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Eye opener toward a Fortune 500 subsidiary business culture.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chesapeake, VA

I have been working at Canon

Pros

Good benefits and a way to get a start toward working in an office environment.
Company has tuition reimbursement so a bit of advice get your education and afterward leave for better pastures.

Cons

Low pay and you have to apply multiple times (beg) to get a promotion.

Advice to Management

Better pay and acknowledge that your kiss-ups are always not the best people for the promotional advances.

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    Canon Business Solutions: A good place to get training, a bad place if you have any experience.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Canon

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Canon is a large company that is able to provide great support systems that other small competitors do not have available to them. Canon Business Solutions offers great health benefits packages. For people at the beginning of their careers, Canon offers excellent training programs.

    Cons

    Canon is too slow to react to market changes in order to stay competitive. The decision making and processes are too inflexible to stay up to date with the changing sales environment. It seems like upper management is out of touch with the real situation in the market place. In addition, the employee moral is extremely low. This could be a result of the compensation packages being lower than industry averages.

    Advice to Management

    More decision making power needs to be given on a local level. Canon loses many opportunities due to slow decision making.


  2. Solid company with good products.

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Associate in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at Canon

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Market Leading Products and a solid focus on customer satisfaction/service.
    Strong focus on training and developing staff.

    Cons

    Canon products tend to be more expensive than most competitor's products, with little true differentiation and additional value.
    Canon tends to compete against itself via too many sales channels.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline the channels to avoid inter channel competition.


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