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Fantastic! Definitely a great opportunity!

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Front Desk Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Front Desk Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

I have been working at University of Waterloo part-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Easy job, good money for a student
Work schedule works around class schedule
Great team, very supportive and understanding
Amazing management

Cons

Have to work overnight shifts
Little upward mobility
Job can get monotonous and boring

Advice to Management

Add some elements to make the job challenging

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  1. A fun and relaxing workplace atmosphere

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - HRMS Project Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - HRMS Project Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at University of Waterloo full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Working for the University has its pros. The workplace atmosphere is very relaxed and the people you work with are awesome.

    Since you are already here at the University you have the opportunity to take classes (if your employer agrees) and other development courses in leadership etc.

    Cons

    The University pays their students based on their own salary's depending on faculty and year. It is not bad pay but I believe you would get paid more working for a company outside the university.

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and always consider allowing students to take at least 1 course during their coop. Also give them that extra time to focus on their work-report and PD courses too!


  2. Researcher

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Research Associate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Current Contractor - Research Associate in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at University of Waterloo as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Co-op programs, cutting edge research, state of the art facilities, co-operation with other research and teaching centers, top level researchers,

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, lack of professional managers, insufficient amount of administrative and mechanical staff consequently increasing the length for completion of work around campus

    Advice to Management

    Be more pro-active and transparent.


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