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Good school~

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Former Employee - Research Assistant in Durham, NC
Former Employee - Research Assistant in Durham, NC

I worked at Duke University (More than 3 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

RA wage is low...but livings costs are low so it works out

Cons

low wages and Durham is not so exciting

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  1. Great if you're a researcher/professor; very different as a staff person!

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    Former Employee - Administrative Manager in Durham, NC
    Former Employee - Administrative Manager in Durham, NC

    I worked at Duke University full-time (More than 5 years)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits and health care

    Cons

    Salary was very bad when I started and only became reasonable just before I left. The politics became awful. Worked insane number of hours.

    Advice to Management

    You should value your staff as much as the professors, researchers and senior management. Do not make prejudgements about people and situations, or allow managers to make them political pawns; you lose good staff that way.


  2. I think the Duke Raleigh has good people, but lousy options for being such a small place and a Duke Entity.

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    Former Employee - Nursing Assistant in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Nursing Assistant in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Duke University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I like working with Duke for its flexible schedules, great benefits and nice people. I did like my position where I did not feel micromanaged and I had options to have different shifts in different portions of the hospital.

    Cons

    I do not feel that learning and/or job improvement was a strong asset for this company. In my previous job position, I felt like I was stuck and the one of two ways that I found to move forward were not applicable to me. I also feel that because this was a smaller hospital, the resources were limited, which can be a factor when considering.


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