (UK)
Recommends

Pros

The management was very helpful and always on hand when help was needed

Cons

Some of the other employees were not completely friendly

Advice to Management

Thankyou for the volunteering opportunity

Other Employee Reviews for Cancer Research UK

  1. relaxing

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    good salary and benefits compared with simliar job in other charities, good life/work balance, Sufficient funding for scientific research. Plenty training opportunities.

    Cons

    In June 2011 it was reported that the animal rights organisation Animal Aid plans to place a series of adverts in British newspapers urging members of the public to stop giving donations to Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation, the Alzheimer's Society and Parkinson's UK unless they cease their support for research which involves animal testing.

    Advice to Management

    Overall i had good experience working at cancer research UK. But professional development programme for junior staff is a bit lacking.


  2. Lab rat!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)

    Pros

    Well funded relative to university equivalent labs Good people, collaborative working environment Great technical support services Connectedness between CRUK funded groups

    Cons

    CRUK groups in the provinces get overlooked No focus on personal or career development Innovation not always supported or sought

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the development and career progression ambitions of junior researchers Promote collaboration Address London-non London imbalance Encourage exposure to science in the real world


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