City University of Hong Kong 香港城市大學
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Good place for a short time

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The difficulty of the job for contract-based researchers like postdocs mostly depend on someone's supervisor and people could have very different experiences. Although it was not my personal experience, some research groups have to come to the office during the weekends for their weekly group meetings.

Pros

Competitive salary compared to other universities overseas, Super convenient location, Above average and non-expensive food in canteens, Good library, Nice sports centre available to all staff, amazing outdoor swimming pool

Cons

Free medical and dental clinic on campus, No offer of private medical care to contract research staff, The too small and compact working environment for some research staff
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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.

Pros

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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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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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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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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义务教学活动

非常有意义的一次教学经历。在与国际生互动的过程中我学到很多,也对不同的文化有了初级的概念和认知。也丰富了我的教学经验。
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Typical Administration

Typical Admin duty good management lack of training enjoyable and funny colleagues easy job with great manager completed instruction lean of promotion skills
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工作时间有弹性,工作环境少,压力不大

每天工作已浏览修改网页为主,工作时间适中,工作中通过大量阅读提升了英文阅读速度,上级和同事都友好体贴,为每个职员安排不同的工作时间,从而平衡工作和生活,工作中我最喜欢与同事合作交流,此外,广东话交流对我会造成些许困难,不过遇到不懂的地方可以用英文替代。
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nice working environment

Co-workers are nice and helpful. The professor is too busy to give enough help to students. Not enough meeting time. The hardest part is learning everything by myself. In return, it helps my self-learning ability. The professor gave us enough freedom to achieve what we want
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productive and fun work place

very fun and good place to work at nice co workers long working hours
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Highly recommend

It's a good global university, I had a great time working here. Co-workers were friendly, people works really hard, good university culture too

Pros

great global university with excellent ranking

Cons

campus too small
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3.9 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.5 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.8 out of 5 stars for Culture

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