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Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory
in Los Alamos, NM

What do you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"That I get to be creative and learn a lot. I have added new skills to my repertoire over time."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a high pressure environment as funding is scarce at the moment (2012) and it is an environment in which you have to keep learning new stuff because it does not just fund similar work or continuation of a project."

What don't you like about working at Los Alamos National Laboratory?

"The amount of pressure and the work-life balance. I have stopped having any hobbues."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"If I were my own boss, I would be less demanding and tough and I would work towards creating an environment to get the best out of me."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Boys Town
in Boys Town, NE

What do you like about working at Boys Town?

"People here work hard, but no value is placed on looking busy. Stress occurs as appropriate but is not an everyday occurrence. People are allowed to have families and lives outside of work. Showing up at 8:00 and leaving at 5:00 is practiced by the majority of my colleagues."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show that you're eager and talented. Be willing to be challenged. Don't show fear. They can smell fear. Show that you are willing to jump up, solve problems, and get things done. Show that you know something about Boys Town and its history and that you find that history inspiring. Be genki. (I suspect that you can be more geeky than genkI if you are interviewing for an IT position, but in youth care, not so.)"

What don't you like about working at Boys Town?

"As mentioned, I'm not happy about the way sexual orientation and gender issues are handled here. I suspect there are historical reasons for this and I have reason to believe things may change in a decade or two. There is an emphasis on drinking the Kool-Aid around here that is in large measure very positive, but also has slightly creepy implications from time to time. As I said, it's not bad here, but there's some room for improvement."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The one hunk of grit in the oyster here is that sexual orientation / gender issues are not very well handled. There is a public insistence on diversity that more or less boils down to ethnic diversity only. Training materials include language that is disparaging of non-heterosexuality, though that language is not emphasized. There is a low level of systemic sexism in some corners. It's far from awful here, though it's not at all perfect."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at National Institutes of Health
in Bethesda, MD

What do you like about working at National Institutes of Health?

"I like the people I work with and the opportunities available to me."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Make sure that you like the work you will be doing and get along with the PI you'll be working for."

What don't you like about working at National Institutes of Health?

"I have to spend a lot of time and energy to convince my boss that the way I'm doing things works even though it's not the way my boss wants me to do them, and I feel like the work I do means absolutely nothing and is kind of pointless."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would pay more attention to the types of people working for me and how they are motivated and how they like to work so that I could get the best out of them."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Houston
in Houston, TX

What do you like about working at University of Houston?

"Great research atmosphere; great people here; and great medical insurance."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you want to stay in academics, you can apply for the research assistance here."

What don't you like about working at University of Houston?

"No application oriented and product oriented R&D; limited vacation days."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give the employee requirement and trust employee to finish the task."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Texas
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at University of Texas?

"It is an ideal climate to strengthen my ability to acquire new skills."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"In order to become an independent doer have self-confidence and motivations."

What don't you like about working at University of Texas?

"I feel that my job is useless if it becomes a routine one!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It needs to be in a way that increases the productivity."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Indiana University
in Bloomington, IN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"This is an OK experience."

What do you like about working at Indiana University?

"Environment is good. Support system is good. Pay is nice."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"They expect you to be a slave. Everything has to be done yesterday and you are not even appreciated."

What don't you like about working at Indiana University?

"No growth potential. Boss favoritism is apparent. Too much politics."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change everything. Management is not present at all. Support service in the group is non-existent."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Joslin Diabetes Center
in Boston, MA

What do you like about working at Joslin Diabetes Center?

"My boss and my colleagues make working here a great time and fun experience"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"As with all jobs today, knowing someone inside helps immensely. You also need to have a solid and promising research background."

What don't you like about working at Joslin Diabetes Center?

"Not enough financial support to fellows who are in need of funding."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would like to see resources allocated to labs that are running low or out of funding resources."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Clinical Research Institute of Montréal

What do you like about working at Clinical Research Institute of Montréal?

"working in the amicable and clear environment to achieve the goals"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Organisation is very important to obtain the good results and avoid being tired"

What don't you like about working at Clinical Research Institute of Montréal?

"To avoid inconvenients and complications and resolve the problems for our benefit"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management plays un important role in the progress of scientific works ,it reduces wastetime and induces production."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Barrow Neurological Institute
in Phoenix, AZ

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"a positive work environment."

What do you like about working at Barrow Neurological Institute?

"At Barrow Neurological Institute, there is allot of collaboration between different labs."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"None, just let them know what you have done and what you are capable of doing."

What don't you like about working at Barrow Neurological Institute?

"The only down side that is my graduate work in parasitology does not fit into the neurology theme at Barrow."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, I think the management is done a great job. Barrow was founded to explore neurological research and that's what they have maintained."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Emory University
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at Emory University?

"My freedom to use my mind and critical thinking skills and the flexibility."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would just be myself, dress professional and know what you want from the experience."

What don't you like about working at Emory University?

"I have not found anything that I don't like about Emory. I had a great experience while working for them."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't think that management needs to improve anything at Emory."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Texas
in Austin, TX

What do you like about working at University of Texas?

"Work in high pressure for challenge projects and improve numerical skills."

What don't you like about working at University of Texas?

"Don't have much free time to play sports and make friends."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to teammates' ideas and allow to work in open environment and even try to open source codes for community to develop projects."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia State University
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at Georgia State University?

"good place, good city, good training, good place, good city, good training,"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"no, sorry I don't have any tips for interviewing georgia state university"

What don't you like about working at Georgia State University?

"Don't have a campus Don't have a campus Don't have a campus"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any suggestion for management in georgia state university"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Indiana University
in Bloomington, IN

Please give us a one liner to describe this review.

"Overall a positive experience and interesting science."

What do you like about working at Indiana University?

"It was a good place to get situated in the USA after doing a Post Doc in Canada."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Maintain a positive approach because one never knows where the next break or discovery is coming from."

What don't you like about working at Indiana University?

"I would like to obtain an industrial position where one can see an immediate impact on problem solving"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I think any PI can run his/her lab as the see fit. Having a PI take a consistent approach is always good for lab morale and task accomplishment."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at University of North Carolina
in Chapel Hill, NC

What do you like about working at University of North Carolina?

"Academic freedom."

What don't you like about working at University of North Carolina?

"It wasn't a permanent position."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep your post docs till they find a job."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University

What do you like about working at Vanderbilt University?

"child care, High performance expectations, Commuting, Weather, proximity to home."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"apply for your own grant, bring your own money. dont depend on boss"

What don't you like about working at Vanderbilt University?

"unproductive, less pay, not challenging, not fun, no team work"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Set up collaborative work, treat people better. provide constructive criticism."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
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