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"Generally positive"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager II in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Project Manager II in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at University of Chicago full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Flexible work hours
Possible to work at home part of the time
Stimulating work colleagues
Meaningful work
Lots of resources for those who are fortunate to attract the attention of the appropriate stakeholders

Cons

Human Resources processes sometimes confusing
Competition among colleagues sometimes counter-productive
Technology lags a bit
Resource investments are not equally available across the University

Advice to Management

Provide more standardized supervision process

Other Employee Reviews for University of Chicago

  1. "Positive work environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Project Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance, challenging and positive environment, great advancement opportunities, and passionate colleagues.

    Cons

    Transportation can sometimes be an issue to Hyde Park.


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Byzantian bureaucracy, great benefits."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Desktop Support Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Desktop Support Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Chicago full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, safe neighborhood, tons of facilities nearby, good cultural attractions on campus, stimulating, smart colleagues. Also, the campus is beautiful.

    Cons

    Everything is overmanaged and mismanaged, with nepotism and corruption reigning supreme. People try their best, but the structure of the University often does not allow for effective communication, cooperation, and lacks broad direction.


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