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Updated 24 September, 2018
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Meric S. Gertler
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Pros
  • "Good work-life balance for those with families" (in 46 reviews)

  • "Lots of learning, flexible hours" (in 84 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hard to maintain a healthy work-life balance" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Low pay even though the university is rich" (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "tough work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    professors are popular, easy to publish good papers

    Cons

    poor salary, poor benefits, no work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    chaos


  2. "123"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible working hours, good environment

    Cons

    too much workload, extra work

  3. "Front Desk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Toronto part-time

    Pros

    Great pay, hours and support

    Cons

    only part time work offered


  4. "Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at University of Toronto part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good working environment

    Cons

    Pay is not that much


  5. "Financial assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Awesome people working in my team

    Cons

    No cons, all good working here


  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very supportive professionals.
    Great people.
    Constructive environment.

    Cons

    None. There is nothing negative that I can think of about UofT.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  7. "Admin Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    Fabulous benefits and good holidays. Great to work with young people all the time and for a company that has a great reputation.

    Cons

    Long hours and very bureaucratic institution. Sometimes feel that your opinion is not valid because you don't have a graduate degrees.

    Advice to Management

    Great supportive environment for learning and professional development. Be mindful of hours worked and treat people kindly.

  8. "Experiences at the UofT"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great institution, high academic standard, one of the best universities in the world, one of the best employers in Canada

    Cons

    Hard to find a permanent job nowadays

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Good place for students to work during school"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -flexible schedule
    -good environment
    -supervisor is knowledgeable and understanding

    Cons

    -not many hours
    -minimum wage pay


  10. "Graduate student"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at University of Toronto full-time

    Pros

    A university with high-level education and lots of career opportunities

    Cons

    mostly research and academia kind of position


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