Keyera Reviews

Updated February 17, 2015
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Keyera President, CEO, and Director James V. (Jim) Bertram
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  1. Decent company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keyera full-time

    Pros

    Responsible for your work
    Hands off your approach

    Cons

    Old boys club.
    Managers and supervisors have their favorites and it is quite evident.

  2. Hard to move into other roles - Skills/work ethic don't matter, it's a populatiry contest

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Administrative in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Administrative in Calgary, AB (Canada)

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

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

    Pros

    - Some of the people are nice
    - CEO & President are approachable and friendly
    - Excellent benefits
    - Some departments have good pay/bonuses

    Cons

    - LOTS of gossip
    - Some untrustworthy leaders
    - Low pay
    - Hard work doesn't get you anywhere - unless you play hockey or are best friends with management. It is a popularity contest
    - Bullying

    Advice to Management

    Crack down on the "mean girls/boys" in the office. It makes it a miserable place to be when people are spreading rumors and gossiping 24/7. Even when you leave the company people still gossip. This is a job, not high school.

  3. One of the best companies to work at in Calgary

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Keyera

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent leadership from exectuive team
    Great work life balance
    Challenging work and achievements are recognized amongst business leaders

    Cons

    Career advancement can be challenging, you have to be very proactive and patient just to get considered.
    Technology efficencies are slowly getting better but still frustrating

    Advice to Management

    People and leadership skills are more important than smarts when choosing group managers.

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  5. Solid upper management and CEO

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Keyera

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent upper management and CEO in all aspects.
    Flexible time off for work life balance
    Good health spending account
    Open about upcoming deals and acquisitions

    Cons

    Under staffed in certain departments
    Perception of favouritism is observed, 'two tiered' with how they approach who moves around within the company.

    Advice to Management

    Strong upper management and leadership. Good leaders in controlling cashflow and keeping investors happy. Needs improvement on developing careers from within.

  6. Mostly a good company, allows employees to chose a path to completing a task and employees are very open and communicate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Keyera

    Pros

    very flexible with time off
    very few procedures and management encourages employees to find the best solution to problem few levels of management, very easy to talk to CEO
    Work is very diverse and interesting

    Cons

    Company seems cheap with certain things like training, expense reports.
    Compensation doesn't always reflect employees impact on the company
    company has two tier system where some employees are gold and others are treated poorly
    Company seems to run with too few employees in certian departments

    Advice to Management

    hire more young, capable people

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