Long & McQuade Employee Reviews about "low pay"

Updated Aug 17, 2021

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Long & McQuade President; President, Yorkville Sound Steve Long
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Pros
  • "Amazing benefits and a balanced work environment(in 12 reviews)

  • "Get to work with musicians and customers are generally good(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low pay for the amount of responsibility(in 10 reviews)

  • "Low respect from upper management for tasks well done/initiatives(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Treats employees well

      Sep 6, 2020 - Music Education Centre Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People are nice, company structure is good, staff discounts and benefits

      Cons

      Low pay, not a lot of career opportunities

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      good culture, low pay

      Aug 17, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employees are fun to work with, Benefits are decent, half price on rentals, and employee discount. Good place to gain experience.

      Cons

      Low pay for the amount of responsibility.

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      2 people found this review helpful
    3. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great for the customer… Not the staff

      Jul 6, 2021 - Sales Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I would have to say that the people you get to work with are the best thing about working at Long McQuade. I’ll hand it to the company, they make some pretty good decisions in hiring. However, that’s the only good thing I can say about them.

      Cons

      Low pay If you were someone just out of high school, or even college and looking to get a job to make some money while you get your ducks in order, so to speak. Then this would be a great place to be. However, if you’re looking to start a family or get a house or do anything that requires you to take on more responsibility in life… I urge you to look for a different job. Even after working here for over five years, I make three dollars above minimum wage in Ontario and that barely covers my bills, gas and food. Essentially you live paycheque to paycheque on this wage. High turnover rate The store I’m working at right now, has lost over 10 people in the last eight months. To be honest those numbers are probably even more, I just can’t remember all of them at this moment. All of this turnover stems from one thing… Lack of support from management Whether it’s airing out grievances, or asking general questions about wages and morale in the workplace… There seems to be a lack of support from the management team, it creates the sentiment of “ The staff can’t trust management with anything they might have an issue with.”

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      4 people found this review helpful
    4. 2.0
      Former Employee

      ok

      May 27, 2021 - Sales in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      music, vacation days, work culture

      Cons

      low pay, poor management/head office staff,

      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Management is terrible

      Apr 21, 2021 - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - The employee discount was alright

      Cons

      - Mandatory weekends, never got to see my kid's sport games - Given too many responsibilities for low pay, cents above min wage, and no expectation of a raise - Raises don't keep up with rate of inflation so you can never actually get financially ahead - Manager played favorites with staff, give some days off all the time, and wouldn't help when needed i.e. a difficult customer or situation - Forced to work every single holiday - 30 minute lunch too short - No 15 minutes breaks or any breaks throughout the day

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      5 people found this review helpful
    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company culture but very low pay for work expected

      Mar 26, 2021 - Sales and Rental Associate in Brampton, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Get to work with musicians and customers are generally good

      Cons

      Very low pay - almost insulting and exploiting for knowledge bringing in

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      5 people found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great staff

      Mar 5, 2021 - Sales Associate in Winnipeg, MB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      Low pay for the job

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good Place to work

      Dec 8, 2019 - Accounting Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Nice working environment - friendly staff - good work life balance - Flexible work hours

      Cons

      A downside can be low pay rate

      1 person found this review helpful
    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      We're not all in the GTA

      Sep 10, 2018 - Sales Associate in Prince George, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None that I can see

      Cons

      Low pay, No HR department to speak of, Call sales positions salaried yet pay as if hourly wage, Used to have "Easy time off" listed on job description page now it's a thing of the past

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      7 people found this review helpful
    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Sales Associate

      Feb 6, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Staff Purchase Flexibility with Schedule Good Location

      Cons

      Low Pay Low respect from upper management for tasks well done/initiatives Disregard for staff safety

      3 people found this review helpful
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