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Found 535 of over 622 reviews
4.0
71% Recommend to a Friend
Hong Kong Polytechnic President Prof. Timothy W. Tong
69% Approve of CEO

Found 536 of over 622 reviews

4.0
71%
Recommend to a Friend
69%
Approve of CEO
Hong Kong Polytechnic President Prof. Timothy W. Tong
Prof. Timothy W. Tong
129 Ratings
Pros
  • "Allow quite flexible working hours(in 26 reviews)

  • "Cozy working environment and excellent colleagues(in 33 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary for such a high cost of living city(in 20 reviews)

  • "Some departments are very demanding and staff members have to work under high pressure and long working hours(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Temporary

      11 Jan 2023 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours; Good location

      Cons

      Some over time; Evenings/weekends courses or exams

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Research Associate

      29 Jan 2023 - Research Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Very flexiable if you have good boss.

      Cons

      Highly self learning is required ......

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great

      27 Jan 2023 - Research Assistant in Hong Kong
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not too much rules, Free, Good environment, Happy to work with students, Relax

      Cons

      Lower pay, boring, no future, not stable, not interesting

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Reasonable workplace

      26 Jan 2023 - Senior Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - work-life balance - good colleagues - no overtime

      Cons

      - not much new knowledge to learn

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice company

      21 Jan 2023 - Assistant Engineer in Hung Hom, Kowloon City
      Recommend
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      Pros

      people working here are quite nice

      Cons

      the salary is not very high

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      About the job position

      20 Jan 2023 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Hong Kong
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Working friendly and flexible working time

      Cons

      Low salary and less publications

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    8. 2.0
      Current Employee

      low pay

      29 Jan 2023 - Research Assistant in Hung Hom, Kowloon City
      Recommend
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      Pros

      can have a relatively flexible time arrangement

      Cons

      low salary, high pressure, not good for mental health

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not bad

      11 Jan 2023 - Student Assistant in Hung Hom, Kowloon City
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Flexible working hours, I can work anytime

      Cons

      Sometimes bulky because of the time

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good environment

      9 Jan 2023 - Postdoctoral Fellow 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good working environment, but highly depends on supervisor

      Cons

      Some postdocs are treated poorly by their PIs, but this is an academia problem not a polyu problem

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    11. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Top management very old school

      17 Jan 2023 - Lecturer in Hung Hom, Kowloon City
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good location, clean and lively campus

      Cons

      Top management team is very bureaucratic, old fashioned and not open minded

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