Arbor Memorial Reviews

Updated Jan 10, 2021

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3.8
71%
Recommend to a Friend
91%
Approve of CEO
Arbor Memorial Chairman  David Scanlan
David Scanlan
29 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great company that cares about its employees(in 8 reviews)

  • "I'm so thankful that I have the opportunity to help families with their cemetery and now funeral pre-planning(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Cemetery Sales side is all numbers driven(in 7 reviews)

  • "Branch cannot retain sales staff(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great employment"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Groundskeeper 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    This job treats you well constantly giving praise and if you make a mistake they will take the time to teach you.

    Cons

    Hard physical work during summer but it is no different if not easier than a construction job.

  2. "Arbor - Groundsperson"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Groundsperson in Oakville, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Consistent schedule Benefits Overtime Outdoors Everyday is different

    Cons

    Often will have to lift heavy object with awkward lifting condition

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  3. "Challenging, but rewarding experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pre Planning Director in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arbor Memorial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Independent. Your success is up to you. -Rewarding. You are doing a necessary service for families -Growth. Large company, plenty of opportunity to move up.

    Cons

    -Challenge. Getting your feet on the ground takes time -Pay. At first. Be ready to make very little money while you learn the ropes Hours. Again, at first. you will have to commit alot of time to see rewards.

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  4. "Decent"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Groundskeeper in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time

    Pros

    Working outdoors, decent compensation, good benefits. Very manager dependent on good working environment.

    Cons

    Physical toll on body, little room for career advancement within company.

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  5. "Pre-Cemetary"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Hamilton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time

    Pros

    Helping people in need at a difficult time

    Cons

    100 per cent commission on draw

  6. "Good Company To work for"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance, Good senior Management, amazing working infrastructure.

    Cons

    -everything we do twice, work, project etc. - Salary is average, company wont give you higher job title to save money in salary

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  7. "Great People to work with"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Branch Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time

    Pros

    Fun, Energetic, Lots of Potential, Great coworkers

    Cons

    Grief can emotionally drain you

  8. "Fantastic growth opportunity."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Etobicoke, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time

    Pros

    Excellent opportunity for growth as a sales representative.

    Cons

    Further development of sales training needs to be implemented.

  9. "A GREAT COMPANY"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Arbor Memorial full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Arbor is an outstanding company that conducts its self with the highest level of ethics and service. Client and staff support is always their number one priority. If you are looking for a career in this industry Arbor should be at the top of your list.

    Cons

    I cant think of any.

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  10. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Arbor Memorial full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities within the company

    Cons

    Dealing with at need families

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