Union College (New York)

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Updated May 26, 2014

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4.4 11 reviews

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Stephen C. Ainlay

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    Great place to be

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe People here are awesome, very friendly, good perks.

    ConsThe weather, the stigma of the surrounding area.

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    I am a student at union college

    Student (Current Employee) Schenectady, NY

    ProsProfessor are good and really helpful

    ConsNot a brand name college

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Union College

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prospeople are very welcome, understandable, and nice. they are willing to offer help at any time. really good place to work for college students

    Conspeople are not very welcome, understandable, and nice. they are not willing to offer help at any time. not a really good place to work for college students

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    Small classes, caring teachers, mostly apathetic students...

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIncredible faculty, facilities, opportunities and resources.

    ConsMost students don't care about anything. Difficult to find people who aren't crazy about greek life. Mostly everyone is a white, privileged individual.

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    Student job

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsEfficient, fun, good balance, mentoring

    ConsDisorganized, lots of rules, big bureaucracy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work study job with practical experience!

    Student Worker (Current Employee) Schenectady, NY

    ProsThe perks of working on a small college campus include access to great events, amenities, and the feel of a close-knit community.

    ConsBecause of the small size of the school it may be hard advance as I have seen first hand.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement could provide better training or educational/career advancement for departmental employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Great place to go to school

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat place to go to school

    Consvery cold in the winter

    Advice to Senior Managementgreat place to go to school

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    Union College Dining Services

    Supervisor (Current Employee) Schenectady, NY

    ProsUnion College offers great benefits with respect to healthcare and education. Moreover, Union College provides its all of its employees with various HR programs and help.

    ConsThe HR issues with staff take the fun out of working in dining services and often times makes the job unnecessarily unbearable

    Advice to Senior ManagementI think management should take a more proactive approach in terms of setting a stricter policy with regard to employee behavior and expectations

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    Union College making progress as an employer, but still has further to go

    Assistant Professor (Former Employee) Schenectady, NY

    ProsPleasant environment, good opportunities to focus on research, students are good, teaching load is not too bad

    ConsPerformance/reward curve is not very steep, non-performers are "subsidized" by strong performers

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to put effort into rewarding performance

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Like working with Family

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWork / Life Balance, decent compensation, great benefits

    ConsNot a lot of upward movement; people stay for a long time. Have to work to create new positions for promotion

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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