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11 days ago

Bricklayers, Hod Carriers & Gangs

GILDAN LTD Alton, South East England, England

Bricklayers, Hod Carriers & Gangs required for sites in Fourmarks & Hook. Long run of pricework. Contact Gildan on… Adzuna


11 days ago

Bricklayers and labourers

GILDAN LTD Waterlooville, England

Bricklayers and Labourers for sites in Waterlooville, Bedhampton, Fourmarks & Romsey. Contact Gildan on… Adzuna


30+ days ago

Manager, Global Service Desk & IT Operations

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Project Manager (PMO)

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Systems Administrator, PeopleSoft

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


30 days ago

Manager, Human Resources

Gildan Activewear Montreal

Gildan is a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery and… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Director, Global Organizational Development

Gildan Activewear Montreal

Gildan is a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel, including T-shirts, fleece, sport shirts, underwear, socks, hosiery and… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Coordinator, Corporate and Digital Communications

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Telecom Analyst Telecommunication

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Programmer Analyst, PeopleSoft

Gildan Activewear Montreal

The Company sells its products under a diversified portfolio of Company-owned brands, including the Gildan®, Gold Toe® and Anvil® brands and brand… Glassdoor


Gildan Activewear Reviews

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Gildan Activewear President, CEO, Director Glenn J. Chamandy
Glenn J. Chamandy
12 Ratings
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    A grown-up family business with obviously inadequate staff

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    Current Employee - IT Administrator  in  Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - IT Administrator in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Gildan Activewear full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I think the only thing I like is the office location!

    Cons

    Where to start? I have joined 1 year ago and I can't believe I am still there. I should have refused the offer since I was so unimpressed by the whole hiring process, started with the HR manager not having read my Resume and making me feel inadequate (why did she call me for an interview then?) and then making a low-ball offer a few days afterward which was increased by 20% upon my obvious counteroffer (hint, hint! Do not take right away their first offer!).
    When joined I stayed without a workstation for 15 days, and working in IT you may understand what handicap that is. Basically I was paid to do nothing for 2 weeks.
    When fully setup I understood quickly the mess I ended up into. The company has grown too fast and their processes are frankly slightly above of non-existing. The worst part is that the management does not fully realize what that means and think that as long as profit comes the company is doing well (I witnessed this way of thinking from the beginning and it has not changed so far). It shows how management is composed by non-trained people who have no long-term vision at all. How those are selected into key position is no mystery once you understand that this company is manager as a family business. Quick and dirty style. Grab and go.
    One of the most pathetic areas is the e-commerce site (for the US market) which is a joke. Fortunately we deal with low-cost merchandise, so customers expectations are luckily low.
    Frequent overtime is requested to cope with unreasonable request or expectations from incompetent managers. Politics take you a long way in this environment, like in many other companies based in QC, unfortunately (and I am a french Canadian: I just do not like to hide my head under the ground).
    I have been on the look to move away for a while and I am glad I am signing a new contract soon. I definitely do not recommend this company to anyone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remove incompetent personnel from all areas, from HR to upper management. Unfortunately presently those are the ones setting the bar so low for the company. Productive, optimistic employee are frustrated and all on the look to move away. Do not settle for this mediocrity: the company can do much, much better than this and profits are now only a fraction of what they can be.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO