RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I worked at Holcim Canada as a contractor (Less than a year)
Wonderful work environment, team and people
Little time to learn more things with them
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Holcim Canada (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in January 2015.
There was an initial phone screening, followed by an in-person interview with a panel. The atmosphere is corporate/relaxed. The interview was extremely unprofessional - the interviewers did not even know each other's names (and referred to each other by different names), and did not prepare for the interview at all (the interviewer went as far as to say to me that they will "wing it"), and scheduled another meeting and left half-way through the interview. I found this to be disrespectful and rude, and a very bad reflection on the company. I have conducted allot of interviews myself, and understand that every candidate has different personality traits - the interviewer was of the opinion that all candidates are "sales people", and so could not effectively detect potential. Overall, the most unprofessional interview I have ever attended, and I will not be considering working for the company - despite being unemployed, and despite their lucrative compensation and benefits.
Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition –
Holcim (Canada) produces cement, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and aggregates and provides construction services in eastern Canada. The Holcim subsidiary operates about 50 concrete plants, 10 quarries, more than a dozen sand and gravel pits, and a handful of other plants and distribution terminals. It mainly operates in Ontario and Quebec, as well as in Alberta and Canada's maritime provinces. Its aggregates and concrete divisions operate under the Dufferin and Demix names. Other divisions, Demix Construction and Dufferin Construction, build major infrastructure ...