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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    Flexibility, fun and easy, good networking opportunities

    Cons

    Busy work, can take up a lot of free time depending on professor / class

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    Not allowed to take care of me.

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    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Service Desk Analyst in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Mostly a positive team environment.

    Cons

    low contract pay, restrictive schedule, vacation time accrued too slowly, leading to bad work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more considerate of necessary time off needed.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    It's been challenging and rewarding, however the position is unstable as it relies on funding applied for by the lab

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    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Research Specialist in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible hours, "work from home" options, asking scientific questions, great benefits

    Cons

    unreliable schedule--up to experimental conditions, unreliable employment, lab specialist position has a pretty low ceiling.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Tour Guide

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    Former Employee - Tour Guide in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Tour Guide in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Emory University

    Pros

    Amazing office environment and you network with a lot of important people!

    Cons

    It is unpaid unless you are a Fellow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great Place To Work

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are awesome. Best in the market. Room to grow and job is stable. Great restaurants is close proximity.

    Cons

    Everyone needs to get on the same page, too many Chiefs and not enough Indians.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop promoting people on the buddy system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    I am a graduate student

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    Current Employee - Instructor
    Current Employee - Instructor

    I have been working at Emory University part-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Welfare in Emory is perfect. The department pay you instead of your boss. They provide funding for you to attend conference, receive training, or just do research.

    Cons

    It is very expensive to park on campus, but I guess it is a universal problems for most of the schools;

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Research Assistant

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Emory University

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Work at one pace, Results oriented

    Cons

    Hourly Pay Rate for Research Assistants

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    New post-doc.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    The salary is fair and the benefits are good. I have no frame of reference, however.

    Cons

    Resources are more limiting than where I conducted my graduate work.

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    Nice Place to Work, they try hard.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Emory University full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Telecommute available, alternative transportation allowance given, classes given on work life balance, nice benefits, and good people generally.

    Cons

    Raises are cost of living and the review process changes every single year.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Higher Ed Admission

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Emory University

    Pros

    Strong sense of community within the staff. Management is very flexible and tries to invest in employees to maximize the quality of work produced.

    Cons

    Working for such a large organization can be tiring. Most decisions need to be run by multiple layers of people and can be very time consuming in trying to get work done.

    Approves of CEO

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