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  1. Helpful (18)

    "Great working environment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Richmond Hill, ON
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Richmond Hill, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Over the year I’ve been here the company has grown a lot and evolved to better suit the needs of our clients and candidates. I like that when someone has ideas about how to make things run more smoothly, management listens and things actually change. As the company’s grown I’ve been getting more responsibilities. I was hired in a junior position and was promoted first to team manager then account manager. I think that’s the greatest benefit to being part of a growing company

    Cons

    I don't have any cons. At first I wasn't making as much as I was hoping but my pay has increased with each promotion and now I'm where I wanted to be.

    Advice to Management

    Management here works with an open door policy. I've seen how that translates into more streamlined, smoother systems. I don't have advice for change. I'm grateful they listen.

    The Job Window Response

    25 Nov, 2015 – Social Media Manager

    Thanks for your review! We're really proud of how we've grown over the past year, and our employees are big part of that. We feel that supporting and promoting our employees is the best way to grow a ... More


  2. Helpful (4)

    "recruiter"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Everything is good. I learned a lot and everyone is friendly

    Cons

    not at all, great place


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Social media coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Social Media Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    My job is fun. I get to spend my day researching and writing about topics I'm interested in. I feel like the things I write about are helpful and informative so I feel good about what I'm doing. Management is encouraging and supportive and gives me a lot of independence to come up with topics to cover.

    Cons

    It's a great learning experience, but the company is still pretty small so there isn't really too much room for advancement in this position.

    Advice to Management

    Management has been great. My opinions are listened to and respected. I like the people I work with. I would say keep on doing what you're doing.

    The Job Window Response

    13 Jan, 2016 – HR Manager

    Thank you for sharing your review! We’re pleased to hear that you’re feeling supported and encouraged in your work. While we are a smaller company, we’re always looking to grow and our employees are ... More


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  5. "recruiter"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Junior Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Job Window full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The office atmosphere is great. Everyone is super friendly and motivated and management is approachable and helpful. I really didn't know what to expect when I started this job. I wasn't sure how I felt about being on the phone all day. It turns out I love it! I get to help other people find jobs. it's true not everyone is cut out for the kinds of jobs we're offering, but not everyone is cut out for any job.

    I don't know how long I'll want to continue doing this sort of work, but so far it's been a great learning experience. I've had people call me back and thank me for putting them in touch with their new company. So far that keeps me motivated. Plus the fact that I can become a team leader based on my performance rather than how long I've been with the company.

    Cons

    Being on the phone all day can get a little monotonous. You have to be able to keep yourself energized and positive in order to take advantage of the pay incentives and move up.

    Advice to Management

    If it would be possible to add more variety to the job that would make it a lot easier to stay focused and energized through the day.

    The Job Window Response

    13 Jan, 2016 – HR Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to speak about your time at The Job Window. We’re very proud of the work culture and environment we’ve been able to establish. We hear you when it comes to talking on ... More


  6. Helpful (5)

    "Good people, poor business model"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at The Job Window full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great CEO. The CEO is a kind person who unfortunately has to make hard decisions and usually people only notice the bad side of it.

    -Great Operation's Manager. The operations manager at The Job Window is one of the kindest person's I have ever met. If you're having personal issues or you're in a bind, they will understand.

    -Great coworkers. The Job Window staff has to be some of the most welcoming staff I've encountered, which made my stay incredibly pleasing.

    -Great work environment. Snacks and beverage are provided (i.e. chips, granola bars, coffee, etc.).

    -Rewards. Occasionally rewards are handed out: Raptor's tickets, gift cards (i.e. The Keg, Tim Horton's, etc.), and even trips.

    Cons

    -Company has no set direction. Think of it as a well funded startup who is proceeding by trial and error to figure out what's the best option for them. Which is all right but could make better use of resources.

    -Does not see the value in technology. There is a lack of push for implementing better systems and technologies, which to be honest could save the company a fortune. There was a small push at the end but I feel it will still not be pursued.

    The Job Window Response

    14 Jan, 2016 – HR Manager

    Thanks for your review! We’re so pleased that you found The Job Window welcoming. We strongly believe that a good work environment is the best way to have happy employees who do amazing work! We have ... More


  7. Helpful (25)

    "Misleading Recruiting Ads"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at The Job Window full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunities for new grads looking to get some experience.

    Cons

    Ads are extremely misleading and in some cases, downright lies. There could be multiple ads but all for the same thing. Job Window does the recruiting for Smart Circle so if you're in the states, you'll probably end up as a sales person standing in front of a supermarket trying to sell coupons. Company overall has an extremely high turnover rate so I'd be cautious about that.

    The Job Window Response

    14 Jan, 2016 – CEO

    Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. While we do place a lot of ads for multiple clients across the US & Canada, each ad placed is for a specific job vacancy. Our clients range from ... More


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Great Growth Opportunities!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Richmond Hill, ON
    Current Employee - Recruiter in Richmond Hill, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Job Window full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome working environment filled with super friendly people. The office culture is a very relaxed one which helps us to focus on our jobs. The work itself is stressful at times but when goals are met the rewards are phenomenal. Free trips to mexico and gift cards are great motivators! This company has so much growth opportunity that any new grad should welcome this opportunity.

    Cons

    Compensation could be improved upon.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up this awesome working environment!

    The Job Window Response

    15 Jan, 2016 – CEO

    We appreciate you taking the time to give us your review. We’re glad you’ve been able to focus and make friends! We’ve said before that we value a great company culture and that will always be a huge ... More


  9. Helpful (8)

    "personal perspective"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative/Recruiter in Richmond Hill, ON
    Current Employee - Administrative/Recruiter in Richmond Hill, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Job Window full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    i have been working for the company for less than a year, and my experience has been phenomenon. The work environment is friendly, motivating and supportive. I can always count on my team leader and colleagues, whenever, i have a question. The team will always be there to motivate you, when it is needed.
    There's a a comfortable and understanding relationship with the management team.
    The management team will always try to resolve and aid the employees as much as possible.
    There's also internal growth with the company. Hard work and dedication will not be pardoned.

    Cons

    at times aiming for the main target goal may be stressful.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the supportive motivation and care!

    The Job Window Response

    15 Jan, 2016 – Social Media Manager

    Thanks for the review! We’re always pleased to hear that our employees feel supported and valued. We wouldn’t be who we are without our employees and we constantly strive to motivate and support them ... More


  10. Helpful (3)

    "What an opportunity!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Job Window full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A great healthy work environment. Light hearted and easy going. Casual dress code. Great attitude with senior management.

    Free food and drink! Bought by management available at anytime.

    Entry level, get out what you put in. opportunity lots of room to grow and move up in the company.

    Trips and give away's! Free trip to Mexico for two offered to employees who prosper. always something new and exciting.

    Cons

    None that I could think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing!

    The Job Window Response

    18 Jan, 2016 – Social Media Manager

    Thank you for your thoughts! We always want to encourage our employees to grow. That encouragement usually translates into a great working relationship that in turn keeps our work environment strong ... More


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Good company working hard to grow"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond Hill, ON
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Job Window full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    i enjoy the work atmosphere. theres room for discussion and chatting.
    great people. the people i work with are great. really friendly and nice. was easy to feel like belonged.
    room for creativity and input, people often ask one another for input and ideas.

    Cons

    overall company goals can be hard to nail down

    The Job Window Response

    18 Jan, 2016 – HR Manager

    Thank you for sharing your review! We’re glad our work atmosphere is fostering discussion and collaboration. There’s no doubt that working together and getting others opinions can bring out new and ... More



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