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Toronto Star Reviews

Updated Feb 27, 2020

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Toronto Star Publisher  John D. Cruickshank
John D. Cruickshank
21 Ratings
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  1. "Web Developer"

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    Current Employee - Web Developer in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Freedom, Flexibility, Evolving Business, Good Location

    Cons

    Hard environment when there is constantly layoffs as the newspaper industry isn't in the best of times.

    Toronto Star2019-03-14
  2. "Interesting"

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    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Big name, looks good on a resume

    Cons

    It's a dying industry so expect to be laid off

    Toronto Star2020-02-22
  3. "Not a great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Journalist in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - salary - benefits

    Cons

    - toxic work environment

    Toronto Star2020-02-27
  4. "Don’t if you have other options"

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    Former Employee - Digital Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people and colleagues per se, great location.

    Cons

    Negative work environment. Political, cost cutting. No coffee machines even.

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    Toronto Star2020-02-13
  5. "Fine"

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    Current Employee - Market Research Analyst 

    I have been working at Toronto Star full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work in

    Cons

    Dying industry so jobs are minimal

    Toronto Star2020-01-04
  6. "Great place to work - til the layoffs started"

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    Former Employee - Editorial in St. Catharines, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Always exciting to work in a newsroom.

    Cons

    Constant downsizing of critical staff

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    Toronto Star2019-12-12
  7. "weak internal structure and processes"

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    Current Employee - Account Representative/Media Consultant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    friendly and smart team members

    Cons

    complicated internal processes. Low compensation structure

    Toronto Star2019-12-12
  8. "It use to be good company"

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    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Nice and and smart people

    Cons

    Bed top management without vision

    Toronto Star2019-11-04
  9. "Horrible culture"

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    Former Employee - Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time

    Pros

    Pay was good and competitive

    Cons

    Pretty much everything else including leadership

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    Toronto Star2019-10-18
  10. "An ok company"

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    Former Employee - Layout Coordinator 

    I worked at Toronto Star full-time

    Pros

    With union, good location, very close to the lake.

    Cons

    High turn over rate and planning to out source.

    Toronto Star2019-09-18
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