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Excellent, while it lasts

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Former Employee - Research Student in Victoria, BC (Canada)
Former Employee - Research Student in Victoria, BC (Canada)

I worked at National Research Council Canada

Pros

Work with international leaders in their respective field
Excellent work-life balance
Inviting and engaging atmosphere, friendly and supportive colleagues
Everyone genuinely enjoys what they are doing and love their work
Everyone is given a voice across all levels of management and treated with the utmost respect.

Cons

Very limited number of seats
Pay can be low; you get a wage you can live with

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  1. Postdoctoral Researcher at National Lab

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National Research Council Canada

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good salary, good work experience

    Cons

    limited contract of 2 years

  2. Helpful (1)

    Fear-based institute that's behind the times in management/retention; experience in-the-news topics via panels/lectures

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    Former Employee - Associate Program Officer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Associate Program Officer in Washington, DC

    I worked at National Research Council Canada

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Committee Study topics and panels
    Close to the action of politics and policy
    Lectures series are hot curent events/topics

    Cons

    fear-based company
    Information is hoarded
    unclear goals; looking good cuts quality
    Endless rules prevent staffers from doing so much as ordering a stapler without permission
    management creates distrust and confusion among staff

    Advice to Management

    A good agency uses open communication, not fear & intimidation to get results / create positive work environment
    As a publications company, supply tools/ materials and equipment that will fit the real daily needs of staff / committee

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