Canadian Tire
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corp.canadiantire.ca Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

Canadian Tire Reviews in Toronto, ON

Updated Apr 9, 2014
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3.4 88 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

Canadian Tire President, CEO, and Director Stephen G. Wetmore

Stephen G. Wetmore

(42 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Manager, IT (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Canadian Tire full-time for more than 10 years

ProsWork-life balance was important. People were appreciated for their contributions and everyone supported each other and helped each other out to achieve overall success.

ConsChanging forecast with trying to just get the latest technology and the whiz kids that come with the latest technology. Shift in caring for the individual contributors and focus on the bonuses for senior mgmt. team.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't forget about the individuals that do the work to make you successful. It is a team effort that drives the success with leaders that know when to listen to what their teams are saying and what the marketplace is driving towards. Being ahead of the curve is great but not at the expense of the indivudal contributors who help achieve the success you have.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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great work life balance, bad pay

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood work life balance
great location
great corporate Culture
great benefits package

ConsLower salaries compared to other top employers in the GTA
Slow promotion - mostly lateral movement every 2 years

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Overall a good place to work with stability and opportunity for growth.

Business Analyst (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Canadian Tire full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat opportunities for continuing education; good compensation; good understanding of work-life balance. Vacation time allotments become generous with >5 years of service.

ConsOffice culture can be a little stale at time; general population tends to be older and slightly less motivated, mostly due to positives like good pay and company stability. Salary growth year over year isn't as high as other businesses unless you are promoted and move up in salary classification.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Canadian Tire HO had great work environment with cooperative people making meaningful change in a tough retail industry

IT Manager (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Canadian Tire full-time for more than 10 years

ProsThe people were very cooperative and allowed you freedom to work independently, as well as contribute on team efforts. The company has a great benefits package and a very active employee staff association.

ConsProjects can get caught up in red tape when trying to make decisions and achieve project deliverables.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue the strong communication of the company's long and short term goals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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good people long hours

GIS Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Canadian Tire as a contractor for more than 3 years

Prosgood people
good managers
good culture
good building nice people

Conslong hours
cant balance work and home
bad pay
very small growth

Advice to Senior Managementmore money more retenion

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good work environment but low salaries

Supply Chain Process Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLocation and work environment are great. Lots of internal opportunities for advancement of lateral moves

ConsLower salaries compared to other top employers in the GTA. Also no or very little annual merit or cost of living increase.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to stay if work/life balance is what you're looking for.

Supply Chain Analyst (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Canadian Tire full-time for more than 3 years

Prosyou can learn a lot to start
good benefit, perfect for lifers
good hours, great location, low stress work environment

ConsLow pay role as the job doesn't require much skills
Slow promotion - mostly lateral movement every 2 years

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Great benefits

Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time for less than a year

ProsGood benefits, enthusiastic corporate culture and the head office is in a great location

ConsWas told that it's hard to move up quickly & there is no a good support program for attaining designations or further education

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in your team

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Horrible working place - The worst in my 15 year's global career

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at Canadian Tire full-time for more than a year

ProsGood company name value
Good location

ConsHigh employee turnover
Unstable & changeable workflow
White man's club - Discouraging to non-white
higher demand for lower pay
Highly political and unfriendly people
One of the worst IT system

Advice to Senior ManagementShould respect and invest in your employees

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Marketing Coordinator (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Canadian Tire as an intern for less than a year

ProsTeam spirited work environment, Lots of support system for new employees

ConsHigh turnover rate for employees

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage talent retainment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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