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University of Kentucky Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2014
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3.7 148 reviews

72% Approve of the CEO

University of Kentucky President Dr. Eli Capilouto

Dr. Eli Capilouto

(36 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • I had a great supervisor (VP) who promotes a good work-life balance(in 10 reviews)

  • Great benefits, company values, can not say enough good about them(in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • low pay if you are simply "staff'(in 6 reviews)

  • No raises for faculty and staff for the last two years, heading for three years now(in 3 reviews)

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    Scientist II (Former Employee) Lexington-Fayette, KY

    ProsGood place to do research

    ConsI do expect faculties should work more than what they do now

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

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    Great for college students

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsI had the best manager ever! Hours were flexible

    ConsThe pay is low but that's what you get as a college student.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    OK place to work...does not appreciate talent....

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEasy commute....stress free job...not much expected....laid back culture.

    ConsLimited opportunities for growth....minimal or no salary hikes....no merit based compensation

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    Horrible college

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosdon't do it worse time of my life

    Conseverything is horrible it never gets better

    Advice to Senior Managementnever ever go there to this college or work there

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Its a good experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIts a nice job for when you are a student, the workplace is right where you study and go to classes.

    ConsThere isnt really any cons that i can think of. everyone is nice. its a pretty good jb for a student.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good employer with a positive culture.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood work life balance, lots of learning opportunities.

    ConsModerate to lower level of pay.

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

     

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsI had a great boss

    Consnot a team oriented environment

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    Fellowship (Current Employee) Lexington-Fayette, KY

    ProsPays alright, work life balance

    ConsIt varies dependent on advisor, not much career development.

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    Great Benefits

    Patient Services Coordinator (Current Employee) Lexington-Fayette, KY

    ProsThe main draw is the great benefits. Salary is good. Benefits are great, especially 403b matching, etc.

    ConsManagement at the department level. I can only speak for my experience but my manager was the worst I've ever had and it is not even close. She constantly spoke out of both sides of her mouth and definitely played favorites. There was always drama in the office and there was always dissatisfaction and most of that tied directly to the mgr.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire someone who is good at managing and dealing with people. Don't limit managerial hires to clinical talent. Just because someone was a good RN does NOT mean they are management material.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Comfortable

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery flexible, great benefits. Pay is pretty good, depending on your department.

    ConsStudents are terrible. Upper management has superiority complex.

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

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