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Straightforward, expected, repetitive.

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Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

I worked at Canon USA as a contractor

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

Pros

Good people, good amount of work.
A lot of people are very friendly, and very open to help out new hires.

Cons

Huge divide between divisions that create very redundant meetings.
Very repetitive work.
Lack of creativity due to being a very tall organizational structure.

Advice to Management

Don't just talk about having more creativity, enact it.
Take more chances.

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  1. Large bureacracy

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative
    Former Employee - Sales Representative

    I worked at Canon USA full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Learned job skills and acquire experience in electronics industry. Good co-workers. Some flexibility with work hours. Enjoyed work environment.

    Cons

    Japan-centric management that requires approval for every decision. Glass ceiling with nowhere to rise for talented employees. HR needs to appreciate work of employees better.

  2. Very Bad Place to Work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canon USA full-time (more than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Short commute (for now until they move to Suffolk)

    Cons

    Where to start? We can first talk about the reason why we work, money. They pay Americans much much lower than Japanese. Okay, maybe with hard work you will go high in a company- say after 5 years of hard work. NO! Not here. I have been with the company for 5 years and not received anything other than a "job well done". In my department, Program Management, the bosses are all friends with each other socially. They gossip together, spread rumors together and do not promote in fear of losing their own jobs. The managers and supervisors, minus one, do NOT have the backs of their employees and rather see them get fired than help. Lets now talk about job security. Over 200 plus people have been fired or left in this department alone since I have been there. That says it all. Just to recap, low pay, bosses that gossip and talk bad about their employees and no room to grow. Skip this place. Also, the people in charge of PM should learn how to talk.

    Advice to Management

    You have already been informed what you need to do.

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