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Updated Jun 16, 2021

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Toronto Star Publisher  John D. Cruickshank
John D. Cruickshank
24 Ratings
Pros
  • "Loved the location and work environment(in 7 reviews)

  • "With union, good location, very close to the lake(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "It's a dying industry so expect to be laid off(in 4 reviews)

  • "the newspaper industry is in a downward trend(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Data Engineer

      Mar 22, 2021 - Data Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people and good workplace

      Cons

      Overall a good workplace for IT.

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      good com to work

      Jun 16, 2021 - General Laborer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good benefits and good work time

      Cons

      pay is not good, work too long

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee

      The staff are great, however, the product they are selling is no longer in demand

      May 11, 2021 - User Support Technician in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      I worked with a great team of people that shared, helped and supported each other.

      Cons

      No matter how hard you work, the company always seems to be doing poorly year after year, so it gets frustrating, not knowing if you will be the next to get axed.

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Grim

      May 28, 2021 - Publishing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The Starbucks in the building has really lovely staff; the mice that run around the newsroom in broad daylight are mostly friendly

      Cons

      No formal performance review or salary increase process whatsoever

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company to work for

      Apr 9, 2021 - Business Systems Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Interesting work, good benefits, Good managers

      Cons

      Company in decline - loss of advertising revenue

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Feb 8, 2021 - Digital Account Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits, interesting projects, nice people and work-life balance

      Cons

      Hard time pivoting into the Digital space

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      enjoyed the time I was there

      Jan 14, 2021 - Clerical in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      the salary was an advantage

      Cons

      many layoffs in newspaper industry

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Flexible Work Life Balance

      Mar 2, 2021 - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Accommodating work place and great people

      Cons

      Not challenging enough work and not open to change

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice people, hard to get stuff done

      Jan 9, 2021 - Revenue Strategist in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, good benefits, 9-5

      Cons

      When you try to get work done, there are many roadblocks

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Loved It

      Oct 22, 2020 - Editor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Surrounded by amazing, talented people

      Cons

      I didn't find any at the time.

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