Toronto Star Reviews

Updated Oct 27, 2021

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Toronto Star Publisher  John D. Cruickshank
John D. Cruickshank
27 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
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Sep 7, 2021 - Managing Director in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing vacation time and salary

      Cons

      No parking lot for employees

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      great experience

      Oct 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Awesome company with great cultural values. Management and peers are both enjoyable to work with.

      Cons

      Not really that 8 cam think of.

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to learn but not much diversity

      Oct 27, 2021 - Editor in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great opportunity to learn and grow if you're interested in working in media.

      Cons

      A very white environment, but they're tackling that now.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good work place, could be better

      Sep 6, 2021 - Desktop Support Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      lots to learn and supportive IT staff

      Cons

      not supportive management. need more transparency, no job security

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent

      Aug 18, 2021 - Newspaper Carrier in Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good events for the newspaper carriers (such as movie events) and nice employees

      Cons

      Not a very high wage, but it's mostly young kids working as newspaper carriers.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great job

      Jul 27, 2021 - Journalist in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - supportive management - fun job

      Cons

      - unconventional hours - fast paced

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Meaningful journalism

      Jul 12, 2021 - Editor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work for one of Canada's most respected news outlets

      Cons

      Chronic short staffing due to tough business climate

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company to work with

      Jun 25, 2021 - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible Work life balance Well structured

      Cons

      A bit outdated in terms of technologies

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      good

      Jun 22, 2021 - Newspaper Carrier in North York, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Not bad for a side hustle.

      Cons

      Required to deliver regardless of road condition and weather.

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    10. 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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