Cover image for Canadian Pacific
Logo
See All Photos

Canadian Pacific

Engaged Employer

Canadian Pacific

Add a Review

Canadian Pacific Employee Reviews about "no work life"

Updated Sep. 7, 2021

Verify your email to use filters. Having problems? Resend email
Found 780 of over 782 reviews
2.9
36% Recommend to a Friend
Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel
54% Approve of CEO

Found 42 of over 782 reviews

2.9
36%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
Approve of CEO
Canadian Pacific President and CEO Keith Creel
Keith Creel
250 Ratings
Pros
  • "good pay and benefits, good people(in 46 reviews)

  • "Not hard job, good pay, good benefit(in 73 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)

  • More Pros and Cons
    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.

    Ratings by Demographics

    This rating reflects the overall rating of Canadian Pacific and is not affected by filters.

    Want more demographic options?

    Reviews about "no work life"

    Return to all Reviews
    1. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      amazing

      Jul. 5, 2017 - Conductor in St. Albert, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      loved the people and seeing the country

      Cons

      mangement no life work balance

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Double think before you join

      Sep. 7, 2021 - Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      You will be promoted if you earn credibility

      Cons

      Fast paced work environment, managers are frustrated with their positions, no work life balance

      3 people found this review helpful
    3. Join the Canadian Pacific team
      See Our Latest Jobs
    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Stable company

      Apr. 30, 2021 - Specialist 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable and big company Good compensation and benefits

      Cons

      No work-life balance Slim chance for promotion

      Be the first to find this review helpful
    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Pride is the company motto. You'll realize why they chose one of the seven deadly sins as their main value.

      Mar. 5, 2021 - Compensation Specialist in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Mostly recession proof company. Very profitable.

      Cons

      No work life balance. Very demanding.

      Continue reading
      2 people found this review helpful
    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The Railroad is different!

      Feb. 11, 2021 - Operations Manager in Edmonton, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay, job stability in terms of industry

      Cons

      No work life balance, environment can be toxic, no clear direction

      Continue reading
      Be the first to find this review helpful
    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Save your sanity and stay away

      Mar. 14, 2020 - Operations Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good health benefits, competitive salary

      Cons

      toxic management practices, rely heavily on scare tactics - lots of yelling and screaming, no work-life balance, the worst workplace culture you will ever encounter

      4 people found this review helpful
    8. 2.0
      Current Employee

      All take, no give

      Sep. 24, 2019 - Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Decent Pension, benefits, salary and vacation

      Cons

      Absolutely no work/life balance, expected to work at least 10 hours days, no compensation on extra time put in, significant emotional/mental bullying, senior management a "boys club"

      6 people found this review helpful
    9. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Its a job

      Oct. 1, 2019 - Conductor in Port Coquitlam, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good pay, lots of work available

      Cons

      No work-life balance, poor relationship between workers and management

      Continue reading
      2 people found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company

      Jul. 5, 2019 - Rail Traffic Controller in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great company, amazing benefits and pension. Most peers and supervisors we're supportive and great to work with.

      Cons

      No work/Life balance, Horrible shifts and lots of short changes as well as being OT forced to stay for another 4 hours after a hectic 8 hours shift. No time for lunches. Some bad apples in upper management that belong in the stone age.

      3 people found this review helpful
    11. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Poor life

      Mar. 9, 2019 -  
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      CP pays well but you will be required to work 24/7 in a messy and wild enviroment.

      Cons

      No life balance and bad environment.

      Continue reading
      1 person found this review helpful
    Viewing 1 - 10 of 42 Reviews
    </>Embed

    Popular Careers with Canadian Pacific Job Seekers

    JobsSalariesInterviews

    Work at Canadian Pacific? Share Your Experiences

    Canadian Pacific logo
    or

    Canadian Pacific Careers

    Cover image for Canadian Pacific

    CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY At CP we strive to be a leader in safe, secure and efficient railway operations. We are an operating company...More

    • Our purpose
    • Our history
    • Why work at CP
    • Benefits
    This is the employer's chance to tell you why you should work for them. The information provided is from their perspective.

    Reviews by Job Title

    Canadian Pacific Photos

    + Add Photo
    Canadian Pacific photo of: CP 9524
    Canadian Pacific photo of: Break room
    Canadian Pacific photo of: Office space
    Canadian Pacific photo of: Office space
    Canadian Pacific photo of: Office kitchen
    Canadian Pacific photo of: The Last Spike cafeteria
    Canadian Pacific photo of: Ogden art
    See All Photos

    Canadian Pacific Job Seekers Also Viewed

    CN Logo
    CN

    3.1

    1,235 reviews
    Compare

    Glassdoor has 782 Canadian Pacific reviews submitted anonymously by Canadian Pacific employees. Read employee reviews and ratings on Glassdoor to decide if Canadian Pacific is right for you.