Calian Technologies Reviews

Updated February 24, 2015
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  1. Great opportunity

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Calian Technologies full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Culture and leadership being available

    Cons

    Can't think of any at this time

  2. Looking to move on for past 3 years

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Calian Technologies

    Pros

    Allow employees some flexible hours

    Cons

    Not enough management support for some issues with Ciena management

    Advice to Management

    Stand up for employees better

  3. Working at Calian

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Kingston, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Calian Technologies as a contractor (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    It was a job when I needed one.

    Cons

    The group I worked for and supplied to by Calian had; Fickle management, pay rate based on friendship with HR and management.

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  5. excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - Service Technician in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Service Technician in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at Calian Technologies as a contractor (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work conditions,good medical,very understanding,very flexablr

    Cons

    slow in response to questions about operartions

    Advice to Management

    let employies know of any changes more rapidly

  6. A company with a good steady growth vision

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

    I worked at Calian Technologies

    Pros

    This company has some of the best people I have ever worked with and I am very impressed with how they have transformed themselves in the industry. Strong management and strategic leaders in many departments

    Cons

    Hard to have upward mobility because people tend to stay long term at the company

  7. Calian is profitable in 2009

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

    I have been working at Calian Technologies

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-life balance, the hours are good, free parking, lots of contests and activities

    Cons

    lack of "team" environment and opportunities for professional growth and development

    Advice to Management

    Less SMT and process meetings and more direct involvement with the workforce

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