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Updated 12 March, 2019
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Pros
  • "Great work environment that leads to an almost perfect work-life balance" (in 25 reviews)

  • "There are some great people that work at TD" (in 42 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work/Life Balance is hard to find anywhere these days I think" (in 18 reviews)

  • "Really low pay in comparison to similar positions in other companies ( only 18K/year in Tech Data)" (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "great terrific wow good nice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    very friendly staff and support system

    Cons

    pay not very good could be better


  2. "Data analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Tech Data part-time

    Pros

    Great culture and good for professional growth

    Cons

    Small company not well known

  3. "Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Tech Data full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great environment, very supportive professionally and personally. An excellent stepping stone in the industry.

    Cons

    Very poor career development or opportunities. Sincerely underpaid for the amount of responsibilities and accountability given. There's a reason why every other review of TD mentions this con.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, no issues with management.


  4. "glass ceiling"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tech Data full-time

    Pros

    good people, adequate pay, good culture (at head office)

    Cons

    little room for growth in territory offices

    Advice to Management

    incent good people to stay


  5. "Product Manager"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Mississauga, ON

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fortune 100 company, good experience industry wise, professional connections

    Cons

    No career development perspectives, micromanagement, low salaries


  6. "Entry level job to gain experience, not good for long term."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tech Data full-time

    Pros

    Decent dental benefits and HSA.

    Cons

    Salary is way below average for the industry.

    Advice to Management

    Compensation needs to match the contributions of stellar employees


  7. "Former Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mississauga, ON
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong corporate values.
    Legacy of Strong Canadian Leadership, cross functional Teams, business success, unique deals and partnerships.
    Delivery - Gets a days work done every day... rated highly by reseller partners.
    Seamless drop-ship to end user with ISO quality from Integration Services department.
    Competent & effective eCommerce tools.
    Overall Size & Comprehensive product range.

    Cons

    US leadership encroaching and splitting / overworking Canadian teams.
    Low margin stress on traditional org / cost structures.
    US weather affects system availability in Canada.

    Advice to Management

    Find a way to include all staff in profit sharing.
    Don't let US / global size limit flexibility in Canada.

  8. "Software Licensing Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Software Licensing Analyst in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Software Licensing Analyst in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Tech Data full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues, good start for new graduate

    Cons

    Pay is not good. Messy management


  9. "Tech Data Canada Very Stable to work for"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tech Data full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work life balance with the ability to work at home Plus :
    - teamwork
    - ideal location
    - good benefits
    - ample training

    Cons

    The salaries seem below average, but increase each year based on your review


  10. "senior associate rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Tech Data full-time

    Pros

    good people, good school if you want to learn about everything that exists in the market

    Cons

    everything else. no trainings. no place for innovation nor creativity.