CCAC Reviews

Updated April 22, 2015
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  1. It's Okay...Depending on the Campus

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    Current Employee - Faculty in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Faculty in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at CCAC

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Schedule
    Opportunities
    Students
    centrally located
    Try it...you may like it

    Cons

    Pay
    Dirty
    Can become a comfort Zone

  2. tax payer money

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CCAC

    Pros

    health insurance is affordable
    vacation time

    Cons

    low pay rate
    senior administration top heavy

  3. team assistant

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at CCAC as a contractor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flex hours, laid back envior

    Cons

    Boring sometimes, can get repetetive

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  5. huge downward spiral over past 6 years with more to come(:

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Case Manager in London, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Case Manager in London, ON (Canada)

    I worked at CCAC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Thanks to a great union we had good benefits which are slowly being eroded. I learned how to become a corporate minion. I learned in this organization people you should respect don't necessarily respect you, and may say and do two different things. (Just take a look at your Annual Review in your Personnel file..)
     I learned not to trust government. I learned the value of documentation (to cover my back) and that it's almost impossible to work for an employer which is not honest to it's employees. I learned how upset I become when I see my colleagues so stressed they get hives, shingles, elevated blood pressure, sleepless nights. One office even had co-workers physically fighting with each other because of the unreasonable workload and demands placed on them. If there's a new project or program, you pretty much have to figure it out yourself, sorry if you're working alone on late shift. I learned my top priorities are is my health and happiness. Getting sick and stressing out about work? Not worth it.

    Cons

    Management should look at the faces, the body language of their staff to see how they feel about working in an oppressive environment. If you don't care, start caring or please leave. Is there no "care" in Health care?
    Management should take on the responsibility of advising clients of changes in service; don't leave it on the CM who will then just be vilified by client & family. How do you think this feels? Do you care?
    Enhance work-life balance: who wants to be told that now they have to work nights, weekends, especially in the last few years of their career or if they day care problems? Work together to figure out a way to cover these shifts, not just what works in London. Hello: smaller offices can be much more efficient.
    Consider the client and family when making service changes, not just what the current *Popular Project* is. Why is there a higher value placed on intensive service for a small group? Does this speak to equity and fairness?
    And last but not least, let's be realistic. Too much money is spent on manager salaries. There are way too many upper and middle managers, and many do not have the training or skill set to be affective. Promotion does not equal training.
    Take this recent example: a manager demanded her staff to come in to a certain office on a day of terrible weather instead of working out of an office closer to their home "just because." Staff in other offices were given this option which was more respectful and allowed for staff safety; did it really matter where staff worked that day?
    A well known understanding in the field of HR: people leave their managers, not their jobs. I did.

    Advice to Management

    Flush and start over.
    Talk to clients. Talk to staff. Come up with a plan and adjust it over time.
    What is so complicated about that?

  6. Friendly, easy-going place to work

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    Former Employee - Client Services Assistant in Owen Sound, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Client Services Assistant in Owen Sound, ON (Canada)

    I worked at CCAC part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good pay, nice co-workers, always improving

    Cons

    Relocated to London, Ontario to centralize

  7. Good place to work. Good people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at CCAC full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and culture generally

    Cons

    No opportunity for Job advancement

  8. Multi-faceted, challenging, and constantly changing to meet the needs of the community

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

    I have been working at CCAC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    1. never boring- constantly adapting to the latest change, never a chance to get stagnant
    2. Flexible with time, competitive with salary
    3. Decent benefits, great pension
    4. Family atmosphere- great people to work with

    Cons

    1. Glass ceiling for career growth. very difficult to rise from the ranks
    2. Limited access to current, relevant in-house learning that will promote your career path

    Advice to Management

    You have great staff. trust them, promote them, let them show you how well they can rise!!

  9. Good job, not enough hours or benefits.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CCAC

    Pros

    Supportive staff, decent pay, fun job.

    Cons

    Part-time, no benefits, pay once a month

    Advice to Management

    Offer benefits to part time

  10. Very pleasant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at CCAC

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    CCAC has friendly and supportive environment

    Cons

    Work load can be heavy

  11. Boring

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Sys Administrative
    Current Employee - Sys Administrative

    I have been working at CCAC

    Pros

    Work on own without supervision

    Cons

    Too many hours and weekends

    Advice to Management

    Money motivates

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