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Professor (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsOne of the best Uniersities in the world, with an incredible faculty

ConsOften heedless of employee concerns. Located in the most expensive place to live in the United State

Advice to Senior ManagementUnderstand that each employee has unique concerns and needs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall good company to work for! Administrative Associates are not paid well.

    Administrative Associate (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: -Employee benefits -Commute Incentives -Educational Funds -Beautiful campus -Great Events Cons: -Hiring relatives or friends for open positions is very common. No selection process in place. In turn, depts end up with inexperienced employees.… Advice to Senior Management: Stop hiring inexperienced family members and friends! Let's hire qualified applicants. HR needs to enforce the selection process. How will Stanford continue… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    PhD in Materials Science and Engineering

    PhD Student (Current Employee) Stanford, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University full-time for more than a year


    Pros: A lot of really smart people, great resources and diversity. You can really excel if you truly love science. The department is… Cons: Office environment of PhD students are not really conducive (no windows and sometimes can be… Advice to Senior Management: nil. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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