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Updated Apr 13, 2014

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3.7 21 reviews

92% Approve of the CEO

Teekay President, CEO, and Director Peter Evensen

Peter Evensen

(12 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Very Good and stable company

    Second Officer (Current Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    Prossecurity, good salary, promotion potential, safety awareness, scopeat

    Consno comment at this time

    Advice to Senior Managementno comment

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Used to be a great company, but poor management and CEO

    Human Resources (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsGreat benefits, nice sincere people to work with

    ConsTerrible communication within the company, the CEO does not know how to interact with his employees. Unfortunately CEO and management does not execute communication properly within the company. CEO does not have people skills and comes off as untrustworthy. Just check the employee surveys to confirm this.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLosing great talent to the competition should be something to think about. What was once a world class company is now an average run of the mill organization.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A dynamic company to work for if your goals lie in Corporate Management & Strategy.

    Offshore Employee (Former Employee) Houston, TX

    ProsMultinational workforce & dynamic organisation due to the industry of the company. Many new avenues to further ones career in the shipping and offshore industry with the market leader.

    ConsToo rigid as far as introduction of new comer´sto organisation goes. You are constantly watched. More like the management wants you to make an error rather than help you solve it.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLossen up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Full of cliques and bad behaviour.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsStructured compensation package, very transparent. Some staff are very nice and professional. Several people are very skilled.

    ConsLeadership is inconsistent. Direction/expectations depend 100% on the person to whom you report and it can change regularly. Many poeple were inappropriate or immature; managment tolerated this. Restructuring is common and change seems nonsensical. HR has no power and barely any influence. Opportunties are about who you are friends with not what your capabilities are. Individualism is not welcomed.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep an eye on your middle managment. Some of them are not upholding good values.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Lots of opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    Prosopportunities to develop and stretch yourself

    Conssometimes too many cooks in kitchen and getting things approved takes too many people

    Advice to Senior Managementcontinue to listen to and empower employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    excellent

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsThe company management is trying its best to give due compensation and recognition to everyone who has done so much to the success and betterment of the company as a whole.

    ConsCul5tural differences among sea staffs is giving the on board ship living a not so nice atmosphere.Senior officers are sometimes discriminatory to subordinates.

    Advice to Senior Managementconstant consultation must be frequent to monitor such abuses.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Solid company and management, but run like an investment fund rather than an operating company

    Business Analyst (Former Employee) Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    ProsOne of the most international companies based in Vancouver, BC, with a truly global presence. Smart and driven management, who also seem to care about the well-being of staff. Interesting industry and market leader position within that industry. Great reputation within the industry.

    ConsInvestor-driven rather than customer driven. Investors are the target customers, and the company is increasingly run like an investment fund rather than an operating company. Very much a banking perspective on business - which makes sense since the company is run by a banker. This is negative, but only really if you would rather be in a strong customer-focused operating environment.

    At / below market pay for Vancouver, but horribly under-paid on an international basis, which is where most of their competition is from. Limited upside for career progression - most younger employees have to leave for advancement, which is too bad since the rest of the company is solid.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider how financially-driven you are. It may make sense from an investor standpoint, but is it the right way to run what is still, in essence, an operating company with customers? Look at how you move younger employees through the organization, and how many you've lost along the way to international firms that actually provide competitive pay. Aside from that, keep it up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Lacking growth opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    ProsExcellent employee benefits, good bonus and company pension plan. Fresh fruit weekly and office support staff are very helpful.

    ConsInternal employees are not valued as much as externally recruited employees. No commitment to promotion from within. Lacking feedback and progression planning.

    A lot of overtime is expected. Not much work/life balance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDepartmental heads to review internal employees' potential for growth and promotion within the company.

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    happy and no problem to this company

    Chief Cook (Current Employee)

    Prosgood salary and have health card benefits

    Consim happy to work at all teekay ships

    Advice to Senior Managementno comment.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Teekays is a nice and standard compmany you can learn and earn nicely.

    Senior EHS Officer (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsTeekays work environment is too good.. you will get a best experience.

    ConsYou may get salary 1 week late thats a issue

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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