East Tennessee State

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Office politics & poor communication between departments.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbia, SC

I have been working at East Tennessee State

Pros

Convenient, lively location. Safe, friendly atmosphere. Ability to work with and meet all types of new people.

Cons

Lots of red tape and office politics. Different departments within school fighting for funds & resources.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't ignore the dedicated workers you already have. Give proper credit, respect, pay, and benefits.

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  1.  

    Great learning experience

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    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN
    Former Employee - Graduate Assistant in Johnson City, TN

    I worked at East Tennessee State

    Pros

    Improved exposure to teaching
    Improved communication skills
    Great place to work
    New growth opportunities
    Excellent weather in north East Tennessee

    Cons

    Small place
    No night life
    No good restaurants in the vicinity
    parking sucks
    concert sucks
    food in the cafetaria sucks

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more parking space in east tennessee state university, johnson City, Tennessee, United states Area code 3 7 6 1 4

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Acheivements come with hard work and time in, especially when everyone is broke.

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Johnson City, TN
    Current Employee - Research Assistant II in Johnson City, TN

    I have been working at East Tennessee State

    Pros

    Scientists collaborate often here and most machinery needed is available in a lab somewhere on campus. Great benefits and high hopes by some professors.

    Cons

    I could make much more money in industry or at a wealthier university. Also, many professors with tenure have no ambition and no longer publish papers or apply for grants. You must be selective about who you work for here or you will find yourself washing disposables because the lab can't afford to buy more.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Working with a scientist is not always easy and there are a lot of politics that go one behind closed doors. More transparency would be nice.

    Recommends
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