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Purdue University Employee Reviews about "flexible hours"

Updated Jun 14, 2019

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Purdue University CEO Mitch Daniels
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  1. "Great Experience"

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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great talking point in interviews

    Cons

    Low pay, High work load

    Purdue University2019-02-28
  2. "Great environment, student friendly"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible hours, Great Grad Staff benefits,

    Cons

    cold, lots of rains, school won't close under extreme weathers.

    Purdue University2019-02-13
  3. "Student Worker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Get to work with other students.

    Cons

    Lower pay scale for students, high turnover

    Purdue University2018-11-06
  4. "Student Web Content Editor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great people

    Cons

    nothing bad to say about this job

    Purdue University2018-10-18
  5. "Being a Peer Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Peer Advisor in West Lafayette, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Purdue University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great co-workers, and the ability to work on homework in most positions

    Cons

    Low pay, sometimes boring work

    Purdue University2018-10-01
  6. "Good for Students"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Purdue University part-time

    Pros

    On campus, flexible hours, ease of application

    Cons

    Low raises, sometimes picky supervisors

    Purdue University2018-09-12
  7. "Engineering Computer Network - Went from relaxed and fun to weird and difficult quickly"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Systems Engineer in West Lafayette, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    I worked at Purdue University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Generally good benefits. A good 8-5 with flexible hours. Mostly general help-desk style work, but also more complex and stimulating research problems. Many of the faculty and staff are wonderful people to work with and have great insight into many topics. This makes supporting these users fun and interesting. Other than your on call rotations a few times a year you can leave work knowing work stays there.

    Cons

    Overall you have to play games to succeed (get raises or promotions) or suck up to management. The structure is really built up for such a small organization. ECN has 60-70 people across 3-4 groups. With a large percentage in UDS. The number of managers is disproportionate in UDS and becomes a case of too many cooks very quickly. You're not rewarded for any technical proficiency or even your ability to interact...

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    If you want to reduce turnover you need to stop cracking down so hard on your technical and capable people. Even those that you can get to fall in line will eventually realize they are not valued and leave. Don't play games and move goal posts with performance reviews. Reading books on CEO and company methodology and trying to pawn those ideas on a University Organization that is completely disconnected from real...

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    Purdue University2018-06-12
  8. "Library Assistant"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends

      I worked at Purdue University part-time

      Pros

      Flexible hours. Nice working space.

      Cons

      Tasks sometimes were quite monotonous.

      Purdue University2018-04-16
    • "Pretty good job in college."

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Purdue University part-time

        Pros

        Laidback work setting, flexible hours, cool people.

        Cons

        Not paid as much as some other jobs on campus.

        Purdue University2018-04-02
      • "Great environment and friendly people"

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        Former Employee - Student Office Staff in West Lafayette, IN
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at Purdue University part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Organised, flexible hours, friendly people

        Cons

        fast paced, low pay, small working enviorment

        Purdue University2018-03-23
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