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Challenging, fulfilling and rewarding

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Prefer Not to Say in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Prefer Not to Say in London, England (UK)

I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Recommends
Positive Outlook

Pros

Challenging working environment, highly motivated and dedicated staff who are committed to working for a very good cause. There is also an excellent work life balance. Everyone is very supportive and the working environment is highly collegiate.

Cons

There are not many downsides of the organisation; but if I was pushed I would say that it takes quite a long time to progress in the company. Also, the salary is lower than equivalent jobs in the private sector but that's to be expected.

Advice to Management

Clearer staff progression guidelines

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  1. Sacked for having Asperger's Syndrome

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Hpc Systems Administrator in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Hpc Systems Administrator in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at Cancer Research UK full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The majority of the staff are great...

    Cons

    ...however there are some that aren't so nice that really shouldn't be working there. For example one of them said that he sacked me because "I would not fit in" - exactly the problem that those with Asperger's Syndrome have.

    Advice to Management

    Please reinstate me.


  2. Good pay for a CRUK funded PhD

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cell Biology Ph D in Birmingham, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Cell Biology Ph D in Birmingham, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Highly competitive wage, yearly meeting for networking and life skills (in addition to those provided by institution)

    Cons

    Will depend on research project and or supervisor


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