Canon Business Solutions Reviews

Updated April 24, 2015
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  1. Great company with room for growth!

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canon Business Solutions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company has structure, leadership, and great benefits and compensation. They have excellent training and sharp people to work with. I love the environment that I work in.

    Cons

    The only con I can see is that you need to be a self starter and highly motivated otherwise you may not do as well as others.

  2. Job for life if you perform to expectations, and can demonstrate a lot of patience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Canon philosophy is one of loyalty that if you do your job, you never have to worry about getting downsized. Innovative and industry leading technology in a number of areas. Most executives I reported to were compassionate leaders

    Cons

    Incredibly disjointed processes and workflows. That starts at the top, and is a downside to being such a large company.
    Compensation for sales is awful. Something to weigh against the quality of life you enjoy working for them.f you are looking to make a great income selling a lot, this might not be the place for you.
    It also seemed that the service on the hardware no matter where you went was below average. This was more prevalent outside the major metropolitan areas.

    Advice to Management

    Bring your compensation model up, and rely on field insight to improve your processes and workflow. Hard to consistently make intelligent decisions sitting in a comfortable chair in New York

  3. do not feel protected by company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    you working for the canon company.

    Cons

    no room for improvement unless someone leaves. Clients treat you like crap and slaves but as long as they will sign the contract let them. The classes we have to take contradicts what management does all the time.

    Advice to Management

    learn what your clients do to the people that supposed to represent you. When the people that represent your company are treated like crap and all you have to say to them is just do what they say so they'll sign the contract it makes them feel like not representing the company to the fullest.

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  5. They bought our company Oce and then laid us all off.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supply Line Administrator in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Supply Line Administrator in Denver, CO

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    They are well managed. Good benefits.

    Cons

    They laid us off.

  6. Third party companies really like Canon employees, many even hire them away!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Site Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Site Manager in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Chance to learn while working in other companies. Money and benefits, ok. Companies you get to work inside of can give you an idea of life outside of Canon.

    Cons

    Management does not care if you take great care of the client, as long as you do exactly as they say even if they are wrong or it is written into the contract. Canon tries to bleed the customer dry.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your experienced staff and take care of the client!

  7. Worst Discriminating Company towards women I"ve even seen!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gardena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gardena, CA

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits package and base salary. The regular workers (non-upper management people) are mostly very good quality people.

    Cons

    Terrible upper management - basically a good 'ole boys club that will continue forever. The company is so wealthy, all the lawsuits against them always get settled out of court & it's just a slap on the hand to them. They will never change. They hire 1 "token" black sales manager, 1 token female VP executive, & 1 token female sales manager. Everyone else in those positions are white men - always. When I left, every women on the sales team had left - except 1 who was in the middle of a class action lawsuit against them (so she decided to stick it out for another year).

  8. worst company ever..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Canon Business Solutions as a contractor (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    if you have no experience and no education work here.

    Cons

    the team leader dont have no experience/training how to deal with staff. Managers do not speak to you. threating you to work really hard or they will fire you. or change you location. we have employee of the month that only go to people he like. (either the work hard or not)

    Advice to Management

    Hire better manager and better salary for the work they want you to do

  9. Very satisfied on all levels with this company so far.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canon Business Solutions

    Pros

    Good benefits, employee centric management.

    Cons

    I have nothing here at this time

  10. Account Execuitve

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Work hard and build a loasting career with a strong company

    Cons

    high turnover, the ompany has a low base salary

    Advice to Management

    Give people time to grow their portfolio.

  11. Helpful (1)

    NOT the place to work as an individual contributor. Manager, Sr. Manager, Director or above? Perhaps.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Curriculum Development in Melville, NY
    Former Employee - Curriculum Development in Melville, NY

    I worked at Canon Business Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You can run out the door at precisely 5:00 PM to pick up the kids if you have to.

    Cons

    Looking for a corner office? Don't kid yourself. You'll be sitting at what could be described generously, as a workbench in the middle of a massive hive of other worker bees. Very stuffy, "ssshhh!" atmosphere that operates a geologically slow pace. The "ooohhh, here comes yada-yada executive, everybody behave themselves!" resembles middle school.

    Advice to Management

    If you see talent, move them around. They'll get bored as hell, and then leave as I did. In our small area of Canon Solutions America the attrition rate was at least one full time employee per month walking out the door for six consecutive months. That's data!

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