City University of Hong Kong 香港城市大學
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Good learning experience
It is a good company with reasonable benefits. Lots if support and administrative staffs for support. Lots of opportunities to learn as there are occasional classes in diverse discipline for staffs to enroll.
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a productive place
I had wonderful working experience at the City University of Hong Kong. My colleagues were easy to get along with. My boss gave me explicit and professional instruction on how to carry out the research project. The working environment was friendly and kind.
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Productive
Working at City University as a research student involved doing laboratory work, presentation of data, having scheduled meetings with supervisors, data analysis and writing manuscript for publication.
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A lot of untold pressure
Although it is quick flexible and "free" as an academics, there can be double standards in the management,despite all the written documents and the actual criteria can be political and personality biased. Campus politics is severe. One does enjoy the company of the eager students.
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Quite flexible in the professional work
Cons
Never know what the management wants depsite all the written materials.
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Good location
Good location. Need better management. Workplace culture is good. Workspace too small.
The workload is pretty big for the salary I got. Would love to stay if get a rise.
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Quite abundant educational resources but working under great stress
I worked as a research assistant for 1.5 years here. There are a variety of training or educational resources to improve the knowledge and skill base, which are usually free of with little cost of employees and students. The drawback is the great stress, which can depend on the content of your research, your supervisor, and working environment. The laboratory usually do not have windows, which drastically limit your exposure to natural light. This could also be a factor of highered stress I observed on the research/technical assistants here.
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International, convenient location, abundant training/educational resources
Cons
High stress
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My view
I graduated from the Department of Public and Social Administration, City University of Hong Kong, so I possess strong sense of belonging here and happy to work here after I graduate
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Highly stressed working enviroment with fake caring about researshers
I have started my work enthusiastically. The first advice I got is that this job is full time and I should be at work all day long.
a typical day starts at 9 am but there is no end for the day and nobody cares how long you have been asked to stay at the office or lab.

All the management was in the direction of obtaining the results no matter what.

The workplace culture is like you are working in a shoe box with all the people who are talking in Mandarin and you fill loanly and excluded.
Pros
Friendly colleague
Cons
Stressful and long hours work
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Productive and fun workplace
Excellent place to work with a great company culture and a range of benefits. A friendly culture is deeply instilled within the workforce, and this can be felt almost tangibly
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Teaching Assistant
• Performed teaching duties, prepared teaching materials and assessed students assignments
• Achieved 5.89 out of 7 teaching scores and received appreciation letters from students about my clear explanations, well-prepared teaching materials and friendly personality

• 3 out of 20 students received offers from the big 4 accounting firms after I assisted them with resumes and preparation of interviews in both English and Mandarin
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goodgood
The proferssors are nice and I lie working with them.
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productive and relaxing workplace
Working as part time assistant in the City University of Hong Kong, I not only gained experience, but I also learnt to work against deadlines and be responsible and considerate. The working place is pleasant and relaxing and the colleagues are my schoolmates. Professors come time to time to check out our progress and make sure that we are on track.
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Collaborative and Caring Work Culture
City University of Hong Kong is a very caring place where people are nice and supportive to each other. Besides, people are very collaborative and professional, which make work go smoothly and efficiently.
Pros
great work culture
Cons
less career advancement opportunities
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Nice co-workers
I touch based with the elderly to perform check ups on their Fitbits and body health. I learnt to well-manage the work time, content and format. I also have to come up with solutions to improve work efficiency.
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Fun workplace for student workers
Working in CityU was a great way to experience an actual office environment without the stress of a full commitment to the job. The staff and colleagues are friendly and helpful.
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Happy to work there
Workload was quite heavy, but the working environment was great. All colleagues were friendly. Instructions were clear and detailed, very easy to follow.
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part time Job
Dr. Talamini is very strict person, who usually ask me to do the best.
Pros
learn a lot
Cons
Some time it is difficult to keep the balance between study and work.
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A great place to work
Typical academic life. Very supportive colleagues and management (while I was there). Academic freedom allows choosing your own research direction. Self management is the key.
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Flexible timeslot and fun workplace
I assists ten year-one students to prepare for classes, formulate study plans and review course materials. I could hold my tutorial during my spare time, not restricted to a given time. I learnt how to help improve their learning skills and master the course content well.
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Place to earn experience
To work with the department of City University of Hong Kong is a great experience for students to gain more about the actual working environment.
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A Place to get started
As this job is offered by your campus, you are more likely to meet people that are around your age and probably studying in the same discipline as you. Bonding to new network is easy.
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