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"Politics and who you know can win over competence and excellence"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lexington, KY
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Excellent benefits and committed staff members.

Cons

The medical school and basketball program/sports rule the campus.

Advice to Management

Stop hiring people for the wrong reasons. Hire people who are competent and committed.

Other Employee Reviews for University of Kentucky

  1. Helpful (1)

    "good short-term work"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    employees are treated with respect;
    scheduling is very flexible;
    enjoyable work environment with friendly people;
    typically have long lunch breaks

    Cons

    pay is not that great;
    no opportunities for advancement or promotion;
    customers are sometimes unreasonable and difficult to deal with


  2. "quite busy but rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Lexington, KY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The quality of life in Lexington is very high.

    Cons

    Not a famous one comparing to other universities

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