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Updated Jul 26, 2021

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Entertainment One President, CEO, and Trustee Darren Throop (no image)
Darren Throop
97 Ratings
Pros
  • "Positive work environment with many doing what they love best(in 16 reviews)

  • "Great work environment and great people(in 14 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay rates compared to industry standards(in 12 reviews)

  • "long hours and senior managers don't value the staff(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great manager & fantastic team!

      Jul 8, 2021 - Coordinator in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great manager and strong team. Lots of room for growth, promote from within in my department.

      Cons

      Nothing that I can think of

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good place to work

      Jul 26, 2021 - Treasury Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Young team, intelligent upper management, great work flex policy, half day summer fridays

      Cons

      -Not a lot of room for advancement

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Exciting, But Not Worthwhile - You'll Make More Money Elsewhere

      Mar 10, 2021 - Marketing in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast-paced, mostly interesting work. Potential for great co-workers and friendships. Some potential for bragging rights and interesting stories.

      Cons

      Extremely low pay - when I moved to a new company I was offered almost double my eOne salary with the same exact title and zero need for negotiation. No bonuses for the average employee, and tiny raises (if anything) on a yearly basis. Fear based environment - people are constantly being laid off, and you never know which day will be your last. It's always in the back of your mind, and even if you're not the one axed in a certain year, it might be all of the best people on your team. It's merciless. You *will* watch people called away, fired in an office somewhere, escorted out, and their manager packing up their desk to give to them in the lobby - sometimes a few, sometimes a whole department, but this happens every single year. Overworked - small teams, high turnover and constant layoffs mean that you'll be wearing many hats, and working many long hours to make up for whatever inexperienced person they hired for the lowest possible salary. Hours are 9-6 at best, and you will likely be watched like a hawk. Depending on your department, you will be "volun-told" to work extra unpaid hours setting up for and working at company events. Overall, I was extremely loyal for many years and it didn't earn much for me. Beware that, outside of the entertainment industry, not many people know what eOne is so it's not going to be your greatest resume asset.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Exceptional Work Environment

      Mar 23, 2021 - Senior Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good colleagues and management Good perks Good working environment and work life balance

      Cons

      Too far from Union station

      1 person found this review helpful
    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good Place to Start

      Feb 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Good Co-workers - Interesting work

      Cons

      - Does not seem to encourage an environment for employees to grow and move up

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good culture

      Mar 5, 2021 - Other 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people to work with

      Cons

      Salary is lower than the market

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee

      A decent company

      Apr 25, 2021 - Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and fair HR management

      Cons

      Under value employees, no real perks.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Overall good

      Jan 18, 2021 - Data Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fair and good treatment overall. Growth is warranted on your own initiatives.

      Cons

      Becoming larger company after acquisitions, integration is bound to alter company hierarchy.

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      It’s nice to work in the film/tv industry. Employees are all passionate!

      Mar 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice industry where you work on really motivating projets.

      Cons

      Salary is very low but benefits are great.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Entertainment One

      Jan 25, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice offices in a good location.

      Cons

      The company was for sale for years and was constantly buying other companies and laying off the staff to keep cash flow positive. Every few months a bunch of new bright eyed, recently acquired people would flow into the building and then be shown the door in 18 months. The HR team turned over completely 3 times in a very short time.

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