Canadian Blood Services Reviews

Updated Aug 12, 2022

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3.8
69%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
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Canadian Blood Services CEO Graham D. Sher
Graham D. Sher
122 Ratings
Pros
  • "Loved my co-workers and enjoyed the donors so much(in 29 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, good work environment(in 20 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Hard to find donors to fill spots in certain areas(in 12 reviews)

  • "Poor job security for some positions(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Aug 12, 2022 - IT Specialist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are good, and overall team atmosphere is good as well

      Cons

      Sometimes things are hard to start rolling.

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    2. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Average

      Aug 6, 2022 - Phlebotomist 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefits and schedule flexibility

      Cons

      Not appreciated by the employer

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent Organization

      Jul 21, 2022 - Administrative Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Engaging experience where I feel valued in my work.

      Cons

      There are no cons I can think of

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Best place to work

      Jul 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic employees, work environment, pay and benefits

      Cons

      No cons. Great place to work.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      caution

      Jul 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      poor schedules and work life balance

      Cons

      poor interview process and hiring practices

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place

      Jun 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance, pay is pretty good, and lots of vacation

      Cons

      Not great if you are looking to move there are not a lot of opportunities

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      work

      Jun 13, 2022 - Lab Assistant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      amazing supervisor and manager great support when training dedicated staff

      Cons

      lab assistance work various shift including over nights

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Enjoy working here

      Jun 1, 2022 - Registered Nurse 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Union pay, supportive team, easier work compared to the hospital

      Cons

      Paid parking, shifts can be shorter than 8 hrs

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work with outstanding leadership

      May 3, 2022 - Human Resources Director 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People and mission make it deeply worthwhile

      Cons

      Front line scheduling can be difficult to balance with operational needs.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great Place to work

      Apr 23, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      awesome staff, donors and volunteers!

      Cons

      various hours at times which can take getting used to

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    Canadian Blood Services Reviews FAQs

    Canadian Blood Services has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 250 reviews left anonymously by employees. 69% of employees would recommend working at Canadian Blood Services to a friend and 67% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Canadian Blood Services employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Canadian Blood Services. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    69% of Canadian Blood Services employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Canadian Blood Services 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Canadian Blood Services to be compensation, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be culture, career development, management.

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