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Updated 10 Aug 2019

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Judith Rees
45 Ratings
  1. "Great but Chaotic"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Great work life balance 2. Great people-nice and friendly 3. Freedom to try new things

    Cons

    1. Poor management and management structures 2. Very political environment 3. Averse to change or improvement

    Advice to Management

    Management leadership style needs to change so that talented people want to stay. Also poor career progression.

    LSE2019-07-14
  2. "Excellent"

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    Current Employee - Student in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Academically stimulating environment , multicultural and analytical thinking

    Cons

    Challenging and stressful environment . High standards

    Advice to Management

    Be more concerned about student satisfaction not just your university rankings

    LSE2019-06-24
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    "Good Academic Jobs for the UK"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Professor 

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours for most of the year.

    Cons

    Lots of unnecessary bureaucratic nonsense.

    LSE2019-06-09
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    "Great Research Enironment"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - Great Supervision (around one meeting per week) - Strong Research group

    Cons

    - Very central location, therefore limited space

    LSE2019-06-08
  5. "Student"

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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Great Environment at London School of Economics

    Cons

    Would be great if there was greater contact time with teachers.

    LSE2019-06-05
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Good environment and good facilities.

    Cons

    Stairs in the library

    LSE2019-05-31
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    "A good school to teach in"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant in London, England

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

    Pros

    There are great professors to work with

    Cons

    I’m a PhD student and the department pushes me to reach more than what a PhD student usually does

    LSE2019-06-11
  8. "Research Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

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

    Pros

    Good people , nice environment, great city

    Cons

    Low salary, politics, bad food

    LSE2019-06-04
  9. "Rewarding and good pay"

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    Former Employee - Student Mentor 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Really rewarding work and a nice thing to do whilst at the uni here

    Cons

    Takes a while to get paid

    LSE2019-05-18
  10. "Great"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Great, really, no question about it.

    Cons

    No, no really cons, really.

    LSE2019-05-13
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