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Reviews for University of Akron

Review factors

Feel-Good Factor

Company Culture
3.67
Support from management
3.33
Teamwork
3.75
Freedom to work independently
4.33
Internal Communication
2.33
Office / Work Environment
3.25
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.75
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.67

Career factor

Gender Equality
3.67
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.75
Career Development
2.67
Overall compensation for your work
3.67
Company Image
4.67
Job Security
3.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.67
Workplace Safety
4.00
Benefits

The following benefits are offered

Flex. working hours in 1 of 4 reviews Parking in 1 of 4 reviews Easy access to public transportation No stock or equity options 401(k) in 1 of 4 reviews No onsite daycare facility No reimbursed daycare Ability to work remotely in 1 of 4 reviews No desirable office location Tuition assistance in 2 of 4 reviews No Paid Parental Leave 401(k) Match in 1 of 4 reviews No flexible spending account Paid time off in 1 of 4 reviews Healthcare (including vision and dental) in 2 of 4 reviews No relocation allowance Life insurance in 1 of 4 reviews

The following perks are offered

On site cafeteria in 1 of 4 reviews No meal or transportation allowance No health and wellness programs No employee discounts No vehicle allowance No employee events No dogs allowed No fitness center on site No company provided food and/or drink
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Suggestions for improvement

  • I would like to see greater shared governance between administration and employees.

What I like about the company

Co-workers are always supportive and this creates a pleasant work environment.

What I dislike about the company

Administration could communicate more in-depth with employees.

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
4.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • Company
    University of Akron
  • City
    Akron
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee
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Suggestions for improvement

  • It’s too top heavy, people aren’t paid fairly that do a lot of important work

What I like about the company

I don’t reslly have too many. I liked helping students so that part was good.

What I dislike about the company

Communicate with people, make them aware, so they don’t feel lied to and treated like children

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
3.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
3.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00
  • Company
    University of Akron
  • City
    Akron
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee

Attitude towards older colleagues

Seems to be no problem.

Office / Work Environment

Inside room. No windows

Work-Life Balance

Job requires much OT

What I like about the company

Close ties with community

What I dislike about the company

Budget cuts. Needs the right leadership.

Teamwork
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Office / Work Environment
3.00
Work-Life Balance
2.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Tuition assistance is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered
  • Company
    University of Akron
  • City
    Akron
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Not specified
  • 19.Jan 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
4.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
3.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
2.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
2.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

Flex. working hours is offered Parking is offered 401(k) is offered Ability to work remotely is offered Tuition assistance is offered 401(k) Match is offered Paid time off is offered Healthcare (including vision and dental) is offered Life insurance is offered
  • Company
    University of Akron
  • City
    Akron
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    n/a
  • Position
    Freelance/self-employed
  • Department
    IT

The following perks were offered to me

On site cafeteria is offered