Canada Drives Sales Reviews

Updated Mar 9, 2021

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Canada Drives Founder and Co-CEO Cody Green
Cody Green
12 Ratings
  1. "Big money, big stress"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Canada Drives full-time

    Pros

    - A lot of money

    Cons

    - High stress and unhappy environment

  2. "Grateful to work here"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Administrator in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Canada Drives full-time

    Pros

    Our team works together really well, and we make it a fun environment. Management cares about your success and likes to promote within the company. If you're willing to make an effort and go above expectations you'll have no issues succeeding here.

    Cons

    Sometimes the amount of work can be challenging, but with communication and a daily plan to stay on course we always get it done .

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  3. "Meh"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in Vancouver, BC

    I have been working at Canada Drives full-time

    Pros

    Great base pay for entry level

    Cons

    Work environment and some ethical concerns

  4. "Do not work here if you have a degree"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Canada Drives full-time

    Pros

    free lunches and chill management in the HR sector

    Cons

    Unethical, manipulative and no incentives

  5. "Great Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Drives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place lots of help and training from management. Always enjoyable and fun. Leads are unlimited, lets you really control how much you want to make.

    Cons

    None I can think of.

  6. Helpful (3)

    "Rather be homeless"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Drives full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay is good if you can last the first three months of which they pay you minimum wage even if you’re performing as well as the senior reps

    Cons

    The work environment is so harsh, it’s hard to believe it’s legally acceptable. The amount of disrespect you receive from the managers is inhumane. I would honestly rather be homeless than to make good money at this company. It’s not worth it, this is why they have an average turn over time of 2 weeks.

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  7. COVID-19
    Helpful (5)

    "Working at Canada Drives"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Canada Drives full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You will be pushed to your limits. It is a great place to enhance your sales skills. The culture is very cut-throat and do-or-die. If you are not a go-getter or don't have experience/confidence in sales, you won't last. If you have very high morals, you won't last long either. In fact everyone from my hiring class quit pretty fast. Even though they were highly experienced sales people, some quit because they couldn't handle the pressure. Others quit because they felt what the company does is immoral. It is a great opportunity to make money for a select few that stick around. The targeted customers are mostly people with low credit scores. People who have had bankruptcies, proposals etc. The company reaches out to these people like they are trying to help them. To help them get a car in their driveway and to help them build up their credit score if customer keeps up with their payments. The company then charges these people very high interest rates. Straddling these already in-debt people with even more crippling debt with sky-high bi-weekly payments. The vehicles are all used and already significantly depreciated in value. The vehicles are delivered directly to the customers address, which is pretty cool. But often times the cars have numerous issues that the customer then has to deal with. I have friends who have gotten vehicles financed through Canada Drives and they've definitely had their fair share of ordeals dealing with the cars the got and the issues that followed.

    Cons

    You will be talked down to like a misbehaving child if you are having a slow couple days or perceived as under performing. The company only promotes people for management positions who display consistently alarming signs of psychopathic behavior. Not too surprising that any senior employees came off as harsh bullies, as if they're just waiting for you to fall off. Management at the CEO level is frantic and unorganized. The CEO's own "status" on the company messaging platform is something like "I'm trying to figure this out everyday." Management style is often careless and ruthless. An employee's mental health is of no concern. You'll constantly be told that the numbers is all that matters. With the Covid crisis, we were all suddenly either laid off or told to work from home. This was followed up with the CEO having a public freak out on zoom calls with different departments, cussing us out and threatening to shut down this or that department. Followed by more co-workers quitting and more lay-offs as the company shrinks under the pressure of this economic down turn. Of course all staff are instructed to beat the same drum that the company will come out stronger than ever once this is all over. Little things were off like I'm pretty sure I was lied to about the hours I'd be working during the interview. Very strange looking back. In the end you will be chewed up and spit out.

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  8. "Great place to become an amazing SALESPERSON!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Drives full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Management helps you get better at your job. You can make money really quick. I went from earning $15 an hour to 11,250 a month consistently in 3 months. Super friendly work environment... I made a lot of friends during my time at CD.. Constant group training in the morning... my managers were always coaching me on the sales floor.. sometimes two at once sometimes even my colleagues would jump on my calls and save my deals for me! Super fast pace.

    Cons

    Sometimes training is at 7:30 am... Since it's fast pace daily targets can be quite high.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "GREAT PLACE TO WORK!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Executive in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fully stocked kitchen, downtown location, transit pass, culture, career opportunities and team building events.

    Cons

    Sometimes very long hours but it really is just a con of sales in general rather than this specific company.

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  10. "Best place to work in the lower mainland"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Drives full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Unreal people, lots of fun, great incentives for working hard.

    Cons

    I don't see any cons with working here.

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