Drake International Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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Drake International Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer R. W. (Bill) Pollock (no image)
R. W. (Bill) Pollock
100 Ratings
Pros
  • "Fun and rewarding working environment(in 13 reviews)

  • "Recent IT upgrades have made life so much easier for consultants, great team culture and accessible senior management team(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "No clear directions, poor management skills from boss(in 7 reviews)

  • "High turnover of staff each year(in 6 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Team

      May 13, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Winnipeg, MB
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      Pros

      A lot of autonomy, and a great collaborative team.

      Cons

      Could be more of a connection between regional offices.

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      good

      Mar 30, 2021 - Recruiter in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      great teams and environment at drake

      Cons

      need to enjoy being busy

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Could use stronger and more innovative workplace culture

      Feb 8, 2021 - Manager 
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      Pros

      Supportive team, comfortable work environment

      Cons

      Could be more agile with innovation and use an update across the board.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good

      Mar 1, 2021 - Student in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      Fast pace productive good colleagues

      Cons

      Work life balance and bureaucratic

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good people but no opportunities

      Apr 1, 2021 - Temp Worker in Dartmouth, NS
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      Pros

      Work when you want to work

      Cons

      They don’t always call you if you work less hours

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Meh

      Mar 28, 2021 - Sales Representative 
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      Pros

      Good benefits, quiet most days

      Cons

      Favouritism very apparent in the rank

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Terrible place

      Mar 25, 2021 - Recruiter in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      My manager was the only good thing

      Cons

      *micromanagement *won't appreciate what you do good but will stand your mistakes * life? What is have a life while you are working for this company *terrible management * not organized

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing

      Jan 23, 2021 - Branch Sales Manager in Halifax, NS
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      Pros

      An international company that feels local. Am lucky to work with so many talented individuals.

      Cons

      Nothing. This is the greatest agency to work with.

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Team was great

      Feb 16, 2021 - Recruitment Consultant in Edmonton, AB
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      Pros

      Team was great, free parking

      Cons

      No work life balance, higher ups could use a lesson in how to treat their managers and staff

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Ok

      Mar 2, 2021 - 360 Recruitment Consultant 
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      Pros

      Nice people but not good work environment

      Cons

      Lots and lots of cons!

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