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Canadian Tire Reviews

Updated 11 December, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great atmosphere and work life balance" (in 61 reviews)

  • "Profit sharing, great culture, flexibility" (in 88 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance doesnt always work lut" (in 19 reviews)

  • "The fact that minimum wage was low at the time did not help" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "I am good at my job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Catharines, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Catharines, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I am very happy to work for Canadian company

    Cons

    It is very hard to find some cons when Canadian Tire is trying to fix any issues as soon as possible.

    Advice to Management

    I am very lucky to have the best management


  2. "Decent Salary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits. Company match and heath benefits.

    Cons

    Low salary. Did not consider my overseas experience which is quite surprising since the standard practice is international standard.

  3. "Fantastic Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Material Handler in Bolton, ON
    Current Employee - Material Handler in Bolton, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Competitive Pay
    Good employee benefits
    Company profit sharing
    Friendly and experienced people.
    Safe and healthy working conditions

    Cons

    Heavy work.
    Repetitive tasks.
    Not accessible through public transport


  4. "Fair"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, stocks and profit sharing. Free coffee

    Cons

    Long hours and limited dining/food options


  5. "Communications Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Communications Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Communications Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast-paced work environment that will challenge you! You will learn so much.

    Cons

    Hard to say anything negative. A truly amazing Canadian company.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to offer amazing opportunities to statt


  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time

    Pros

    Forward looking company with great work culture

    Cons

    Can not think of any


  7. "floor associate/reciever/warehouse worker"

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    Current Employee - Floor Associate in Okotoks, AB
    Current Employee - Floor Associate in Okotoks, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    everyone is quite laid back , no one gets angry and the system works if the workers work!

    Cons

    9-6 work days are dismal

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "fun"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Milton, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Milton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good for part time while in school

    Cons

    lots of repetitive tasks done


  9. "Intern"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and work life balance .

    Cons

    Can be boring after a while.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Corporate"

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    Former Employee - Corporate in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Corporate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Company has a lot of “heart” and cares
    Interesting Dealer Corp Acquisition dynamics
    Open to learning and experimenting growth opportunities

    Cons

    Becoming very top heavy
    Some executives.. no idea how people get promoted
    Old boys club mentality still

    Advice to Management

    Fix senior management , especially those who are simply there because they golf together outside work. Walk the talk.

    Groom middle management better