LSE
4.1 of 5 24 reviews
www.lse.ac.uk London, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Updated Feb 25, 2014

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Judith Rees

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89% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great reputation - unorganized career services

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at LSE

ProsBest academic environment with excellent professors
Excellent facilities
In the center of London
Huge Brand name in UK and globally

ConsNot so organised in terms of career services
The alumni is not so well connected with the university
LSE should organise more events with firms, each department should do it

Advice to Senior Managementsupport students with the advice and network of the alumni. The teaching is perfect

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good

IT Services (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE part-time for less than a year

Prosgood job, i enjoy working here

Consthere are no cons in it

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Fascinating

Student (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 3 years

ProsWork with the brightest minds

ConsCan often be mentally draining

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Fantastic experience

Teaching Assistant (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE part-time

Pros- Enthusiastic helpful people (students, professors and fellow TAs)
- Good training sessions before the job starts
- Challenging environment

Cons- Can get a bit hectic. When juggling course work as a student and teaching, it can get extremely overwhelming at times.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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challenging environment

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at LSE

Proshigh exposure, high reputation, leader

Consthe lse is copying the us model; it's a shame

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Residence Assistant (Former Employee)
London, England

I worked at LSE part-time for more than a year

ProsGood pay, fairly flexible hours, nice people.

ConsMany services and technologies used by staff and guests need to be modernised to be of an acceptable standard. This impacts directly on staff efficiency and customer satisfaction.

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Great

IT Services (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE part-time for less than a year

ProsGood people and a good environment to work in.

ConsLong hours and no worklife balance

Advice to Senior Managementthey need to implement more training schemes.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good policies on paper don't translate to good policies in practice

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE full-time

ProsIt has a good (undeserved) reputation

ConsBullying by middle management is rife. HR is useless.

Advice to Senior ManagementTake control - stop letting middle managers run departments as their own private fiefdoms

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Fantastic place to work

Research Officer (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 3 years

ProsHigh talented colleagues, sufficient support, art-of-the-state facilities and productive work teams

ConsShort of staff in certain administrative divisions

Advice to Senior ManagementHiring more administrative staff to improve the capacity and efficiency of support provided to students and academic staff.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Collaborative, respectful environment

Research Assistant (Current Employee)
London, England

I have been working at LSE part-time for more than a year

ProsAs a research assistant (a position on the lower echelons of academia) there is still an incredibly respectful and collaborative feel.
You have access to abundant resources and brilliant individuals.
The pay is very good.

ConsI only worked part time so didn't spend enough time to have any significant grievances.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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