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Updated October 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Wellness-Angebot, um den MitarbeiterInnen eine bessere Work-Life Balance zu erm (in 21 reviews)

  • challenging work environment that is never a slow or boring day (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • Limited advancement opportunities, hard to maintain a good work/life balance (in 7 reviews)

  • limited room for growth, difficult to get promotions (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Job Responsibilities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Good,Job guarantee,adapting new technology, work life balance

    Cons

    Long travel to work, change of manager


  2. "UHN review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Staff ;Positive environment without pressure

    Cons

    Strict rules regarding timings .

  3. "Great Place, Innovative people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    State of the art facilities, canadas biggest hospital, great minds, great resources, great research environment

    Cons

    some politics, salary is lower than a comparable position in industry or in the US, need more mentoring, work life balance can be tough, need more talented people to make use of the great facilities

    Advice to Management

    make the salaries more competitive so that you're not losing top talent to industry and abroad. Keep up the momentum with infrastructure, and invest more in talent


  4. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    UHN is a network of hospitals so you have a great opportunity for collaboration with different research areas.
    The research facilities are very well equipped.

    Cons

    Because you are working in a hospital there are a lot of bureaucracy and paper work to fill in every year.

    Advice to Management

    It really depends on you r supervisor.


  5. "Stable and good benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Pension matching was 126% of my contribution up to a yearly max. Flexible hours and performance system was transparent

    Cons

    Slow movement upwards and many times too difficult to get a raise

    Advice to Management

    Raises were not permitted, job titles were too restrictive, retention of talent was NOT considered.


  6. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    World reknown institution, great training, fast-paced, meet a lot of people -- great starting point

    Cons

    Clinic staff can be unwelcoming (and many times rude) to research coordinators; some managers are not open to allowing the entire team to attend conferences and training sessions..they often have their favourites

    Advice to Management

    be more fair and kind


  7. "Large supportive organization"

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

    Pros

    The people are great, the benefits are fantastic (especially the pension plan!), and the organization is always looking for a way to improve.

    Cons

    Everything is a bit slow in terms of beauracracy, and the financial restrictions for business travel are very tight.

  8. "Good benefits"

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

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    Defined benefits, HOOP pension, wellness centre, starts at 3 weeks vacation, in third calendar year of employment goes to 4 weeks.

    Cons

    Limited resources, budget, - publically funded so under constraints


  9. "Research Technician II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time

    Pros

    -good benefits for permanent employees
    -good environment for learning new techniques in research
    -many opportunities to be involved in clinical trials and research that will impact cancer research
    -good place for starting a career in research

    Cons

    -HR is not very efficient or useful for employees
    -certain positions will have little room for advancements


  10. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant

    I have been working at University Health Network full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive salary and benefits, very rewarding, great people and culture, Tuition help, wellness programs.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


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