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"A job here can turn to a lifetime long career"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Web Designer in Pasadena, CA
Current Employee - Web Designer in Pasadena, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Caltech (California) full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

City location of Pasadena lifestyle and scene; intellectual and scientific community access; high value benefits and competitive salary and hourly pay rates at all levels; self education opportunities.

Cons

Cost of living relatively high for country; freeway driving; competitive atmosphere might not appeal to some; potential contact with theft and violent crime.

Advice to Management

Improve work place atmosphere and effectiveness by taking actio on poor job performance by taking action on employees that have shown or received consistent and persistent negative reports.

Other Employee Reviews for Caltech (California)

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Easy to reach management in the facility"

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    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Pasadena, CA
    Current Employee - Lifeguard in Pasadena, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Caltech (California) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy to reach management in the facility as well as connect with co-workers, subs, etc.

    Cons

    Difficult micro-managing by Head Lifeguard and difficulty in reasoning with her.


  2. "Faculty are not good Managers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Pasadena, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Committed Staff, outstanding students. Some dead wood in the staff.

    Cons

    Faculty can and will do anything they want.

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