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Sickkids Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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Sickkids CEO Ronald Cohn
Ronald Cohn
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  • "No cons I can think of in particular(in 11 reviews)

  • "low salary considering cost of living in Toronto(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

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

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility and the ability to show your creative side.

    Cons

    The commute downtown from anywhere outside of the city.

    Sickkids2019-05-22
  2. "Awesome place!"

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    Current Employee - Education Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Great manager

    Cons

    Processes were hard to come by. No set process in doing things

    Sickkids2019-09-19
  3. "Wonderful team"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in North York, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Team, learning opportunity, great for new grads

    Cons

    Technology is too old.

    Sickkids2019-09-16
  4. "highly supportive research environment"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Sickkids full-time

    Pros

    access to superb modern facilities, world-leading faculty, and breadth of research. Great resources for academic and non academic career development

    Cons

    pay grades for research students are abysmal, limited teaching opportunities, difficult to relay concerns to higher management,

    Sickkids2019-09-17
  5. "Great hospital"

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    Former Employee - Clinical Fellow 

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent academic teaching Amazing people who really care.

    Cons

    Poor communication with management Always a feeling that leadership wasn't candid

    Advice to Management

    Keep maximal transparency with employees

    Sickkids2019-09-12
  6. "Coordinator at Sickkids"

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    Current Employee - Coordinateur 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Very good work environment at Sickkids

    Cons

    You need to accumulate hours to take vacation

    Sickkids2019-09-06
  7. "good employer"

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    very good benefit, environment, people

    Cons

    hours could be long and flexible

    Sickkids2019-08-28
  8. "Great people, challenging work"

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    Former Employee - Pharmacist 

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

    Pros

    work is meaningful people are invested in the organization

    Cons

    slow to adapt to changing technology

    Advice to Management

    Management is bureaucratic, resistant to change

    Sickkids2019-08-01
  9. "Good job, but underpaid"

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    Former Employee - Nutrition Associate 

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

    Pros

    Furthered knowledge of enteral feeding supplies

    Cons

    Poor pay and difficult customers

    Sickkids2019-08-06
  10. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Research Technologist 
    Recommends

    I worked at Sickkids full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Receive freebies during product shows

    Cons

    It varies with every department

    Sickkids2019-07-23
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