Canada Post Reviews

Updated August 24, 2014
Updated August 24, 2014
162 Reviews

3.1
162 Reviews
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Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra
64 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good pay, good coworkers, outdoor work if you like that, stay in good shape (in 12 reviews)

  • a good place to work back in the day, good pay, very good benefits, excellent pension plan (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • promote from within the Corporation, letter carriers, postal clerks (in 7 reviews)

  • no one cares when you lose your job due to cutbacks (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    I was able to earn enough to support my kids with benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Inside Postal Worker PO4
    Current Employee - Inside Postal Worker PO4

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    job security, pension, overtime, benefits

    Cons

    shift work, especially graveyard shift, giving most extra work to casuals/part time workers who are paid $6 hr. less

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't reduce our pension

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Rollercoaster

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - PO IV - Postal Clerk  in  Red Deer, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - PO IV - Postal Clerk in Red Deer, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay, vacation time (3 weeks to begin with), good benefits, unionized

    Cons

    Balancing work and life, understaffed, over worked, management that doesn't care, fellow employees who don.'t care

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the workers on the floor, when making shift changes ask the employees born their input, don't make radical changes just so you can get a bonus, stop cutting jobs because your creating an atmosphere of distrust.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    The ship is sinking

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Delivery Agent  in  Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Delivery Agent in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Money is about the only reason i still work here...

    Cons

    Management bonuses for eliminating employees will sink this company faster than disappearing letter mail.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at the Nortel model and or the Titantic.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Ive worked my tail off formany many years to be treated with suspicion in all we do

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier  in  Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier in Halifax, NS (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Comraderie and healthy job. The pay is ok and benefits including a decent pension are resons many people stay , when certain working conditions compel them to leave

    Cons

    Working conditions under an oppressive employer can wreak havoc on ones emotional and mental state. Also, being totally misunderstood by the public we serve is to say the least frustrating

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat yoir employees with a modicum of respect

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Letter Carrier

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier  in  Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work on your own !!

    Cons

    different day different route !!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    go technical on route

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Interactive Environment for Students!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst  in  Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The company thrives on trying to integrate students into all aspects of the company. HR has done a great job of setting up student wide events where you have the opportunity to meet people your age, as well as managers and directors from all departments in the business.

    Cons

    The only con I can think of is sometimes the lack of work that you might have to do. You are assigned big tasks to complete by the end of summer, but it can be difficult to keep that goal in mind on a day-to-day basis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Like the work, to bad you can't make a living at it.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RSMC
    Current Employee - RSMC

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I really enjoy the job. Enjoy being in the outdoors and doing something that is important.

    Cons

    There is just no way to support a family on the wages I was paid. Also I was required to find my own helper for when I needed time off and pay to train them out of my own wages. Not enough staff to cover holidays as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You need to fix your policies and procedures. Having to train and pay my own helper? I was not a contractor, I was an employee. It is managements responsibility to support the staff, not the other way around.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    good organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Store Manager  in  Guelph, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Store Manager in Guelph, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    employee training is good for new employee

    Cons

    ambiguous company goal is lacking for management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better leadership

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Good pay, good benifit.. and that's about it for working at cpc

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time

    Pros

    better than averge pay with good benifit..

    Cons

    lots repeatation work, hard on body over the long term.

  11.  

    Not exciting but an overall safe bet.

    Current Employee - Sales Representative  in  Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time

    Pros

    many different sales opportunities CP offers parcels services, direct marketing, big data and much more...Very well kept secrets but it helps many of cies out there ,great recognition of the brand, a lot of internal support. Good compensation for the line of work, good vacation time & offers GREAT insurance benefits. Rare to have a sales job & pension at the same cie.

    Cons

    Needs to more open to new ideas & be more willing to update itself.

    No opinion of CEO

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