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Metroland Media Group Reviews

Updated Jan 29, 2020

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3.0
39%
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Metroland Media Group President Ian Oliver
Ian Oliver
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and clients to work with(in 10 reviews)

  • "Friendly people for the most part, 3 weeks vacation to start (which now appears to be the standard anyway)(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "sent work outside which caused quality to go down, low pay, no chance for real advancement(in 11 reviews)

  • "The nature of the job - physically sorting ads into newspapers, and carrying and delivering them to numerous houses - may not be for everyone(in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Paper Handler"

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    Former Employee - Paper Handler 

    I worked at Metroland Media Group part-time

    Pros

    Great use to learn social skills

    Cons

    Not as good pay

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    Metroland Media Group2019-09-21
  2. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Conflcits Atty in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Metroland Media Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good working environment, great people to work with. Easy communications with stakeholders

    Cons

    The environment has hanged after became as part of Toronto star

    Metroland Media Group2020-01-29
  3. "Graphic designer"

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer 

    I worked at Metroland Media Group part-time

    Pros

    A rewarding job with lots of creativity

    Cons

    A job that has become restructured and centralized

    Metroland Media Group2020-01-25
  4. "Great Print Company"

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    Former Employee - Media Coordinator in Halton Hills, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Metroland Media Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Print Media company. Room for growth with good benefits.

    Cons

    Some jobs are commission based and they allow claw backs if customers do not pay there bills.

    Metroland Media Group2020-01-11
  5. "Negative environment"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Consultant in Kitchener, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Metroland Media Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Unlimited income potential if you can handle stress.

    Cons

    Negative environment. Unprofessional managers. Favouritism practices by Management

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    Metroland Media Group2020-01-23
  6. "Enjoyed my time"

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    Former Employee - Regional Director of Distribution in Smiths Falls, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Metroland Media Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Management and Co-Workers were great to work with

    Cons

    Industry in a whole is in a downturn

    Metroland Media Group2019-12-17
  7. "Part time job"

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    Former Employee - Sales Assistant 

    I worked at Metroland Media Group part-time

    Pros

    Nice, easy going office atmosphere

    Cons

    Can't think of any cons

    Metroland Media Group2019-12-11
  8. "Not Proactive"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Metroland Media Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Laid back environment No one breathing down your neck

    Cons

    Lack of vision & forward thinking approach

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    Metroland Media Group2019-12-02
  9. "Easy and convenient"

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    Former Employee - Newspaper Deliverer in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Metroland Media Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours, easy to fit delivery times into your schedule

    Cons

    Intense deliveries some days, load gets heavy

    Metroland Media Group2019-11-30
  10. "Good environment, poor hours"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oshawa, ON
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Metroland Media Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with, job isn't stressful

    Cons

    Half my shifts end up cancelled because there isn't enough work

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    Metroland Media Group2019-10-27

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