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not bad for new immigrant

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I worked at ViXS

Pros

It is really not bad for new immigrant. Because it is very hard to get first professional experience in Canada.

Cons

But the payment is quite low comparing to other company. And because lots of OT there, you have no time to accompany your faimily.

No opinion of CEO

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    No family life, only work, good for immigrants with limited language skills

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    Current Employee - Design Engineer  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Design Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at ViXS

    Pros

    Lots and lots of work, there is no way not to learn. My manager is easy going, always cheerful, easy to communicate to. They provide jobs to immigrants unlike most canadian companies. The founder is immigrant and is very intelligent person.

    Cons

    Since mostly immigrants works here, my project leader who is white always feels the need to assert himself. He often raises his voice which is very unpleasant. I feel he takes credit for the work that I performed because of my limited English skills. I don't know how to solve this problem otherwise all ok

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work in launching new products. Increase the compensation to match with the industry standard. Talk one to one with the team members and do not get fooled when immigrants can not speak up.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    This is a place where you can learn enough to be a one man team

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at ViXS

    Pros

    Flexible work time
    Lots of new technologies to learn
    Clear responsibilities for every one -- no lazy man can survive

    Cons

    Compensation is not very attractive, especially the benefit package
    Product planning is chaotic in some cases
    Very crowded and sometimes noisy office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please execute the annual review on time and take it seriously.
    We need training: about the product, about required skill sets.

    No opinion of CEO
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