Goldcorp Reviews

Updated August 26, 2015
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  1. Great people, great benefits, committed to communities and environment, experienced and great leadership.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valmy, NV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valmy, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldcorp full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Low costs, great people, company commitment to people and their development, company commitment to smart growth, 10 properties in low risk areas, great wages and benefits.

    Cons

    Few properties in USA, means few US opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Keep overhead costs low, keep organization lean and efficient.


  2. Grade A

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valmy, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valmy, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Goldcorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very competitive salaries and benefits compared to other good mining companies in the area, if not even better benefits

    Cons

    Felt remote from the corporate presence bring as they are located in another country

    Advice to Management

    Keep the employee first, as you have.


  3. Technical Service Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elko, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Elko, NV
    Recommends

    I worked at Goldcorp full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people and professional operations

    Cons

    Most operations in Mexico and South America


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    It's a great place to grow!

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rather Not Tell in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Rather Not Tell in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends

    Pros

    It is a growing company with lots of opportunities. We are treated fairly and with respect Our compensation and benefits are probably best in class. Goldcorp represents all that is positive and challenging in the mining industry: A wide variety of geographic locations, leading edge technology, many different cultures and constantly changing production challenges.

    Cons

    The senior leadership team is distant, inaccessible and seemingly not interested in the rest of the company. Other than that, we really cannot complain!

    Advice to Management

    Provide us with your thoughts on where we are, where are going and what you think makes Goldcorp a great company. Providing this type of info only to investors DOES NOT COUNT!!!! It is clear that you are not a unified team. Please rectify that.


  6. Safe Enough for Your Families

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Timmins, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Timmins, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Goldcorp has the greatest people working for them. The staff is very knoweldgeable and love their jobs. They have great beneifts and provide a standard 3 weeks of vacation for all staff.

    Cons

    Salary could be higher and earning 4 weeks of vacation could come sooner.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, don't become a RIM or Microsoft.... keep working hard to be the best!


  7. Best Company period

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mine Operation Training Coordinator
    Current Employee - Mine Operation Training Coordinator
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good, smart and reliable work force, good chanel of comunication to the management, alwaiys looking to implement toptechnologies.

    Cons

    Safety in Mexico is quite low, a lot of drug cartels and Militar confrontations every day, the only safe place is in the mine site.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing and supporting the company culture, you are in the right pad.


  8. Strong corporate values and a culture of excellence

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldcorp full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong corporate values that put people first which is truly amazing for a mining company. The company offers a culture of excellence and those who work at Goldcorp are among the best and brightest in their field.

    Cons

    Goldcorp is a very entrepreneurial company and constantly evolving and changing. This type of environment is not for everyone and requires a good dose of ambiguity tolerance.


  9. An amazing company to work for. The staff is great, perks are phenomenal, and the opportunities are abundant.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - IT Business Analyst Intern in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Intern - IT Business Analyst Intern in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Goldcorp as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Staff - Friendly, upbeat, and knowledgable staff who will go out of their way to help you Perks - Catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks, paid vacation, generous salaries Opportunities - Working as a intern, I was able to work in a variety of areas within IT. I was able to take on Business Analyst tasks, Project Manager responsibilities, Developer-type projects, etc Flexibility - In my department, employees had the opportunity to work from home if needed

    Cons

    Environment - Obliviously, mining companies aren't the most environmentally-friendly companies to work for.


  10. Well-accommodated and challenged

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Metallurgist in Thunder Bay, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Junior Metallurgist in Thunder Bay, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong team dynamic Endless opportunities to grow or to rotate between international locations Above-average salaries

    Cons

    Working in remote locations Sometimes high-stress work


  11. The best company I have ever worked for!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assay Technician in Red Lake, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assay Technician in Red Lake, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldcorp full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    By far the best wages and benefit plans of anyone around. There are plenty of opportunities for career advancement for those that seek it and work for it.

    Cons

    Too many contractors that do not have the same training that we have in safety. Communication is lacking from mining managers to workers.

    Advice to Management

    We have plenty of injuries that come from contractors yet we still hire them. Why do we hire contractors with poor safety records to work for a company that has safe production as their number one priority? Better use of Conveyor on a quarterly basis at least of each mine and their direction and results from the mining manager.



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