Drake International Reviews

Updated Aug 8, 2022

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3.8
72%
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80%
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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
122 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people but not good work environment(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great team and guidance by the leaders(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "If you are a go getter, you will most likely grow professionally at Drake through self taught(in 22 reviews)

  • "High turnover, confusion whether they are a staffing company or HR service provider(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jul 15, 2022 - Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Organization is growing year over year and with that growth comes opportunties. Senior leadership wants to make a difference and hiring top talent and finding the right role is a key focus. Creating and developing some amazing teams. Very client centric organization.

      Cons

      With growth comes growing pains however senior leadership is very approachable, willing to listen and work together to find the right solution.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good work life balance

      Jul 14, 2022 - HR- Consultant in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good working environment and team. Management and managers are very supportive. If you like fast-paced work, this is an excellent place to start.

      Cons

      Base salary can be better Work can become monotonous at times

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to have your ideas heard

      Jul 13, 2022 - Recruiter in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Management listens and makes changes where needed. Company is growing fast, which is great for bonuses

      Cons

      Still some old ways of doing things, but changing quickly

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Demanding

      Jun 29, 2022 - Recruiter in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great for learning Great in the beginning

      Cons

      No work-life balance Incredibly demanding Inconsistent with staff remuneration and treatment

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good Pay for work done

      Jun 15, 2022 - Warehouse Associate in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Weekly pay, not the most labour intensive job at purolator

      Cons

      Purolator warehouse can be hot within the trucks

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Positive work environment, but pay could be better

      May 15, 2022 - Admin Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Support from team members, great onboarding/training.

      Cons

      Non-competitive pay, expectations are not always clear.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Improved commission plan for recruiters

      Mar 1, 2022 - Recruitment Consultant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good accounts for recruitment Improved commission plan Wfh

      Cons

      a bit micromanagement Not good system

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      It was a great learning experience. Team members were always helpful in helping me.

      Feb 8, 2022 - Accounts Receivable Clerk in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Assistance received for both historical & current work related issues was great. The staff was always friendly.

      Cons

      They wanted us to do the work of others that could at times go above and beyond our capabilitiestime constraints wise.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Don’t work there

      Feb 18, 2022 - Warehouse Lumper in Acheson, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent paying job, 8 hour shifts

      Cons

      Hard, sometimes wet and cold

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Recruitment Consultant

      Feb 3, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company has good work environment.

      Cons

      After office hours of work

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    Drake International Reviews FAQs

    Drake International has an overall rating of 3.8 out of 5, based on over 352 reviews left anonymously by employees. 72% of employees would recommend working at Drake International to a friend and 61% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Drake International employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.4 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Drake International. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    72% of Drake International employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Drake International 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.7 for career opportunities.

    According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Drake International to be culture, career development, coworkers and the cons to be senior leadership, compensation, management.

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