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Poorly managed office, unacceptable treatment of staff.

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Current Contractor - Field Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)
Current Contractor - Field Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)

I have been working at Summerhill Group as a contractor (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Good reputation, several offices across Canada.

Cons

Very reactive organization, with little foresight into the results of decision making. Culture of entitlement, with no accountability taken by staff. Responsibilities of the office staff frequently overlap, resulting in communication problems and frustration for the Field Representatives. Promised a variety of incentives which do not get delivered.

Field representatives are treated like second class citizens, with a "guilty until proven innocent" approach to problem solving. Very poor communication among the office; and to the field representatives, which results in constant micromanagement.

Advice to Management

Create clearly defined responsibilities for office staff, and hold them accountable.

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  1. A truly a great place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Summerhill Group full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere
    Culture of team work and innovation
    Interesting projects

    Cons

    Low salary (depending on your position and experience)
    Recently moved to an industrial area - not the easiest to get to

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


  2. Smart people, but inexperienced and over their heads

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Summerhill Group full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great group of young energetic people to work with.

    Cons

    management is in way over their heads. Direction changes all the time leading to a lot of chaos. "Do this -why are you doing this?"

    Managers without any management experience making poor on the fly decisions and horrible micro management.

    Advice to Management

    know your limits -play within it.


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