MD Anderson Cancer Center

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Good place for starters and getting some experience

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
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Current Employee - Behavioral Science Research Coordinator in Houston, TX (US)
Current Employee - Behavioral Science Research Coordinator in Houston, TX (US)

I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Tuition reimbursement; insurance; parking; healthy food options

Cons

management; micromanaging; want you to work 45 hrs without flex time; for a promotion you can only get a 15% increase at max of your current salary (which usually puts you at the minimum range of the new position). Staff is underpaid and management is overpaid; bonuses and rewards always go to upper management, rarely is it given to staff. High turnover rate.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Staff also has a family to go to on the evenings. There is apparently something wrong when the turnover rate is high in the departments.

Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Future Uncertain - change in leadership

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    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Program Coordinator in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working with the best of the best in oncology research; approachable faculty; co-workers from every area of the world; competitive salaries, beautiful surroundings (buildings/furniture), top-notch equipment.

    Cons

    Recent change in leadership (president) who is reworking how things have been done. Wants to commercialize. Lots of changes from the top-down. Not everyone is happy with the changes. Also brought some bad press which dedicated employees are having a hard time getting over. Also since a state agency it is difficult to fire low-achievers and high achievers are overburdened.

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    Recognize the efforts of the dedicated, long-term employees; look at experience more than letters after someone's name. Rate work ethic higher than the degree that someone has.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at MD Anderson Cancer Center part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    will get lots of experience in cancer

    Cons

    i didnt find any cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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