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Great experience, but needs work in places.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsFlexible in terms of shifts/ academic commitments
Plenty of opportunities for different kinds of work
Good pay, and plenty of shifts available
Fun and friendly atmosphere

ConsGood shifts get taken fast
Little training
Progression can sometimes be affected by your relationship with managers
No employee benefits

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in better training and proper shift management, there should always be enough people to set up a bar without leaving the bar empty and there should always be a supervisor or manager available during shift.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    A place where people are passionate and committed but poorly served by the low level of leadership and management.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at University of Reading


    Pros: Great location; pleasant, loyal and able colleagues. Cons: Sadly and institution long past its prime and living on a (declining) reputation. The take over by University of Reading has not worked due… Advice to Senior Management: Start practising what (your programmes) preach - consult your staff and develop a strategy that inspires and makes sense; put 100% more effort… More
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    Interesting and laid back

    IT Staff (Current Employee) Reading, England (UK)

    I have been working at University of Reading


    Pros: Educational environment Flexible but at the same time strict Reliable job that… Cons: Repetitive routines that are too repetitive and finally it is a… Advice to Senior Management: Make work more fun a place where everyone can enjoy and feel like they're working… More
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