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University of California Berkeley Employee Reviews about "leadership"

Updated Aug 14, 2022

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4.3
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University of California Berkeley Chancellor and Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Carol T. Christ (no image)
Carol T. Christ
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Our boss has always been great and the people you work with are all very engaging.(in 227 reviews)
  • "Great benefits and services.(in 189 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and only have to commit as much or as little as you'd like(in 156 reviews)
  • "The campus is beautiful and the students are laid back and a pleasant environment to working.(in 83 reviews)
  • "Very talented colleagues and great science happening there.(in 71 reviews)
Cons
  • "The low pay means that you have to put in alot of work hours to get a decent salary.(in 191 reviews)
  • "sometimes busy and low salary(in 125 reviews)
  • "Over worked and poor management(in 58 reviews)
  • "If the department has poor leadership, there will be higher turnover in that department.(in 19 reviews)
  • "Certain managers go out of their way to 'cheat' workers out of such opportunities.(in 18 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Good

    Aug 14, 2022 - PhD Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Freedom, creative, positive, supportive, educative

    Cons

    Cheap, not well paid, a lot of time

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great entry job

    Aug 7, 2022 - Library Page 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Easy to work at, give hours based around classes

    Cons

    Only open Mon-Fri 8-5, so not entirely flexible, not much room to move up in company as a student.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    UC Berkeley

    Aug 5, 2022 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work with brilliant scientists Lots of resources Decent support for Postdocs

    Cons

    Low salary (like all postdocs) Expensive to live in the Bay Area

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Feels like home

    Aug 2, 2022 - Graduate Student 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Inclusive, and trying to better themselves

    Cons

    Older professors very much live by the "can't teach an old dog new tricks"

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Enjoyed my time

    Aug 2, 2022 - Lead Peer Advisor in UC Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The staff are fantastic. I enjoyed working with them.

    Cons

    Pay is quite low, even for a work-study position.

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    A great place to work

    Jul 31, 2022 - Graduate Student Services Advisor in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent service and focus on graduate student development

    Cons

    Opportunities for growth in one department where one must move out of the academic unit to find an elevated position

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    fun job but low pay

    Aug 13, 2022 - Facilties Coordinator in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    flexible hybrid work schedule makes for a manageable position. great co workers.

    Cons

    low pay. benefits were also reduced about 9 years ago for new hires. parking is tough. too much focus on DEI, not enough focus on hard skills.

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  8. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Pros and Cons For Sure

    Aug 11, 2022 - Graduate Student Researcher in Berkeley, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - great mentorship depending on the advisor you have - access to extraordinary facilities and machines - so many interesting classes to choose from

    Cons

    - high pressure environment - the salary is too low to live on in the Bay Area -if you get a bad advisor it’ll make your life really difficult

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    PhD student teaching salary

    Aug 11, 2022 - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great healthcare, somewhat flexible hours, good for your CV

    Cons

    Poor pay, often overworked, admin is awful… not always paid on time or the correct amount

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Good for part-time student job

    Jul 27, 2022 - Coordinator 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    With all work-study jobs I had at Cal, hours were very flexible.

    Cons

    As a student, you really need to be disciplined in balancing your work-study and school life.

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