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"Bureaucratic but well meaning"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Los Angeles, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at UCLA full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

great faculty
great researchers
some intelligent students
friendly staff

Cons

faculty are often overworked and stressed
staff work strictly 9-5 and sometimes more like 10-4

Advice to Management

I'm not sure what management could do better.

Other Employee Reviews for UCLA

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Deceptive hiring practices. Too many oldtimers - who are WAY behind the curve."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Working with students is by far the best part of working for UCLA. Get out and enjoy the beautiful campus.

    Cons

    Stuck in the past. Management refuses to embrace technology or new best practices. Anderson school of "mis-Management" has a horrible culture. High level professors, especially the emeriti, are a sham. Definitely a case of "those who can't do - teach".

    Advice to Management

    Wake up and appreciate new talent and clear the path for advancement by thinning out the old wood instead of letting us slip through your fingers while you chase your tails and quote policy and procedures from the 1980's.


  2. "Good..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at UCLA part-time

    Pros

    Friendly, welcoming work environment. Great weather. Great location.

    Cons

    A little bureaucratic. But I believe most state colleges and universities are similar in this category.

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