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University of British Columbia CEO Arvind Gupta
Arvind Gupta
147 Ratings
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  • "Low salary compared to skills required but still good opportunity(in 24 reviews)

  • "No cons whatsoever because UBC is amazing(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Great!"

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      Former Employee - Camp Instructor 

      I worked at University of British Columbia part-time

      Pros

      Really fun experience - I love working with kids

      Cons

      Really no cons at all

      University of British Columbia2019-02-28
    • "RA"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I worked at University of British Columbia part-time

        Pros

        They really care about people.

        Cons

        Housing prices in Vancouver are very high.

        University of British Columbia2019-01-09
      • "It's a good place for making balance with working and life."

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at University of British Columbia full-time

        Pros

        It's a good place for making balance with working and life.

        Cons

        Increasing a salary is slow.

        University of British Columbia2019-01-23
      • "Postdoc"

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

        I worked at University of British Columbia full-time

        Pros

        Beautiful campus, academic colleagues from all over the world

        Cons

        poor work-life balance, little to no benefits, HR is unhelpful

        University of British Columbia2018-11-02
      • "Graduate Student"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook

        I worked at University of British Columbia full-time

        Pros

        Amazing experience - loved every second of it.

        Cons

        None to report of at the time being.

        Advice to Management

        None.

        University of British Columbia2018-09-03
      • Helpful (1)

        "Overall good"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at University of British Columbia

          Pros

          Relaxed and nice environment Good Compensation Friendly coworkers and managers

          Cons

          boring old culture old offices Lack of energy

          University of British Columbia2018-06-18
        • "Decent"

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            Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

            I worked at University of British Columbia part-time

            Pros

            Nice people, fair, organized, good benefits

            Cons

            The building at BC Womens gets very warm in the summer

            University of British Columbia2017-10-31
          • "good one"

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              Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
              Recommends
              Positive Outlook
              Approves of CEO

              I worked at University of British Columbia full-time

              Pros

              It was good and I liked the whole experience

              Cons

              No cons and nothing to complain about

              University of British Columbia2017-10-10
            • "Research Assistant"

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                Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

                I worked at University of British Columbia full-time

                Pros

                Liable to get a degree

                Cons

                Need publication to get a masters degree

                University of British Columbia2017-08-04
              • "Great place to work"

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                Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
                Recommends
                Neutral Outlook
                No opinion of CEO

                I worked at University of British Columbia part-time

                Pros

                Great benefits, wage, and flexibility

                Cons

                Can be a bureaucratic mess

                University of British Columbia2017-07-17
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