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Good place to work

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Current Employee - Web Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Web Developer in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Good salary + benefit + flexibility

Cons

UBC is in the far west side of Vancouver. Housing is too expensive in this neighborhood.

Advice to Management

More affordable housing to staffs too, not just for faculties

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    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Lab Assistant in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at University of British Columbia (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice workplace, people are very friendly.

    Cons

    A lot of work, always


  2. Very bureaucratic work environment.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at University of British Columbia full-time

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is a fairly relaxed place to work; depending on the department, business casual or casual attire is appropriate.
    Good benefits, including free classes.
    The campus is lovely and is in a beautiful location.

    Cons

    Lots of red tape -- both management and the unions are very bureaucratic.
    Not much room for promotion if your position is part of the union.
    Low pay compared to other places.
    Pay differs widely from one department to another.

    Advice to Management

    Standardize pay across departments for positions at similar levels.
    Encourage innovation rather than forcing departments to submit to bureaucratic policies.


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