KFUPM Reviews

Updated October 16, 2014
Updated October 16, 2014
22 Reviews
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    For a Job of Your Life, You got to see KFUPM

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Grader - Physics Helping Teacher in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Grader - Physics Helping Teacher in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Great Helping People.
    - Good Environment for Your Job.
    - Good Housing Place for You and Your Children.
    - Very Great Salary that ensures you a good life with your family.

    Cons

    - The weather here is not that good because KFUPM is located in Saudi Arabia and it is very hot in Summer and temperature reaches about 19?c in Winter.
    BTW, there's no Spring neither Fall in Saudi Arabia XD

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    KEEP IT UP

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    KFUPM

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

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good work - Life Balance

    Cons

    Increments are very poor poor

  3.  

    A very good university with research driven culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good environment for studies and convenient

    Cons

    Should have competetive stipend and weekly bus service for goimg out of campus

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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    Administrative Assistant

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Dammam (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Dammam (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy flow of job, quick process of government work, good allowances

    Cons

    Not Quite impressive hike, lack in salary hike for 2 years

    Recommends
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    Highly conducive research environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lecturer-B in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Lecturer-B in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, large number of funded projects, helpful faculty, free housing and other services

    Cons

    highly biased towards Saudi nationals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comments!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Education

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Facilities of Labs, Education, Residence.

    Cons

    Salary at start is not good.

    Recommends
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  8.  

    KFUPM is a good multicultural environment to work in and the everybody is helpful in one way or the other.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good academic environment with state-of-the- art facilities, optimum population of the campus and good compensation for workers.

    Cons

    Fewer faculties and staff in some academic departments, under-utilization of many equipment because of lack of competent hands to operate or handle them, inadequate employer-employee relationship

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The welfare of junior employees should be looked into

    Recommends
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  9.  

    very fruitful

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Engineer
    Current Employee - Research Engineer

    I have been working at KFUPM

    Pros

    peaceful environment and good recognition to your work

    Cons

    slow processsing for application processing

    Recommends
  10.  

    Satisfactory

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Assistant Professor in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM

    Pros

    High Focus on Research Outcomes

    Cons

    Too much unnessary work that could be easily delegated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Balance between the focus and resources

    Recommends
  11.  

    its amazing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Pune (India)

    I worked at KFUPM

    Pros

    its got good facilities and good work environment.
    good pay and job place

    Cons

    there are no cons as such . they are doing a good job .
    and i am happy with it .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing the good work All the best .
    thank you for your support

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