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"Great atmosphere, low pay"

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Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Laboratory Assistant in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at ALS full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Lots of social activities, fun people lots of students, opportunity for overtime in busy season

Cons

low pay, high productivity, no job security

Other Employee Reviews for ALS

  1. "They care more about clients than the science, since some standards aren't as rigorous as they should be."

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    Former Contractor - Lab Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Lab Assistant in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ALS as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Gives you a chance to get into some labwork. The company has high career mobility.

    Cons

    Although good on safety, they need to be significantly more protective of their employees health in regards to PPE.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not a place for local chemists/technicians hoping to gain technical expertise."

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    Former Employee - Chemist in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Chemist in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at ALS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Little competition among colleagues/ office politics
    Little challenges. Suitable for people who likes routine work
    Stable job, if you aren't thinking of "climbing"

    Cons

    Hires mostly non-singaporean
    Low pay
    Low career progression
    Limited safety precautions for laboratory staff
    High turnover

    Advice to Management

    Better pay and benefits

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