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Productive and fun place to work

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Nice work employees and pay was always right and on time. Always room for job opportunities. Work hours goes off terms and you will know your set hours at start of term.
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A very political and bureaucratic environment

Hard to advance when roles are almost always earmarked for someone specific. Lip service is definitely the name of the game. It’s a stagnant environment and will never change because of the group think tank that has been created.

Pros

Easy going colleagues

Cons

Stagnant culture
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Collegiate and supportive

I enjoyed my time here. My colleagues are all supportive and encouraging. Everyone works well as a team. Work is exciting and benefits students. I would recommend this employer and encourage others to apply.
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I found it supportive and helpful

I think it is really a good place to do research and enhance your profile. it is likely that you find yourself in joy but like any academic career, the salary is not really amazing
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Thoroughly enjoyable experienceWorking as a teaching assistant

Typical day at work involved teaching labs and tutorials, answering student questions, correcting coursework, communicating with other teaching assistants and lecturers.Most enjoyable part of the job is helping students reach their academic goals and improve their learning experience.

Pros

Independence, lots of responsibility, teaching students

Cons

No career progression, 2 year contract is maximum, only paid 10 months of the year.
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Very collaborative and supportive working team.

Although my job at UL was short (8 months). It was a great experience. I worked under a line manager who understands the importance of a work-life balance and received all the required support needed to excel.

Pros

Positive environment to work.

Cons

Only wished my contract was longer☹
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ideal place to work

beautiful campus good facilities friendly colleagues supportive HR team open working envrioment open minded leadership good managment team comprehensive services
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Fast paced environment

The job is both highly demanding and exciting. I worked there for 2 years and happy I was able to work in close contact with industries. The work environment is friendly and you have freedom to carry out own research and initiatives.
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Great place to work

Worked a few positions here due to great advancement opportunities. Helped build up my CV after studying here and would recommend it for anyone. People are friendly. Only down side is the busy college periods at lunch time and parking is difficult, sometimes end up needing to park in paid car park if you can't cycle or get the bus.
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Productive and fun workplace, supportive and team mentality

Loved the work culture, management and atmosphere. Plenty of support and a network of people to connect with and meet who can help handle any query or information.
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orientation coordinator administrative assistant

This year, I assisted the coordination of the 2019 Orientation as an administrative assistant involved in the recruiting of new staff and facilitating work schedules and payroll services. This included necessary experience in cash and budget handling as well as miscellaneous purchases of stock inventory.
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Law Assistant

Good campus, with lots of freedom to create your own teaching style. Good work life balance with all the amenities one could desire including onsite cafes and gyms.
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A strong learning environment

There was constant room for improvement and growth at the University of Limerick. I improved a great deal from my time here both on a personal and professional level. My confidence in my scientific abilities increased and my leadership and teamwork skills greatly improved. I would recommend the University of Limerick to anyone.
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Fun and frienly workplace

I learned how to be patient and how to cooperate with people from different places. The management were very good with managin who couldnt do certain days and i feel like they were really nice to us.
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badly managed place with great potential

basic services provided to staff is not well managed, access to research facilities is not well managed, but friendly staff. I learned that one has to arrange things on his very own, since there is no real support available.

Pros

flexible working times

Cons

not well managed
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Great job if you're in the right department for €35/class

I worked as a tutorial instructor for a slew of classes and lecturers in the business department at the kemmy business building and Schumann building. Only one lecturer had a bad reputation and her relationship with the head tutor made our lives pretty rough. I chose different teams and classes after that experience and have nothing but good things to say about everyone in that department minus those two individuals.
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Enjoyable and Enhancing Work

I gained a lot of valuable experience in working with ATC. The chance to work with students and teachers as well as my colleagues was great, and benefited me a lot.

Pros

Free Lunch

Cons

Long Hours
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productive and nice

great insight into the daily responsibilities of a hospital receptionist. Good working hours and flexible. Lovely colleagues and team spirit. Great to meet people
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interesting job

involved meeting new people and working as part of a team on a project. The project was about cyberbullying which is becoming an epidemic online leading to unhappiness in students.
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Great Atmosphere

Great place to work. Interesting work, great facilities, good project support, travel, nice restaurants, good training and advancement. Lovely location and classes.

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location, facilities
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Extremely Interesting and very hands on.

I found i was always racing around but if i ever needed help, there were many fabulous staff members that were delighted to help. Overall it's a very rewarding place to work.
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Based on 58 reviews

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4.5 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.8 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.7 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
4.3 out of 5 stars for Management
4.3 out of 5 stars for Culture

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