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  1. "Excellent experience. Tools for future leadership"

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    Former Employee - Building Supervisor in River Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Building Supervisor in River Falls, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great staff support and help. Gave me the tools to land my full time position

    Cons

    I would say that from a facility standpoint, the hours can vary greatly but that is true with every facility job in the country.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up. You help your part-time student workers prepare for their future!


  2. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in River Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in River Falls, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Really easy going work environment! The work was flexible and my superiors were extremely understanding.

    Cons

    It becomes boring quite quickly so it is best to have as one home work to do on down time.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing! It is very comfortable and relaxing environment. One of the best jobs I've ever had!

  3. "Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Had fun, learned a lot and was respected.

    Cons

    Not a real con, had to wake up early.


  4. "Risk Management Department"

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

    Pros

    Very thorough, flexible in schedule, overall cares about the safety of the community.

    Cons

    Difficulties in coordinating compliance over all employees and students

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  5. "Good job during university to make ends meet and get office experience."

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in River Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in River Falls, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers and a fun work environment.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement within the location.


  6. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Writing Center Tutor in River Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Writing Center Tutor in River Falls, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls (More than a year)

    Pros

    Get to help people and see their progress.

    Cons

    Average pay and limited number of hours available to work.


  7. "Good People"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician in River Falls, WI
    Current Employee - Lab Technician in River Falls, WI

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people to work with.

    Cons

    Hard to get a raise year-to-year.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "University Of Wisconsin River Falls Postal and Receiving Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible with emergencies and time off
    Low stress
    Nice work atmosphere
    No overbearing managers
    Able to step outside
    State benefits

    Cons

    Limited room for pay increase
    No room for promotions

    Advice to Management

    Gain a better understanding of what your employees actually do and how their jobs work.


  9. "A decent place for Students to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time

    Pros

    I love that working as a student assistant, I can do my homework while on the job.

    Cons

    You learn a lot of things about the University that makes you not want to be at that school anymore


  10. "Very Enjoyable"

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    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in River Falls, WI
    Former Employee - Desk Assistant in River Falls, WI
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Wisconsin-- River Falls part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Ability to do my homework at the desk, laid back working environment, positive social interactions, keeps you busy.

    Cons

    Odd scheduling times, Hard to get shifts covered due to illness or vacations, minimal hours (3-4 hour shifts twice a week)

    Advice to Management

    Have the desk open for a longer period of time so that students can make some more money. Chances are they aren't making enough money to sustain themselves.


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