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The University of North Carolina System Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

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  1. "Read the reviews, most are for UNCCH not UNC System Office"

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

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance Decent Pay

    Cons

    Political minefield No accountability for upper level management HR takes months to do something that should take hours Horrible Employee Morale

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the people that are forcing people to leave and crippling the organization.

    The University of North Carolina System2019-04-04
  2. Helpful (1)

    "You will get promoted to your level of incompetence."

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    Former Employee - Accountant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work/Life balance but that isn't because of good leadership, its a state job so you work a consistent schedule as an SHRA employee

    Cons

    If you care about growth, do not work at UNC. Everything on that campus is political. The HR department staff have personal relationships with leaders of different schools so if you need their assistance with anything, you won't get it. No raises, no bonuses and if you have more education than your co-worker, you are paid the same amount of money, no matter what. A lot of times employees will have more education than...

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    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking you are the smartest person in the room because most of the time, that isn't true just because you have worked here for the last 25 years. Stand on the right side of history for once!

    The University of North Carolina System2018-09-07
  3. "UNC entry level employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, healthy relationship with colleagues.

    Cons

    Parking is the biggest con of working at UNC. If you are a commuter, your best option is that free bus pass.

    The University of North Carolina System2017-11-27
  4. "Research Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at The University of North Carolina System part-time

    Pros

    i) Work/ life balance is good. Since, Professors understand the student work load and they don't pressurize them. ii) The job role provides excellent career opportunities for the student.

    Cons

    Pay is okay but it is fine for part time students.

    Advice to Management

    Always better to work with up-to-date and advanced technology

    The University of North Carolina System2017-05-26
  5. "Carolina Union Events Management Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Information Services Assistant in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System part-time

    Pros

    great work-life balance, flexibility in scheduling to honor student schedules

    Cons

    small staff so shift coverage for call-outs/sickness could be difficult, no additional benefits

    The University of North Carolina System2016-12-02
  6. "Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, fun town to live in. Interesting projects. Good work life balance. Was able to build a good network and this looked good on my resume.

    Cons

    None that come to mind. Maybe the pay, but otherwise I really enjoyed working at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

    The University of North Carolina System2016-03-08
  7. "System Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The University of North Carolina System for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is great. The atmosphere for most of the university encourages education.

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with private sector. There are little to no career growth opportunities.

    The University of North Carolina System2016-03-02
  8. "Great if you come in at an upper level positon."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at The University of North Carolina System full-time

    Pros

    Family Atmostphere Good work life balance Good vacation time.

    Cons

    Very Political. No upward growth. Limited Resources

    Advice to Management

    Provide better training, and introductions for new hire employees. Sending a mass email is not enough.

    The University of North Carolina System2015-10-30
  9. "Office Manager"

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    Current Employee - Front Office Manager/Clinic Schedule Coordinator in Chapel Hill, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The University of North Carolina System for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is good. There is room for growth if you are in the right deparment.

    Cons

    Departmental issues, which does not necessarily portray the University as a whole.

    The University of North Carolina System2015-10-12
  10. "Clinical Research Coordinator"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at The University of North Carolina System part-time

      Pros

      Work/Life balance is great, and it is easy to receive approval for time-off with UNC's TIM system; working as a state employee provides retirement benefits that you contribute to with each paycheck

      Cons

      I work in an academic setting, so pay raises are difficult to come by unless the state decides there is room in the budget for that particular fiscal year. It took nearly 3 years to get a pay raise of $2/hour.

      The University of North Carolina System2015-07-22
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