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York University Reviews

Updated Nov 13, 2019

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3.9
81%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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York University CEO Mamdouh Shoukri
Mamdouh Shoukri
153 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Likely chance of strike during bargaining years(in 25 reviews)

  • "Labor relation concerns between the unionized employees and the employer arise every three to four years(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "No"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader 

    I have been working at York University part-time

    Pros

    Good place Ro work for school

    Cons

    None it was nice yup

    York University2019-10-23
  2. "A good job at the moment, but future looks bleak"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Teaching Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at York University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great students and faculty support

    Cons

    Slowly eroding funding for graduate students

    Advice to Management

    Stop it

    York University2019-11-11
  3. "Great People"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 
    Recommends

    I worked at York University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Professors are generally easy to approach - Flexible work environment - Lots of experiences if you look

    Cons

    - locale is improving with subway access but not integrated into the city like a few other campuses

    York University2019-11-12
  4. "Friendly staff"

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    Former Employee - Assessment Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at York University full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice environment to work in Good learning opportunities Nice management Fun events and lots of food

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

    York University2019-11-10
  5. "Best Environment"

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant 

    I worked at York University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Clean working condition, Flexible, Respectful

    Cons

    Parking is difficult some time

    Advice to Management

    They are good

    York University2019-11-06
  6. "Not good for permanent"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    The atmosphere is good and people are nice

    Cons

    Very little for health and benefit

    York University2019-11-13
  7. "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Call Center Representative 

    I have been working at York University part-time

    Pros

    easy to get accustomed to

    Cons

    very repetitive so you get bored quickly

    York University2019-11-05
  8. "Student Computing Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Student Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at York University part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture flexible timings within UIT Dept

    Cons

    No benefits, minimum wage, not enough scope for other jobs within org.

    Advice to Management

    increase incentive/pay and provide support to increase within org

    York University2019-10-08
  9. "Great, relaxed place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Development Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at York University part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great place to work! Boss is amazing, faculty is really friendly

    Cons

    Apparently there is politics but I just stay out of it

    York University2019-10-06
  10. "Good pay, bad supervisors"

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    Former Employee - Property Watch in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at York University full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Promoting of favorites is a thing here.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget us little people

    York University2019-10-17
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