King's College London Employee Reviews about "flexible working"

Updated Jan 12, 2021

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King's College London President  PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
PROFESSOR EDWARD BYRNE AC
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Pros
  • "Flexible working hours and freedom in experimentation(in 41 reviews)

  • "Flexible and supportive working environment with good colleagues(in 35 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management seem entirely focused on money rather than education or research(in 20 reviews)

  • "apart from annual incremental salary increases, there is no clear path for career progression/promotion(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      Great environment

      Jan 3, 2021 - Junior AV Assistant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      - Flexible work hours - Really great team of people to work with - Decent salary ph for a part time role

      Cons

      - Not really much progression

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Poor management

      Jan 12, 2021 - Production Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working, interesting work, looks after staff

      Cons

      Dreadful management in some departments

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Research Associate

      Nov 22, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in London, England, England
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      Pros

      They have flexible working hours.

      Cons

      Working environment is really depended by each supervisor.

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Diverse and engaging environment

      Nov 18, 2020 - Student in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working in the heart of London Flexible working hours Great facilities

      Cons

      Sometime somewhat bureaucratic academic environment can be very removed from commercial

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice job

      Oct 28, 2020 - Student Ambassador in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Flexible working schedule - London living wage

      Cons

      - Sometimes disorganised - Lack of communication from above

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place

      Aug 13, 2020 - Event Coordinator in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Flexible work offered, range of events, good colleagues

      Cons

      Administration is generally quite poor

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    8. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Great experience

      Jun 26, 2020 - Research Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working alongside experts in the field, friendly and supportive atmosphere, learned a lot, flexible working

      Cons

      Can't think of any cons

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Average university

      May 7, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, flexible working times, maternity leave

      Cons

      Low pay and no health benefits

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor HR processes & unstable contracts

      Apr 30, 2020 - Postdoctoral Researcher in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly, smart people, flexible work.

      Cons

      Poor HR processes, relatively low salaries & difficult to obtain a permanent academic contract

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      A good company to work for

      Mar 5, 2020 - Senior Research Scientist in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      King's is a pleasant and inclusive environment, usually with flexible work patterns, generous holidays and good support for staff

      Cons

      King's salary structure, as with many universities, is very rigid, with only incremental progression for professional services staff

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