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TransCanada Pipelines

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

I have been working at TransCanada

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

Pros

There is an opportunity for growth if you want to work hard and take on new challenges, however it can take a long time.

Cons

The work can get repetitive and become less of a challenge. If you like to take on new tasks it can be boring work.

Advice to Management

Recognize talented employees and give them challenges in order to grow. The industry can fluctuate so reassure employees during the hard times.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    They'll burn you out and throw you away.

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    Former Employee - Senior IT Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior IT Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at TransCanada

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

    Pros

    As a regulated utility, it is fairly stable in comparison to the oil and gas industry.

    Cons

    Overwork is encouraged, even demanded. No support for employees when the inevitable burnout occurs. As a regulated utility, it can tend to have an overly bureaucratic mentality.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees like people instead of using them up and discarding them. You would then earn their loyalty and keep their experience for the benefit of the company.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Not the Greatest Work Environment

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at TransCanada

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

    Pros

    Compensation program, flex days, benefits plan

    Cons

    Very top heavy, incompetent management, lack of innovation, poor morale, people locked into pensions that don't want to be there, slow to get things done, people promoted into management that do not have the people skills, large and unwieldly burocracy, low employee morale, traditional, inflexible, employees not treated with much respect,

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees when they are dissatisfied with their management. Promote competent people from within. Reduce the layers of management. More management training programs. Don't rely on pension as the main retention tool.


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