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nice place to start with, but it's very hard to advance

(Former Employee) Oakland, CA

Prosgreat benefits, pleasant environment and good location
Most people are nice, but some mid management need training...no management/people skills

Consnot much advancement opp. and no reward for hard work

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    Despite low salary, the President's Postdoctoral Fellowship is good vehicle to transition into an academic position

    Postdoctoral Fellow (Current Employee) Davis, CA

    I have been working at University of California


    Pros: Reputation, first and foremost. The UC President's Postdoctoral Fellowship is one of the most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships in the United States. Your CV may go… Cons: LOW salary. $41,200 in 2011, plus 4,000 in research funds (travel to conferences, translation services, educational materials, workshops, etc.). Considering the cost of life in… Advice to Senior Management: The leadership of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is excellent. They are really on top of fellows' needs, a well-oiled machine. However, UC in general, as… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A once good place to work that has been overtaken by overpaid, terrible executive and senior management.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Oakland, CA

    I worked at University of California


    Pros: Some people on the frontline doing actual work. Less and less… Cons: Terrible communication in that misleading (at the minimum and outright lies in some cases) communication is constantly spewed. Way too top heavy. … Advice to Senior Management: Nothing really because nothing will change unless a President is hired that is truly commited to higher education, rather than personal compensation. Look no… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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