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LSE Reviews

Updated 26 Feb 2020

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4.2
77%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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LSE Director Judith Rees (no image)
Judith Rees
51 Ratings
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  • "Can be very on-and-off in terms of the workload when it is part time(in 8 reviews)

  • "There really is no cons working here in my personal experience(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Great opportunity for career development"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Internal training and self development, caring environment, supportive of learning and expanding. Self development.

    Cons

    Change is inevitable but LSE tends to change very quick and very drastically.

    LSE2020-02-26
  2. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Bar Assistant 

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Was a very supportive environment

    Cons

    Not much cohesion across departments

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    LSE2020-02-24
  3. "Political Economy of Europe"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - MSC Student 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Being immersed in an international environment and receive a quality education

    Cons

    Necessary to well manage your time.

    LSE2020-02-21
  4. "Great Place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Friendly, stress-free environment, amazing career development opportunities, excellent training

    Cons

    living in London, location, facilities

    LSE2020-01-25
  5. "Great environment"

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    Current Employee - PhD Candidate in London, England

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Strongly research oriented and inspirational

    Cons

    Sometimes it does not value people

    LSE2020-01-27
  6. "avoid if you can"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    the leave is good as the uni closes over christmas and easter but you don't have to take leave

    Cons

    there is a culture of bullying and HR do not take it seriously. they will back up managers and don't care about ordinary working staff who do all the work unfortunately. they care about students but not staff. and there is lots of racism which goes to the top.

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    LSE2020-01-22
  7. "Very Hard to Actually Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay is good (if you ever get any work)

    Cons

    You have to be on email 24/7. Jobs go in under 1 min. Be prepared for a lot of uncertainty

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    LSE2020-02-10
  8. "great pay, great hours, great work"

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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador 

    I worked at LSE part-time

    Pros

    you get to really make a difference

    Cons

    sometimes not enough work for students, can get competitive

    LSE2020-01-04
  9. "Good place to work, loads of freedom"

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant 

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

    Pros

    - Intellectual stimulation - Overall freedom to handle time/tasks - Great support network

    Cons

    - A bit disconnected/scattered at times

    LSE2020-01-16
  10. "good"

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    Current Employee - MIS Data 

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

    Pros

    flexible and good work for community motivation.

    Cons

    lots of waste and inefficient bureacracy

    LSE2020-01-12

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