University of Chicago
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www.uchicago.edu Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

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Disappointing with respect to management abilitites and agendas.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at University of Chicago

ProsLaid back.
Come and go as you please.
Compensation OK.

ConsMost management "juiced-in" from University family.
Senior management overpaid.
Medieval with respect to for-profit company thinking.

Advice to Senior ManagementBlow up the Press and start over again with management with at least room-temperature IQs.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good benefits, stale workplace

IT (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at University of Chicago


Pros: -- Name recognition. -- Attractive benefits. Curiously, many new hires soon choose to have a baby. -- Easy to coast, once found your "spot". Unsurprisingly, many (not… Cons: -- Limited professional growth (at least in IT). The titles are almost made-up and don't come with an implied control share. -- Largely obsolete technologies. Hiring… Advice to Senior Management: -- ... Introduce incentive for early retirement. -- Share the project… More

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Laid back

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at University of Chicago


Pros: No stress, laid back environment, Cons: Paycheck is not the greatest, and technologically it can be… More

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