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Emory University Reviews

Updated July 26, 2017
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Pros
  • great education great work life balance (in 50 reviews)

  • great benefits package, flexible work schedule (in 59 reviews)

Cons
  • In the dept I was working, there was no room for advancement and the leadership was insufficient (in 10 reviews)

  • no easy access to Emory healthcare; hierarchical job; bad work/life balance (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Research Assistant"

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

    I have been working at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    Great mentorship and networking opportunity. Wonderful work environment.

    Cons

    Relatively lower pay. Few travel/conference opportunity,


  2. "Post doc"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good location for me, flexible hours for the most part

    Cons

    Women do not get promoted as often as men

  3. "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Healthcare benefits, 401k match, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Traffic was a nightmare, office politics


  4. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Emory University full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great staff. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Terribly mismanaged. Not secure.

    Advice to Management

    Don't overspend


  5. "CRC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Benefits are good I'm new here

    Cons

    Just got here still waiting to see


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Medical Records Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Medical Records Coordinator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Managers and executives who are empathetic to employee needs and who genuinely care about the people they work with

    Cons

    My commute is awful, coming south from Hall County to Atlanta

    Advice to Management

    Give employees ways to improve themselves career-wise; make suggestions during performance reviews


  7. "part time professor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly people, flexible hours except for time in classroom, good work life balance,

    Cons

    adjuncts are paid unfairly and well below full time people with similar qualifications

    Advice to Management

    be fair

  8. "A great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great work culture, wonderful colleagues

    Cons

    lower than market salaries relative to industry


  9. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Emory University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good opportunity to develop skills

    Cons

    Not really any con I can think of


  10. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Emory University full-time

    Pros

    Benefits were good and started from day one.

    Cons

    Management is touch and go

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees like people, not robots especially people of color!!


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