University of Cambridge

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Stimulating and exciting.

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Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
Current Employee - Research Associate in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

I have been working at University of Cambridge full-time (more than a year)

Pros

You are surrounded by world top scientists. Academic and research environment is fast-paced and stimulating.

Cons

Highly competitive environment that can be stressful.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great reputation, disappointing reality behind the facade.

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    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Contracts Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Cutting edge world-class research
    Good benefits; generous annual Leave, pension and discounts across the city.
    Good reputation - the name carried kudos

    Cons

    Extremely disorganised - eg. no PC until week 3
    Little/ no training
    Strict hierarchical structure
    Autocratic management approach
    Understaffed
    Dated building
    Overcrowded office space
    Senior management disrespectful/ dismissive
    HR unsupportive and unresponsive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a more honest and balanced approach to dealing with staff of all grades. Provide a general feedback facility for reporting dissatisfaction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Excellent!

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    Former Employee - Category Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Category Manager in Cambridge, East of England, England (UK)

    I worked at University of Cambridge full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Environment, benefits, social, interesting, beautiful

    Cons

    Salary is not as competitive as private sector

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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