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Former Employee - Software Developer
Former Employee - Software Developer

I worked at Canon

Pros

High Pay compared to other companies
Work with new and advance technologies
Develop applications for Canon
50-50 change to be assigned in Japan

Cons

Too much security
Camera phones, IPODs, USB drive, and other storage devices are not allowed inside
No work-life balance for some projects
Politics
Too much OT (some projects)
Overloaded work

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Always consider the farewell of employees also, not just the client.
Give them company-paid project outings and dinners

Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

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    They are a horrible place to work. They structure the roles to make certain of failure. They go back on commitments.

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Brisbane (Australia)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Brisbane (Australia)

    I worked at Canon

    Pros

    The money is ok at times.

    Cons

    Took 10 years off my life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get serious or exit the industry segment. Concentrate on cameras.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Canon - Progressive CAN-do company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canon

    Pros

    Exposure to some of the Cutting-edge Technologies in the field, Brand Recognition of the company you are working for, Personal Growth - lots to learn by interacting with various counterparts in this huge company, Frequent Business Trips

    Cons

    Depends on the individual, it can be a positive experience for some. Definitely it is an eye opener to be in this company with its strengths and weaknesses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More streamlining on the business units and cooperation between them, Matrix reporting system would be useful in some positions, In summary, they are going to right direction in the future.

    Approves of CEO
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