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"Lab rat!"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)
Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England (UK)

Pros

Well funded relative to university equivalent labs
Good people, collaborative working environment
Great technical support services
Connectedness between CRUK funded groups

Cons

CRUK groups in the provinces get overlooked
No focus on personal or career development
Innovation not always supported or sought

Advice to Management

Focus on the development and career progression ambitions of junior researchers
Promote collaboration
Address London-non London imbalance
Encourage exposure to science in the real world

Other Employee Reviews for Cancer Research UK

  1. "Awesome experience!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Fiercely hardworking employees while maintaining great work-life balance.

    Cons

    I did not experience any.


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    "Processor"

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    Former Employee - Processor
    Former Employee - Processor
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Cancer Research UK full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No pros to speak of

    Cons

    - Everything is run by favoritism and petty politics
    - No one outside of upper management ever wants to be there
    - Management constantly taunts you with being fired or if your a temp of being hired just to make you work harder
    - Gossip, foul language, and petty squabbles run rampant
    - Toxic environment that promotes unhealthy competition
    - Only the top 2 or 3 processors have any opportunity and will not help you in fear of losing there positions and bonuses

    If your still reading this - do yourself a favor and work elsewhere

    Advice to Management

    Treat all your employee with respect and not like excrement on disposable bathroom tissue.

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