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3.8
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Colin Bailey
3 Ratings
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  • "There is no plan or care for staff's career path(in 3 reviews)

  • "Overall it was a great experience no cons(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

      Pros

      Working with great people and great opportunities

      Cons

      Work load can be a bit much

    • "TA as a good side job"

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        Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at Queen Mary, University of London part-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Easy going job as a TA while study Flexible time Pay decent

        Cons

        Took quite long to process payments

      • "Good pay and benefits"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

          Pros

          Good pay and benefits, friendly

          Cons

          Slow systems (IT, HR etc), lots of restructures

        • "Working Experience"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

          Pros

          Good People, Good environment and Work conditions

          Cons

          It should have more progression opportunities

        • "Postdoctoral Research Assistant"

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          Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Assistant in London, England
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          Disapproves of CEO

          I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          Good Career development training.

          Cons

          Lack of motivation to work on a project.

        • "An organisation which needs to move with times..."

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time for more than 2 years

          Pros

          The salary and benefits are good. There are a lot of interesting things on the horizon although expectations are often unrealistic. The actual university has a great set of values and engagement with the local community.

          Cons

          The organisation is far too hierarchical and there is a culture of bullying / threatening behaviour at the top of the organisation making jobs feel very insecure. Whilst it is great that there are big aspirations for the university, it's plans are completely uncoordinated and unrealistic. All Schools have been sent into panic to double in size by 2030 but the actual facilities won't be able to cope with even one more...

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          Advice to Management

          Put more effort into recognising employees and setting realistic plans rather than driving people towards goals which aren't achievable and critiquing them when they inevitably fail. There is a lot of inefficiency and culture of people being offended if they are 'left out' making communications onerous and ineffective. A lot of what we do is tick box driven and has not actual impact or meaning beyond meeting outdated...

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        • "Used to be a great place to work, not anymore"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Doesn't Recommend
          Negative Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I worked at Queen Mary, University of London full-time for more than 4 years

          Pros

          Used to be a great place to work

          Cons

          Senior executive bully colleagues University values don’t align with how the place operates

        • "QMUL"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

          Pros

          Flexibility re: working hours, working remotely.

          Cons

          Central services do not function well.

        • "Teaching Assistant"

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          Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I worked at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

          Pros

          - Good place to work

          Cons

          - Not all facilities are well equipped.

        • "Data Analyst"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

          I have been working at Queen Mary, University of London full-time

          Pros

          Good place to work in

          Cons

          Missing corporate-like structure and drive

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