NORC at the University of Chicago

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Not Bad and Flexible

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Former Employee - Telephone Interviewer in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Telephone Interviewer in Chicago, IL

I worked at NORC at the University of Chicago part-time

Pros

Very felxible with schedules. Laid back atmosphere. The supervisors are mostly pretty cool and laid back. They give you a lot of feedback and seem to really want to help you do your best.

Cons

Pay is low and some surveys can take up to 30 minutes.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to learn and opportunities to work on influential projects

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Bethesda, MD

    I have been working at NORC at the University of Chicago

    Pros

    The career development stages are clearly outlined, so that promotion expectations are managed appropriately. There is a lot of flexibility in the way you work and what skills you want to acquire whether it is by taking a class or attending a conference.

    Cons

    Recent growth in business has meant an increase in hiring; however, this has been coupled with a lack of attention on making good systems that make working processes sustainable for the long-run.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management could ask more junior/mid-level staff to take more ownership of how they want to see work processes, since they are the ones most in the weeds; instead of having management listening to staff and then making executive decisions that may not always appear to consider the input they collected.

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  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good things come to those who wait...

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    Current Employee - Production Clerk in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Production Clerk in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at NORC at the University of Chicago

    Pros

    High-profile management, opportunities for advancement (if you're patient), connection to one of the most prominent schools in the country

    Cons

    Low pay, hours may be sporadic (esp. for new hires), advancement may require showing management that you are interested, not just speaking up

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your staff with kid gloves and they will do the same.

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