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City University of Hong Kong Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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Pros
  • The working environment is flexible and the workload is not high (in 7 reviews)

  • no OT, work-life balance, quite good benefit (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Additional free courses online are available for research assistants (in 6 reviews)

  • Nightmare bureaucracy, very long working week, restrictive annual leave by higher education standards, faculty constantly monitored (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "It depends"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Relatively free schedule; Relaxing environment; Opportunities to learn new skills

    Cons

    Tasks can be quite demanding when working at a small team


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Manageable schedule and reasonable pay

    Cons

    Repeated work, and is good if you are just looking at some pocket money


  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are good.

    Cons

    Too little leave days for conference and annual leaves.

    Advice to Management

    add more conference and annual leave days


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  5. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Working while learning and expanding your horizon in a very supporting environment.

    Cons

    Working in the university may makes some people bored.

    Advice to Management

    More out of work activities.


  6. "Great people, great place to work."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    An environment geared towards growth and expansion, many opportunities.

    Cons

    En emphasis on publications and lower salaries for non-tenured positions.


  7. "Little person development"

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    Current Employee - Executive Officer in Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Executive Officer in Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and work-life balance

    Cons

    Little person development, poor working space


  8. "good university and wonderful city"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    nice location, nice working atomosphere for research

    Cons

    high pressure and high house price in hongkong


  9. "its very good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    one of the colleges in the world equipped with best facilities and best laboratories. flexible working hours.

    Cons

    they expect good research outcome. You have to meet your challenges to get PHD


  10. "quite good experience and nice people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong part-time

    Pros

    -prior systematic training
    -supportive people

    Cons

    -need to work during weekends at least once in a month


  11. "Good facility"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at City University of Hong Kong full-time

    Pros

    Necessary equipment to support the research

    Cons

    Small campus and the weather here may be too humid



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