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Canada Drives Reviews

Updated 21 May 2019

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Canada Drives CEO Cody Green
Cody Green
42 Ratings
  1. "I worked at Canada Drives full-time for more than 2 years"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Loans Adviser 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Management support - Free lunches/breakfast (stocked kitchen) - Team events - Progression to grow - Subsidized Compass Pass - Benefits after 3 months

    Cons

    - No hot food - Strained eyes from looking at a computer screen all day

    Canada Drives2019-05-22
  2. Helpful (1)

    "High Pressure Sales"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Commissions, Fun Co-Workers, Busy

    Cons

    Management, Customer Base, High-Pressure for the pay, Long work hours for the pay, Difficult management communication

    Canada Drives2019-05-12
  3. "Wish it paid better because everything else was great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Drives full-time

    Pros

    Company culture, beautiful location, lots of job perks

    Cons

    High pressure, low pay, a little cliquey

    Canada Drives2019-04-29
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Customer Service Rep"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Canada Drives full-time

      Pros

      The benefits are really generous. You can go for a massage, get orthotics (they cover 80%) and they also take care of your transit every month. The kitchen is also fully stocked with cereal, sandwiches, coffee, tea and other snacks.

      Cons

      Many of the positive reviews on here are probably not real. When I worked at the company last year, there was a particularly bad review that came up on google when people searched for the company. In response, one of the mangers asked an employee to write a positive review and everyone on the team was asked to give it a like so that the other review would have lower priority.

      Canada Drives2019-03-26
    • Helpful (2)

      "Shortsighted Outlook, Questionable Practices"

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      Former Employee - Customer Service in Vancouver, BC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      - 100% travel compensation - Assortment of food selection in the kitchen + Awesome lunch room staff who are willing to try out different menus, soups, and salads - Ability to move up within the company and try out different positions - Young and energetic atmosphere; Very lively

      Cons

      - Ability to move up within the company: Heavy focus on 'Go-getters' and less on qualifications; No strictly regulated yearly performance reviews/Compensation (For non-Sales staff, from my experience) - A quick tour of the sales floor and you'll hear 'interesting' conversations between staff members and clients involving arguments and sometimes swearing; While I can't say with certainty that the arguments are warranted,...

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      Advice to Management

      If you have to constantly remind your staff to follow protocol, to clean up their work area so it doesn't look like a dump, and to threaten to fire all staff that smoke on the property because building management has filed multiple complaints, it may be important to investigate the a) the people you hire b) upper management that set up these rules & protocols. While over time I have witnessed an increase in preventative...

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      Canada Drives2019-03-03
    • "A place that only rewards those that work hard put time in. Personal Loans department."

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      Current Employee - Sales Representative Personal Loans in Vancouver, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      - Breakfast is varied alot and free lunch as well. - An environment that will accept you as you are and help you only if you show that you want make money. -They don't sweat the little stuff that doesn't affect your work. If you can sit down and put in time the rewards are easy to see. - The management will always give in as much effort to help you as you put in. They trust you and will go to the bat for you. -The...

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      Cons

      - Long hours but that's apart of the job. They tell you in the interview this ain't a job you get into if you want to have all the time in the world. - Sometimes you will be extremely busy to the point you might miss lunch but that is your choice, no one will force you that will be something you choose without realizing it because you want to make good money. - Most people understand that when you come in you choose...

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      Advice to Management

      Lets go to team bonding places that are not just to eat.

      Canada Drives2019-02-08
    • "Great place to grow!"

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      Current Employee - Senior Loan Adviser in Vancouver, BC

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

      Pros

      Very flexible and encouraging of self-growth and improvement

      Cons

      The company does it's best to suit everybody's needs, no cons

      Canada Drives2019-02-06
    • Helpful (2)

      "Sales"

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      Former Employee - Sales Representative in Vancouver, BC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

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

      Pros

      If you’re good you can make money

      Cons

      Abusive management, everyone hooks up with each other, you aren’t allowed to have a life.

      Advice to Management

      Stop promoting people just because there’s no one else to promote. Hire people with experience who can properly manage a team without bullying.

      Canada Drives2019-02-19
    • Helpful (1)

      "Amazing Company!"

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      Former Employee - Software Developer in Vancouver, BC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      it's the people who really make this company stand out! great people, easy to get a long with that it hardly felt like work sometimes free food up in the 6th floor the CEO by the name of Cody, what a an easy guy to talk to, very down to earth and very approachable monthly lunches with the team flexible hours beside the Burrard Skytrain Station so very convenient plus transport allowance seems to be a very successful...

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      Cons

      sometimes you could have long hours 2-3 people doing the job of one project managers would push too many things at once office space could improve

      Advice to Management

      slowing down would give people time to deliver better results

      Canada Drives2018-12-19
    • Helpful (2)

      "Highschool"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Canada Drives full-time

      Pros

      Fast paced environment, snacks.

      Cons

      Very childish and unprofessional attitude in the workplace. The only way you’re moving up is if you’re good friends with a manager.

      Advice to Management

      Manage your HR department, they take weeks and constant reminders to even respond or answer via Slack and professionalism within the workplace.

      Canada Drives2019-01-05
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