National Research Council Canada - Excellent, while it lasts | Glassdoor
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"Excellent, while it lasts"

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Former Employee - Research Student in Victoria, BC (Canada)
Former Employee - Research Student in Victoria, BC (Canada)

Pros

Work with international leaders in their respective field
Excellent work-life balance
Inviting and engaging atmosphere, friendly and supportive colleagues
Everyone genuinely enjoys what they are doing and love their work
Everyone is given a voice across all levels of management and treated with the utmost respect.

Cons

Very limited number of seats
Pay can be low; you get a wage you can live with

Other Employee Reviews for National Research Council Canada

  1. "Awesome environment, great people but better direction needed"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Ann Arbor, MI
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Ann Arbor, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at National Research Council Canada as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    The technology, ideas and technical staff is awesome.

    Cons

    Direction at the top needs to be better and less focused on making money.

    Advice to Management

    Let the technical staff lead with ideas. Focus on public relations and marketing.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Fear-based institute that's behind the times in management/retention; experience in-the-news topics via panels/lectures"

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    Former Employee - Associate Program Officer in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Associate Program Officer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Committee Study topics and panels
    Close to the action of politics and policy
    Lectures series are hot curent events/topics

    Cons

    fear-based company
    Information is hoarded
    unclear goals; looking good cuts quality
    Endless rules prevent staffers from doing so much as ordering a stapler without permission
    management creates distrust and confusion among staff

    Advice to Management

    A good agency uses open communication, not fear & intimidation to get results / create positive work environment
    As a publications company, supply tools/ materials and equipment that will fit the real daily needs of staff / committee

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