Giant Tiger Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2020

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3.5
66%
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86%
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14 Ratings
Pros
  • "From benefits to profit sharing to employee discounts they do a lot that other retailers don't(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great Place to work and coworkers are great(in 7 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Order Picker in Prescott, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Tiger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Gym and game room, employee discount

    Cons

    Low starting salary but raises given at intervals

  2. "Work Environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Tiger full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly team, great work culture, nice pay rate

    Cons

    little conservative with implementing latest best business practices

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Not bad."

    3.0
    Current Employee - Grocery Clerk in Gatineau, QC

    I have been working at Giant Tiger part-time

    Pros

    Employee benefits are good. Friendly staff Flexible hours(store I worked at)

    Cons

    Management isn't always helpful(where I worked)

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Tiger full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good with People. open to suggestions

    Cons

    People tend to stay a long time and takes longer to move-up

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Boys club"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Giant Tiger full-time

    Pros

    Stores are nice to deal with

    Cons

    Management is very secretive and not open to the opinions of internal experts

  6. "Good place to work with excellent colleagues"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Giant Tiger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits–Staff discounts at all Giant Tiger Stores, prescription, dental and drug coverage. Family-styled business–Sincere and cares for the wellness of employees. Focused on performance and improvement of business operations. Colleagues are professional and friendly. I have a great manager, which helps. Fairly transparent organization

    Cons

    Retail environment is challenging and requires constant change to stay relevant–not for the faint of heart Change could mean uncertainty and the lack of clear and defined direction

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    "Terrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at Giant Tiger

    Pros

    Profit sharing, some summer events hosted by company

    Cons

    Very hard work for little pay, management and supervisors tend to abuse powers and don’t care about the health and happiness of their own employees and tends to be a lot of favouritism

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Wouldn’t work there again"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Supervisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Giant Tiger full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It’s a job, better than being unemployed.

    Cons

    Pay sucks, when on salary you work more than you get paid.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Giant Tiger"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Giant Tiger full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Sometimes not listened to

  10. "Comfortable workplace"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cashier 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Giant Tiger part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Location, Friendly coworkers, fresh look

    Cons

    No room for growth, not enough hours

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