Compare The Open University vs Truro and Penwith College BETA

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The Open University

Employee Ratings

  • The Open University scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Truro and Penwith College scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 327 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 20 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
The Open University employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Truro and Penwith College employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
The Open University employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Truro and Penwith College employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Open University Ceo Tim Blackman
99%
99%Tim Blackman
CEO Approval
Truro and Penwith College placeholder CEO image
100%
100%
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
73%
The Open University employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Truro and Penwith College employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

The Open University has 514 more total submitted salaries than Truro and Penwith College.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Lecturer17 Salaries
£6,238/yr
Project Manager17 Salaries
£40,650/yr
PhD Student13 Salaries
£15,608/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Lecturer3 Salaries
£35,459/yr
Coordinator1 Salaries
£18,421/yr
Assistant1 Salaries
£18,421/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at The Open University.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at The Open University.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 16 reviews)
"Working environment"(in 16 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 13 reviews)
"Career progression"(in 11 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Contractor - Estates

I worked at The Open University for more than a year

Pros

Friendly team and nice location

Cons

Pay is quite low comparatively

Former Employee - College Lecturer

I worked at Truro and Penwith College full-time

Pros

Great campus with plenty of facilities. Nice students and colleagues.

Cons

Rules were a bit too strict, there was little room for discussion with the SMT.

Advice to Management

Be more open to suggestions from employees.

Job Postings

The Open University has 21 more recently posted open jobs than Truro and Penwith College.