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Cancer Care Ontario Reviews

Updated Dec 2, 2019

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3.3
67%
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71%
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Cancer Care Ontario CEO Michael Sherar (no image)
Michael Sherar
76 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "CCO has been merged into Ontario Health(in 18 reviews)

  • "senior management is an out-of-touch aristocracy that speaks in buzzwords(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Service Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work life balance, the work is meaningful

    Cons

    difficult to move up in the company

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-11-29
  2. "No room for growth"

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    Current Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Work from home twice a week - Super flexible with appointments - Great benefits

    Cons

    - No company culture - Expenditure freeze so no conferences or travel - No room to grow career

    Advice to Management

    Think about the growth of your staff

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-12-02
  3. "Political with weak management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Care Ontario full-time

    Pros

    Na - merging into health ontario

    Cons

    CEO lacks direction. Should not be brought into new agency

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-11-20
  4. "Really depended who you reported to"

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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Decent salary, benefits, pension (HOOPP), interesting work

    Cons

    Infighting among PIs, inconsistent training, supervisors who weren't good managers

    Advice to Management

    Train those who supervise in the skill of it, discourage pettiness

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-11-13
  5. "Current Employee"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues and projects at the company

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic, people under senior management have very little impact on anything

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-10-22
  6. Helpful (1)

    "CCO"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Lead 

    I have been working at Cancer Care Ontario full-time

    Pros

    Great teams, good work life balance, lots of independence

    Cons

    Reorgs/turnover, difficult political landscape, no room for advancement, typical bureaucracy and “red tape”

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-10-13
  7. "Run...Gave one star because I couldn't give zero"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The money and benefits and pension are good

    Cons

    Literally everything else. Management is horrible

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-11-05
  8. "Healthcare success story working through a difficult time"

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    Current Employee - Group Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - clear strategy, work highly linked to overall strategic direction - work that is meaningful, impactful, positive - opportunities for growth

    Cons

    - beaurocracy, process waste - pace of work (lack of results-oriented positions) - high staff turnover - financial constraints, especially impactful on culture and team building opportunities

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-09-27
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic Environment"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Location downtown easy to get there/subway/etc

    Cons

    Toxic environment, very political, management play favourites and cliques exist like in a highschool setting. Avoid at all costs!

    Advice to Management

    Hire all new leaders who actually know how to inspire and motivate teams!

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-10-03
  10. "ok"

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    Former Employee - Team Lead 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Care Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    easy commute to get to work

    Cons

    more experienced managers would improve experience

    Cancer Care Ontario2019-09-07
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