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Updated February 19, 2018
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  • No cons to list, but I was only a volunteer for about a month so I can't really comment (in 8 reviews)

  • Too much red tape to accomplish tasks (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent learning experience while working there.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.


  2. "Summer Research Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Great collaborative environment, lots of opportunities at the junior research level, great computational resources.

    Cons

    Competitive funding, not a lot of chance for non-academic roles.

  3. "2 year experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Resourceful, downtown location, adjacent to several other hospital

    Cons

    no big cons really. pretty friendly atmosphere.


  4. "Research Nurse"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Company benefits are great as long as you are working full- time hours.

    Cons

    Cannot complain about a doctor- they're not gonna listen to you even if you did (Oh, they would, just to pacify you when you are still there as an employee).


  5. "Summer intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Pros

    Was a summer research intern here..absolutely loved it! Everyone was very friendly, and they keep you engaged with presentations and events throughout the program.

    Cons

    none, had a great time


  6. "Research Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good reputation, leading edge research

    Cons

    Lots of politics amongst senior management

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Great Place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Research Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Clinical Research Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - state of the art facilities
    - employee appreciation events

    Cons

    - commute
    - difficult to coordinate between research and main hospital

  8. "Such an amazing place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people, world class Hospital, feels great to be part of an organization with an amazing mission.

    Cons

    Lots of work to do, work/life balance can be a struggle.


  9. "Amazing Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    I have been working at Sickkids full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Truly a world class hospital.

    Cons

    Continue to look for ways to provide more training for employees.


  10. "Respiratory Therapist"

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    Former Employee - Registered Respiratory Therapist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Registered Respiratory Therapist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Sickkids full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great supervisor. Nice work environment. good benefits

    Cons

    not easy to plan vacation well in advance


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