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Harvard is a great place to work.

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Current Employee - Development in Boston, MA
Current Employee - Development in Boston, MA

I have been working at Harvard University full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Interesting people, fantastic benefits, many opportunities for professional development.

Cons

Decision making can be opaque.

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    Excellent benefits and work environment

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Harvard University

    Pros

    Established organization, brand name, great benefits for Masters/PhD Degree seekers

    Cons

    Slow to change, rather bureaucratic, can lack transparent career ladder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on improving middle management opportunities

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    It is great to be a part of the Harvard community. Very good employer.

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    Former Employee - Museum Assistant Registrar in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Museum Assistant Registrar in Cambridge, MA

    I worked at Harvard University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic benefits, many opportunities to be part of the larger university community at Harvard. Very progressive and liberal in their benefits and ideals. Overall great experience.

    Cons

    Getting things done can take a bit longer in the university culture because there are many departments and governing bodies involved with most major decisions and changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be kind to your staff, be human and reasonable. They will be happy and will be glad to work hard for you in the difficult times in turn.

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