Canadian Pacific Reviews

Updated Aug 10, 2022

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3.0
39%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
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Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel
Keith Creel
220 Ratings
Pros
  • "Not hard job, good pay, good benefit(in 73 reviews)

  • "good pay and benefits, good people(in 46 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work/ life balance is a often struggle(in 83 reviews)

  • "no work/life balance - expected to be by phone 24/7(in 42 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Poor management

      Aug 7, 2022 - Assistant TRAINMASTER 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Some of the people are great. Good pension

      Cons

      Run by Americans, cowboy railroad

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Terrible people run the company

      Aug 10, 2022 - Freight Conductor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Okay pay. mediocre benefits. Some good work mates.

      Cons

      Handicapped management. Bad work culture. Poor retention and lifestyle. Horrible place to be.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      If you enjoy nepotism...

      Jul 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      ..generally nice teams to work with

      Cons

      ...join the hierarchy and lavish in the comforts of a stable job

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Has Changed for better, still is

      Jul 15, 2022 - Director in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Career Growth, Job stability, Management

      Cons

      Work Life Balance, sometimes is challenging

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Culture of fear that promotes bullying

      Jul 15, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      1. Look good on a resume 2. Average benefits 3. Yes men are rewarded

      Cons

      1. Culture of fear and bullying 2. Bullying and disrespect 3. Lack of support from human resources 4. Lip service in employee retention and support.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good pay

      Jul 17, 2022 - Railroad Conductor in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay and very easy job

      Cons

      No schedule, you work at all hours of day/night

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall not bad

      Jul 11, 2022 - Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      it is good that they have hybrid and not bad management

      Cons

      hard to be promoted. the company is very conservative

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not bad

      Jul 7, 2022 - Specialist Developer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good initial compensation Plan for retirement

      Cons

      Oncalls and weekend activities with no lucrative pays.

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Interesting

      Jul 21, 2022 - Engineering Technician 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are good and good co workers

      Cons

      Management mirco manages a lot

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Process and Growth Amazing. Stiff Culture.

      Jun 29, 2022 - Finance Manager in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Consistent management language and feedback allows for constant improvement of your work and clear expectations. Fantastic process and technology capability that really drove a results culture. Company’s growth story has been truly incredible.

      Cons

      Stiff culture. Very hierarchical (rarely speak to your boss’s boss). Fairly serious tone most of the time between colleagues.

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    Canadian Pacific Reviews FAQs

    Canadian Pacific has an overall rating of 3.0 out of 5, based on over 729 reviews left anonymously by employees. 39% of employees would recommend working at Canadian Pacific to a friend and 54% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 4% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Canadian Pacific employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Canadian Pacific. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    39% of Canadian Pacific employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Canadian Pacific 2.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.4 for culture and values and 3.1 for career opportunities.

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

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