RB Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2020

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3.5
70%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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RB CEO Laxman Narasimhan (no image)
Laxman Narasimhan
83 Ratings
Pros
  • "Entrepreneurial, fast paced, great set of people,(in 195 reviews)

  • "Good and convenient work environment, supportive boss(in 49 reviews)

Cons
  • "You have to work very long hours because it’s a lean organization(in 74 reviews)

  • "Super demanding, no work life balance(in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brand Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast career progression and strong ownership and achievement.

    Cons

    Political environment and risk of burnout.

  2. "Excellent Job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - E&C Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RB full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible, dynamic, relative good pay, and lots of experience in the E&C team.

    Cons

    Constant changes in strategy, objectives could be more clear.


  3. "Lots of opportunities, zero culture, no appreciation for people"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at RB full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great career opportunities, quick careers, lots of responsibility on day 1, bonus, annual conference, intl mobility, quick decision making, lots to learn, very strong and smart people

    Cons

    Little appreciation for people in some areas, no formal work from home (frowned upon) policy in some areas, no culture, no formal learning or training

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  4. Helpful (2)

    "No culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at RB full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Trip once a year

    Cons

    Everything else! Pay, culture, workload, no work from home, false promises

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Toxic culture. Avoid at all cost."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at RB full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    product sale once or twice a year

    Cons

    -highly political and toxic environment -inexperienced and immature managers create so much turbulence -extremely hierarchical -long hours with no overtime pay. no work from home and expect to work on evenings and weekends -full of gossips and backstabbing

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  6. "RB sales analyst"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Sales Analyst 

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

    Pros

    High level of ownership within role

    Cons

    Toxic culture and work place environment

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good Experience Poor Culture + Pay"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at RB full-time

    Pros

    A lot of responsibility is given to you as a entry level working. Opportunity to present in front of senior management and showcase your work.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry average, extremely long hours, management has favouritism.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Only getting worse"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at RB full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good deal on products a few times a year

    Cons

    Culture is a joke

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  9. Helpful (4)

    "Learned lots, but work life balance doesn’t exist"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at RB full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    -great opportunities and growth if willing to go international -work with smart people/innovative people -pays well and bonuses are high providing you hit the tough targets

    Cons

    -culture is tough and cut throat. HR is not supportive and people are given different banding/job levels depending on who you are. -even though project DARE was implemented to help support and keep high potential women it has done nothing as they continue to lose mid-High level women -working until 8pm is normal

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  10. "Great Place to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at RB

    Pros

    Entrepreneurship; Allows Innovation; Speed to Market

    Cons

    Utilize Technology more to drive Analytics

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