British Columbia Lottery
2.8 of 5 9 reviews Kamloops, Canada 500 to 999 Employees

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Great people but stuck a bit in their silos. Willing to learn, but experience is not consistently good.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at British Columbia Lottery

Pros* Decent but not great benefits
* Some level of job security but not 100%
* Interesting gaming industry
* Progressive compared to other North American Lottery/Casino government entities.

Cons* Sensitive to public opinion and news stories.
* Management would be thrown into a panic whenever government changed or a negative media story came out.
* Pro-active initiatives always seemed to take a back seat due to political sensitivity.
* Company had silos.
* Not uniformly competent senior management which led to a lot of wasted opportunity.

Advice to Senior Management* Work together - in actuality - and not just in public statements.
* Be more sensitive to performance at executive levels. These levels are supposed to provide vision and not dive down into minute operational details.
* Don't always trust your closest people. Walk around and talk to the trenches (in other divisions - not just your own...for gods sake you're one organization).
* BE BOLD!!!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work for lifers who can conform to bureaucracy

Interaction Designer - Contract (Former Employee)
Richmond, BC (Canada)

I worked at British Columbia Lottery

Pros: Good work life balance, consistent hours, promotes employee wellness and… Cons: Bureaucracy and politics, long processes for implementation, excessive management, compensation… Advice to Senior Management: Integrate management and development efforts and empower and provide contractors with the proper resources to execute… More

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A lot of promise if you are working on the right team

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I worked at British Columbia Lottery full-time

Pros: Exciting work environment and subject matter to work with. Very… Cons: Complex business model with very little mentorship. A lot of… Advice to Senior Management: Management should provide some guidance on expectations. Quicker decision making...less… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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