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MTS Allstream Reviews

Updated 28 June, 2018
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  • "Challenging place to work, as there were yearly (at least) layoffs, with up to 25% of the staff being let go" (in 8 reviews)

  • "Senior Management has no vision" (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "C.O.R."

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    Former Employee - Cor in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Cor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very good company, bonus, teleworking option, great work & family balance.

    Cons

    The only thing was cost savings led to layoffs.


  2. "Love where you work, and you never really work a day in your life!"

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    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are the strength of the company!

    Cons

    If you are not adaptable change this isn't the company for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the lines of communication open!

  3. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Markham, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Markham, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    friendly environment and place to work

    Cons

    Not strong management ; connection is the base


  4. "Administration"

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    Former Employee - Retail in Winnipeg, MB
    Former Employee - Retail in Winnipeg, MB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Wage is the best and some benefits

    Cons

    Every job very stressful

    Advice to Management

    Give credit to the genuine hard workers The slackers all seem to get promoted


  5. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time

    Pros

    Great people, nice company. Can work remote.

    Cons

    A lot of changes happened recently.


  6. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Summer Student in Winnipeg, MB
    Former Employee - Summer Student in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends

    I worked at MTS Allstream part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Collaboration between teams
    - Good Pay
    - Fair treatment of employees

    Cons

    - Large Company (lots of levels of management)


  7. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Ottawa, ON
    Former Employee - Consultant in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Was able to influence direction. Provided full autonomy in my role.

    Cons

    Strategic planning and direction was not clear

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Nice people, but short-sighted attitude"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, good location and ability to telework.

    Cons

    out-dated tools and inefficient processes.

    Advice to Management

    Layering changes on top of existing bad processes just doubles the workload and increases the complexity. Rather than trying to force tings to "fit" allow extra time in your initiative to step back and look at the big picture.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Geat Place to work until they were bought out"

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    Current Employee - Communications Technician in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Communications Technician in Mississauga, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Compensation and Benifits, Great atmosphere

    Cons

    Lay off after Lay off pushing more and more work onto the people who remain


  10. "Market challenger"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MTS Allstream full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people; collaborative culture; smaller size telco and always a market challenger

    Cons

    Unstable environment; declining employee engagement


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