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King Saud University Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 16 Oct 2018

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3.2
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Pros
  • "High salary, collaborative working environment, students(in 8 reviews)

  • "Good salary and benefits, great campus, no tax, lots of holidays(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "More like a high school rather than a 21st century university(in 2 reviews)

  • "Being an expat has some drawbacks(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Teacher"

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    English Professor in Decatur, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment, and excellent staff.

    Cons

    The weather is extremely volatile.

    Advice to Management

    The ELSD staff does an outstanding job to provide the teaching staff as well the student with the proper tools, technology, curriculum, and protocol to create an amazing educational environment.

    King Saud University2016-05-11
  2. "Not as memorable as it was"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at King Saud University part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Multicultural and Friendly working environment

    Cons

    Bonuses, Research funding, e.tc.

    Advice to Management

    The government policies are not friendly to the glory of the university

    King Saud University2018-10-13
  3. "No policy is followed with regard to employee satisfaction. All policies are for the management."

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    Current Employee - Pharmacist in Riyadh
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at King Saud University full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    used to be multicultural, friendly working environment but nomore.

    Cons

    every employee envy each other, nomore work ethics.

    Advice to Management

    Its a very big organisation please get some experienced, matured sensible people in management. You can do saudiaisation with fairness and dignity too. There is no need to play hide n seek with foreign employees.

    King Saud University2018-10-16
  4. "Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at King Saud University full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment, both research and teaching are very attractive.

    Cons

    If you don't Arabic you might have some communication difficulties with others.

    King Saud University2017-10-01
  5. "Esl Instructor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Riyāḑ

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High salary, collaborative working environment, students

    Cons

    Unorganized, last minute changes, sometimes stressful

    King Saud University2017-03-28
  6. "SDM"

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    Software Development Manager 

    I have been working at King Saud University for more than a year

    Pros

    clean and safe work environment

    Cons

    non stable or fair employment environment

    King Saud University2016-06-04
  7. "its a good experience working at KSU"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Riyadh
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at King Saud University full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    There is job security, workload is not too much, working environment is good. its in the largest city of KSA with high standard of living.it has multinational staff.

    Cons

    service structure is not good. end of services benefits are not good. residence allowance is not adequate,chances of promotions and growth are limited.

    Advice to Management

    to improve service structure

    King Saud University2012-08-05
  8. Helpful (1)

    "its unique"

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     in Riyadh

    I have been working at King Saud University

    Pros

    good salary good benefits excellent working environment

    Cons

    no competition and exploitation of expatriates

    King Saud University2012-05-12
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