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Great, hands on experience with employees

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Current Employee - Financial Planner in Philadelphia, PA
Current Employee - Financial Planner in Philadelphia, PA

I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (less than an year)

Pros

Great training process and very welcoming to new employees

Cons

Mostly commission, and cold calling. NOT FOR EVERYONE

Recommends
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    Director of Operations in a multi million $ federally funded Research Center

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    Current Employee - Director of Operations in Evanston, IL
    Current Employee - Director of Operations in Evanston, IL

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great science, outstanding faculty, excellent students, superb reputation

    Cons

    Upper management is largely clueless about how faculty directors manage personnel and funds. Certain faculty get "rockstar" status based on their scientific accomplishments and can misuse federal funds without intervention from the university leadership.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    VPs are usually arising from within the ranks of faculty. Hence, impartial oversight does not take place.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Research Assistant

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at Northwestern University full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work Life balance, good benefits (i.e. tuition reimbursement, health insurance)

    Cons

    Low pay, lack of respect from MD's, poor management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer mandated management training--do not promote until one is inept.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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