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Updated 14 Jul 2019

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Judith Rees
45 Ratings
  1. "Researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting place to work, very stimulating

    Cons

    None in particular, just be armed with patience because things in the academic world take time and are done slowly

    LSE2019-02-24
  2. "Enjoyable"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at LSE full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Varied work environment, working with people passionate about the student experience and HE

    Cons

    Senior management has been ropey in the past

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to focus on leadership and development

    LSE2019-02-19
  3. "LSE"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    nice location and transportation around

    Cons

    too small campus with not many dining choices

    LSE2019-02-16
  4. "Great colleagues"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Colleagues, Research Topics, Pay and Benefits

    Cons

    Promotion potential to a higher position

    LSE2019-01-24
  5. "Mixed bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Generous leave entitlement, good benefits and schemes available to staff

    Cons

    Lack of career development, regular high turnover of staff, lack of vision from senior management.

    LSE2019-02-07
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    Great! The staff are very friendly.

    Cons

    Not as social as other workplaces.

    LSE2019-01-16
  7. "Teaching assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    LSE is among the top universities and students are great it is a pleasure to teach classes

    Cons

    High expectations for your work. Students' feedback is critical for your career at LSE.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the salary to TAs

    LSE2018-12-13
  8. "Research Assistant at LSE"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at LSE part-time

    Pros

    Exciting place to work at. Very stimulating and rewarding

    Cons

    Lots of work to do.

    LSE2018-11-18
  9. "study"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at LSE full-time

    Pros

    amazing, interesting, intriguing, challenging, stimulating

    Cons

    low student satisfaction, hard at times

    LSE2018-11-28
  10. "PSS Staff are replaceable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very flexible working hours for most people.

    Cons

    if you are a member of Professional service departments like estates, IT or HR you are a replaceable drone. don't expect any support.

    Advice to Management

    If you want the LSE PSS staff to behave more like those in the private sector then give us the same benefits.

    LSE2018-11-21
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