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Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)
Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)

I worked at Cancer Research 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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  1. HR

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cancer Research UK

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent opportunities for training development, including presentation skills, assertive, time management and CV training workshops. It is also flexible and excellent work/life balance. CRUK really does show to understand the importance of health of employees and career progression is open

    Cons

    Salary is not as fantastic compared to co-operate companies.


  2. CRUK post-doc overview

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Autonomy on projects, flexi time, nice working environment

    Cons

    average pay - especially for London

    Advice to Management

    Pay your staff more and improve communication


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