Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

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a great experience with great people

Research Scientist (Former Employee) Melbourne (Australia)

Prosthe people are all very supportive, but also very busy. you are also in touch with so many experts in their fields you can always go to others for help.

Conslimited development management wise, and most people there are highly technical. you need to really enjoy your research.

Advice to Senior Managementit's really good to see the directions that the research is going in, and everyone is happy!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Government Mentality, Very Political, Glass Ceiling

    Senior Research Engineer (Current Employee) Sydney (Australia)

    I have been working at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation


    Pros: CSIRO is a generally a nice work environment where work… Cons: Unfortunately, CSIRO is a very politically motivated organization which is very attached to appearances as opposed to real outcomes. Expect to have innovative ideas… Advice to Senior Management: CSIRO management needs to refocus to real outcomes (as opposed to appearances) and apply some creativity to pick winners. Reward creative contributors with acknowledgement… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Excellent work-life balance and variety, but bureaucratic and limited

    Senior Scientist (Current Employee) Melbourne (Australia)

    I have been working at Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation


    Pros: Best of both worlds (academia and industry) - world-leading science… Cons: The organisation has trouble working out whether it's about science… Advice to Senior Management: Work out which parts of the organisation do what, and… More
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