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"Great for a year or two"

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Current Employee - Senior Fellow in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Senior Fellow in Seattle, WA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Lots of post doctoral support

Cons

Good luck trying to get a job after a post doc

Advice to Management

Streamline jobs for trained staff

Other Employee Reviews for University of Washington

  1. "Innovative work and focus on student success"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work in Housing & Dining, which embraces UW mission and values and operationalizes therm in an accessible way. Collaboration and innovation are encouraged and rewarded.

    Cons

    Hiring process at UW level is cumbersome anddiscourages applicants. We continued to find ways to counteract this poor first impression.

    Advice to Management

    Bring the hiring process into the 21st century. Quicker turnaround, more ability to customize for individual department needs


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Wind beneath the wing"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Contribution to society at Macro level
    Managers who support work life balance

    Cons

    Slow changes
    Academic bias in unrelated field... if a drain has to be dug, Professor's opinion will trump that of plumber...

    Advice to Management

    Mandate continued but relevant development training for folks in management.

    Stick to area of expertise. If you are the final word in the academic world on space technology, you are still not qualified to overrule accountant on how to submit your travel receipt. Just as the accountant will read your published work when s/he is planning a trip to Mars.

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