Teekay
3.7 of 5 21 reviews
www.teekay.com Vancouver, Canada

Teekay Reviews

Be The First To
Add Photos

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.7 21 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Teekay President, CEO, and Director Peter Evensen

Peter Evensen

(12 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
6 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         

 

Lots of opportunities

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC

I worked at Teekay full-time

Prosopportunities to develop and stretch yourself

Conssometimes too many cooks in kitchen and getting things approved takes too many people

Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to listen to and empower employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Solid company and management, but run like an investment fund rather than an operating company

Business Analyst (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC

I worked at Teekay full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOne of the most international companies based in Vancouver, BC, with a truly global presence. Smart and driven management, who also seem to care about the well-being of staff. Interesting industry and market leader position within that industry. Great reputation within the industry.

ConsInvestor-driven rather than customer driven. Investors are the target customers, and the company is increasingly run like an investment fund rather than an operating company. Very much a banking perspective on business - which makes sense since the company is run by a banker. This is negative, but only really if you would rather be in a strong customer-focused operating environment.

At / below market pay for Vancouver, but horribly under-paid on an international basis, which is where most of their competition is from. Limited upside for career progression - most younger employees have to leave for advancement, which is too bad since the rest of the company is solid.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider how financially-driven you are. It may make sense from an investor standpoint, but is it the right way to run what is still, in essence, an operating company with customers? Look at how you move younger employees through the organization, and how many you've lost along the way to international firms that actually provide competitive pay. Aside from that, keep it up.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         

 

excellent

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Teekay as a contractor for more than 10 years

ProsThe company management is trying its best to give due compensation and recognition to everyone who has done so much to the success and betterment of the company as a whole.

ConsCul5tural differences among sea staffs is giving the on board ship living a not so nice atmosphere.Senior officers are sometimes discriminatory to subordinates.

Advice to Senior Managementconstant consultation must be frequent to monitor such abuses.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Teekays is a nice and standard compmany you can learn and earn nicely.

Senior EHS Officer (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I have been working at Teekay full-time for more than 3 years

ProsTeekays work environment is too good.. you will get a best experience.

ConsYou may get salary 1 week late thats a issue

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Worth.

Third Officer (Former Employee)
Mumbai (India)

I worked at Teekay as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsProfessionalism and human resource management.

Conspromotion and management of such a diverse workforce need to handled with more sensitivity so as to keep the best available employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Life At Teekay

Fisrt Assistant Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at Teekay full-time for more than 3 years

ProsExcellent Pay package, Timely Relief.

Conscomplete CBT to move up the ladder.

Advice to Senior ManagementShip type and actual performance should be given priority before making cbt's absolute must to get promotion.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
RSS Feed Embed

Worked for Teekay? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Teekay reviews and ratings - including employee satisfaction and approval ratings for Teekay CEO Peter Evensen. All 6 reviews are posted anonymously by Teekay employees.