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Updated December 12, 2017
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Pros
  • Very understanding of work-life balance; always helping to arrange work around studies, using a weekly sign-up system to organise shifts (in 12 reviews)

  • flexible working hours (can take as much time off as you wish) (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Just a part time student job so cannot really do it full time (in 5 reviews)

  • No opportunities for career progression (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Knowledge is the best thing ever

    Cons

    The workload is a bit of a pain


  2. "Misdi"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Great international presence on campus
    Very interesting course with up-to-date discussions

    Cons

    Very low social life for masters students

  3. "BSc Management (London School of Economics)"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Great modules, atmosphere, and student community

    Cons

    Less contact time with teachers


  4. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Quality of teaching and career support

    Cons

    Library is always full, campus is full


  5. "Better the devil you know?"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Stable employment overall if you can suffer the negative aspects of working here.

    Cons

    Major lack of trust at all levels of the organisation. Lack of appreciation on the largest scale ever experienced.

    Advice to Management

    Believe in the staff you employ to do their jobs well. Give staff the opportunity to shine.


  6. "LSE Catering Part Time job Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Nice people, flexible hours and good pay

    Cons

    Work can get slow and boring at times

    Advice to Management

    none


  7. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Student in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at LSE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great academic departments, very helpful career service, and renowned public figures giving talks almost very other day

    Cons

    library very crowded, especially during lunchtime, and always a building site,

    Advice to Management

    build more libraries

  8. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Freundliche und offene Studentenschaft sowie unterstützungsbereite Professoren. Der Campus ist in gutem Zustand und es gibt viele Möglichkeiten sich zu entspannen.

    Cons

    Hoher Leistungsdruck, der manchmal zu großem Stress führen kann. Ständige Bauarbeiten auf dem Campus stören beim Lernen in der Bibliothek.

    Advice to Management

    Es sollte mehr Möglichkeiten geben für die Studenten, sich mit den Professoren über ihre anstehenden Arbeiten zu unterhalten. Außerdem müssten es höhere Standards für das Lehrpersonal geben.


  9. "phd candidate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    experience, research, quality, academic expertise

    Cons

    stress, small salary, lots of teaching hours


  10. "Residence Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Flexible timing. Fun team. Great to learn new system such as Rezlynx and NSP.

    Cons

    Repetitive works. Sometimes have to face with blunt tourists or students.


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