University of Auckland Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Dec 16, 2020

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  • "Work-life balance is def the advantage(in 27 reviews)

  • "Flexible hours, interesting work(in 26 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "There are no cons, it was a great working environment(in 9 reviews)

  • "Not a good place to work for professional staff(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      UOA Recreation Centre

      Oct 7, 2019 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Benefits, flexibility and work life balance was easy

      Cons

      Not many cons, limited expansion in role

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good work-life balance

      Dec 16, 2020 - Senior Network Engineer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work-life balance good culture management team is really nice

      Cons

      pay is not good compare to the market

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good balance

      Nov 17, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Had great support from my manager and team. The wider project team was great to work with. Great work life balance, manager valued ensuring balance between work and personal life. Flexible working was great. Exciting project.

      Cons

      You can't always choose the people you work with, but can make the most with them. Pay was limited.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

      University of Auckland review

      Nov 6, 2020 - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance is the beat

      Cons

      Personal growth is not so great

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Light scheduled workload

      Nov 1, 2020 - Business Analyst in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-life balance is def the advantage

      Cons

      Career Development is relatively limited

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Top class University in New Zealand

      Oct 7, 2020 - Research Assistant in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Friendly atmosphere - team work - work life balance -comfortable -approachable

      Cons

      - not fast paced - too focused - work pressure - competitive - relaxed

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Friendly Place to Work

      Sep 30, 2020 - Software Developer in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place work life balance, good co-workers and no politics.

      Cons

      Education sector always under pressure to save money, restructuring often.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company to work for

      Aug 26, 2020 - Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-life balance. Management looks after employees welfare

      Cons

      Have to pay for the parking area since it is located in the city

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Depends on the department

      Aug 16, 2020 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Flexible working hours making for good work/life balance -Good opportunities to add to professional skillsets (depending on your manager)

      Cons

      -siloed working conditions -limited career trajectory -limited office culture

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    10. 4.0
      Current Contractor, more than 3 years

      Great University

      Aug 8, 2020 - Research Assistant in Auckland, Auckland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good workplace culture and work-life balance.

      Cons

      Isolated geographically from the international community.

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