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Foster School is a great place to work

Assistant Director (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

ProsThe UW benefits are top notch.
The Foster School is growing and changing. 2010 forward will be exciting times.
Teamwork is highly valued

ConsWhen you work for a non-profit, you ARE non-profit. The pay as a staff member is fairly low, considering the hours and education required.

Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease the pay. Offer more advancement opportunities for staff. Professors are your bread & butter, but remember that without administrators to make it all work, it wouldn't.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not much going for it

    Bookseller (Current Employee) Columbia, SC

    I have been working at University of Washington


    Pros: The store is on-campus, so it's convenient for students. They have a regular influx of new employees, so you'll meet a lot of people, some… Cons: Poor store and department management Pathetic wages Raises difficult to get Anti-union Inconsistent hours throughout the year Influx of poorly-screened new employees… Advice to Senior Management: You should hire fewer people and work harder at keeping the good employees you have. Make sure… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Job but no career at UW

    Research Scientist (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    I have been working at University of Washington


    Pros: I work with people who are motivated and want to do good work.… Cons: Low pay and no recognition or performance reviews (so little opportunity to ask for a higher salary and… Advice to Senior Management: Administration does not seem to be paying attention to the science/tech brain drain that is happening here.… More
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