University of Pennsylvania

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Good place for someone with a family

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Phila, PA
Current Employee - Programmer/Analyst in Phila, PA

I have been working at University of Pennsylvania full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great benefits (health, tuition, paid time off)
Good Work-Life Balance

Cons

Incestuous (same people revolve around)
Goals aren't clear.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Set some medium term goals.
Recruit from outside the organization.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Coordinator

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    Current Employee - Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at University of Pennsylvania full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good hours, PTOs, sick days, 401k

    Cons

    6 month probationary period is longer than normal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A week after my 6 month probationary period I was promoted to Coordinator

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Bait and switch

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Pennsylvania full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Ivy League name
    Otherwise can't think of any pros

    Cons

    Obsessed with pinching money out of everyone
    Secretaries sit at desk all day on Facebook and you end up doing your own paperwork
    Horribly underpaid
    Lots of nepotism leading to tons of incompetent admins and drs with safe jobs while the rest of us do all the work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay competitive salaries

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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