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Good place for starters and getting some experience

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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 full-time for 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.

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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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not really what you know, but "Who" you know and "Who" has "POWER"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at MD Anderson full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    competitive salary, most folks are friendly and willing to share knowledge, mentoring environment, many educational and training courses are offered for advancement within the institution.

    Cons

    It's not what you know, but who you know environment. Fear of retalitaion from upper management is frequently a concern across the institution. Many in management positions are office bullies, and often threaten employees to ensure processes are carried out their way. Even though the way they want it carried out may not be the very best or logical way...they want it their way. Additionally, I have experienced going above and beyond my call of duty for years, only to receive pennies as monetary compensation. Needless to say, I've often witnessed a severe lack of caring, integrity, and character in upper management. Additionally, on a few occasions, as sad as it is, I've even seen forms of racisim. It's right under the radar, but it's here. In some shape, form or fashion, employees have to pay to come to work. Either paying to ride a bus, van pool, or ridiculous parking prices for a local garage.

    No opinion of CEO
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    cancer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at MD Anderson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    they have a free gym on campus for employees, good medical benefits, most patients love you.

    Cons

    unfair pay scales (e.g. very educated personnel receive far less often times than partly educated personnel), they have a tendency to prefer to hire from within, very commercialized.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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