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Found 960 reviews

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Emory University CEO Jim Wagner
Jim Wagner
313 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work with lots of work life balance and great benefits including tuition reimbursement(in 68 reviews)

  • "Great benefits that help you long term(in 85 reviews)

Cons
  • "There is a lot of talk about work-life balance but more needs to be done to provide it(in 17 reviews)

  • "There is little to no potential for promotion(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Good University for work and study"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate 

    I have been working at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment. Faculties are nice and friendly.

    Cons

    Doesn't really have any downsides.

  2. "Great People"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Emory University part-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    It is a good place to work and people here are very nice.

    Cons

    It does not have various opportunities and is not challenging enough.

  3. "A Great Place for Early Career Growth, A Hard Place to Stay Long Term"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director, Research Projects in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Great Job Security Great Benefits Generous Vacation/Sick Leave Flexible Schedule if Needed Tuition Reimbursement Promotes Continued Learning

    Cons

    Most of the benefits package is of no use if not a family with kids Antiquated compensation progression mired in inflexible administrative policies Little incentive for working better than average (negligible financial reward for excellent work) "Merit pay" often constrained by departmental budget, managers told to downgrade employee performance ratings regardless of actual employee performance Degree valued over...

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    Advice to Management

    You have to do more to retain and attract the best talent and keep up with the cost of living. Max 4% "merit increase" doesn't cut it, and you make it incredibly difficult and time consuming for an employee to grow in responsibility and compensation. Base salary needs to increase significantly across the board for University staff.

  4. "Great overall experience, helpful and kinda people to work with."

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      Current Employee - Laboratory Technician 

      I have been working at Emory University full-time

      Pros

      Most people are nice to work with. Helpful when adjusting.

      Cons

      I don't have negative experiences.

    • "public health"

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        Current Employee - Graduate Student 

        I have been working at Emory University full-time

        Pros

        great program and opportunities to get hands-on experience

        Cons

        little finical support for international student

      • "Work Study Lab Assistant"

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          Current Employee - Student Lab Assistant in Atlanta, GA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at Emory University part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Positive work environment and convenient location

          Cons

          Wage is a little low for Work Study employees

        • "Great place to work"

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          Former Employee - Desktop Support Technician in Atlanta, GA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I worked at Emory University full-time for more than 9 years

          Pros

          Great benefits, competitive pay, and decent culture.

          Cons

          Parking isn't easy at all.

          Advice to Management

          Focus on education and healthcare

        • "Good work experience and decent pay"

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          Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 

          I have been working at Emory University part-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Resources available and flexible working hours

          Cons

          Nothing as such worth writing

        • "good experience"

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          Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
          Recommends
          Neutral Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at Emory University part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          Good experience, truly learned something

          Cons

          Paid too little, but I'm just TA

          Advice to Management

          N/A

        • "Great part-time much paper work for f1s"

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          Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Atlanta, GA
          Recommends
          Positive Outlook
          Approves of CEO

          I have been working at Emory University part-time for more than a year

          Pros

          great opportunity to interact with the professor and students

          Cons

          There is much paperwork for international students. The HR representative was not really helpful

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