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Groupe Dynamite Reviews

Updated Mar 12, 2020

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3.3
61%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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Groupe Dynamite CEO    Andrew Lutfy
Andrew Lutfy
138 Ratings
Pros
  • "The pros of working for Group Dynamite are definitely the 50% discount even though there is a limit to how much you can use your discount(in 34 reviews)

  • "employee discount at garage and dynamite(in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management treats you like you don't matter(in 27 reviews)

  • "Along with that, you're expected to meet high sales goals without being compensated for it(in 16 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Windsor, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Groupe Dynamite full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere 50% discount Full time hours Incentive trips

    Cons

    Discount has a quarterly cap

    Groupe Dynamite2020-01-14
  2. "Fulfilling Job"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Groupe Dynamite full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Positive work environment, potential bonuses, in store discount

    Cons

    Can only use discount at your store’s location

    Groupe Dynamite2020-03-13
  3. "Great place to grow!"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Learned a lot about job etiquettes and work ethic - Great Teamwork - Excellent Employee % Discount

    Cons

    - Long standing shifts - Working weekends (mandatory) - Minumum wage

    Groupe Dynamite2020-02-17
  4. "company is out of date with HR best practices"

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    Former Employee - Store Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite full-time

    Pros

    - focus on promoting from within - Canadian - discount

    Cons

    - favouritism - zero life/work balance culture - head office punishes instead of coaches - lack of hours for sales support staff

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    Groupe Dynamite2020-02-26
  5. "Sale associate at dynamite"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Main Square, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite part-time

    Pros

    Flexible hours for changing shift

    Cons

    Very heavy workload Specially during weekends

    Groupe Dynamite2020-02-19
  6. "Positive experience after 3 years of work"

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    Former Employee - Key Holder in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Experience in fashion and retail management

    Cons

    Low pay for responsibility

    Groupe Dynamite2020-01-20
  7. "Good job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discount Flexibility Friendships Dress code Competition at a min

    Cons

    Hours Management Rules Pay was only slightly above min wage Benefits

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    Groupe Dynamite2020-01-09
  8. "Company has potential"

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    Current Employee - Ecommerce 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Groupe Dynamite full-time

    Pros

    Head Office is beautiful, colleagues are great and the annual Christmas party is really fun.

    Cons

    Very little to no vacation time your first year, employees are overworked and always asked to go above and beyond, upper management are always changing their minds and there is a clear a lack of organisation within the company.

    Groupe Dynamite2020-01-06
  9. "Management position"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Scarborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great learning experience overall. Teaches you both visual and operations of store.

    Cons

    The pay is not great for the work that is expected of you.

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    Groupe Dynamite2019-12-20
  10. "Great company culture"

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    Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser in Montreal, QC

    I worked at Groupe Dynamite full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people! Great culture! You really feel part of the team.

    Cons

    Poor compensation...not competitive. Not much room for advancement in leadership role.

    Groupe Dynamite2019-12-18
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