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good place to study

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Research Associate in Lexington, KY
Current Employee - Research Associate in Lexington, KY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at University of Kentucky part-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

low living expense, nice stuff, great place if you have your initiative in the academic field.

Cons

less competitive environment, not very professor and stuff here is as good, they seemed more passionate about their personal life.

Advice to Management

not that efficient

Other Employee Reviews for University of Kentucky

  1. Broken University system inhibits growth of facility

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
    Recommends

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and off-campus location make it easier to work around parking and traffic Serving the animal and public health of the Bluegrass Great for individuals who don't like being micro-managed

    Cons

    Broken University budget system allows employees who have been here too long to remain in positions out of fear of losing them in the budget crunch UK can't properly recruit and retain more qualified individuals because they can't compete in terms of salary and benefits Little room for vertical movement based on how job descriptions and in-house promotions system is structured Morale is in the can due to recent budget cuts from the state and federal level(s)

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to your employees and fully assess who is performing and who is just coasting by on the broken system Properly document oral and written warnings so that firing of incompetent employees can happen in a more efficient manner


  2. lifechanging - I found my career mentor here.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lexington, KY
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great learning curve interest in you as a person

    Cons

    lower pay when there compared to national average


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