Stanford University

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Stanford University

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Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Stanford, CA
Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Stanford, CA

I worked at Stanford University

Pros

Working at Stanford looks good on your resume. The campus is beautiful. There are a lot of opportunities to enjoy nature. There are many departments to work in. People are impressed by Stanford.

Cons

Politics are rampant. Management is a power struggle. It's all about "Me." The departments of Stanford are like totally seperate companies. There needs to be more cooperation. For cooperation to happen, they need to set politics aside, and think about what's right for Stanford.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communicate with the employees. The employees there have many ideas on how to improve operations there. They need to be listened to in order for this to happen. I believe morale will become outstanding with a few easy improvements.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stanford University is a stellar place to work; even in a tough economy, you can always find a job.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Stanford, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Stanford, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University

    Pros

    The benefits, educational and personal.

    Cons

    Salaries could be better, you might have long hours depending upon your position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work harder at training management - there are way too many managers who should not be managers.

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    Stanford a great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Stanford University

    Pros

    Worklife balance. Stanford has pretty good work hours and lots of excellent benefits.

    Cons

    It seems like that the compensation at Stanford is not that good compared to companies outside.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More growth opportunities for employees at all levels.

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