Compare Domtar vs GlobalOptions BETA

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Domtar

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Employee Ratings

  • Domtar scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 194 reviews)
Domtar employees rated their Overall Rating 1.0 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.6
(based on 29 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Domtar employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.2 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Domtar employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.7 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Domtar employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Domtar employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Domtar employees rated their Culture & Values 1.0 higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Domtar Ceo John D. Williams
68%
68%John D. Williams
Domtar employees rated their CEO Approval 50% higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
GlobalOptions Ceo Harvey Schiller
18%
18%Harvey Schiller
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Domtar employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 28% higher than GlobalOptions employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
25%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
27%
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

Domtar has 171 more total submitted salaries than GlobalOptions.
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What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Domtar.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Domtar.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 21 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 15 reviews)
There aren't enough reviews matching this company to generate pros and cons.
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 8 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 6 reviews)
Featured Review
"Shrinking market"Nov 21, 2020

Former Employee - Senior Account Manager

I worked at Domtar full-time

Pros

Great work environment and culture

Cons

Shrinking paper demand effects job market

Former Employee - Field Investigator

I worked at GlobalOptions full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

First, a little background on me. I'm been in the PI industry for about 13 years, and have worked for about 4 or 5 in that time. GlobalOptions - now CoventBridge Group (by FAR) is the best one out... there. They operate in a very professional and above-board manner, treat their employees and clients well, have great overall working conditions, have great benefits, a flexible work schedule, and good to great overall managers. Please note that I'm not a "PR Mouthpeace" for this company, but a legitimate former employee (field investigator). At one point I was getting 4 weeks of vacation per year, could work from home, and had an excellent 401(k) and medical plan. This is generally unheard of in the industry, and if you're lucky enough to be hired by them you should stay. Don't make the mistake of thinking the "grass is greener" elsewhere (like I did). They also pay full hourly wages for travel (increasingly unheard of in the industry) - whereas many companies now pay zero, or minimum wage for travel.

Cons

Unfortunately, towards the end (and the primary reason I left) there was increasingly inconsistent workload. I could work 40-50 hours one week, then 10-15 the next. It wasn't always this way, and... in the mid 2000s it was consistently steady work. I also believe that client service could have been improved. Example? It would sometimes take 2+ weeks for the client to receive the report (after it was turned in), which would often result in complaints or the perception of poor service (and probably the reason they lost a lot of work towards the end). I think the local managers were often overworked in reviewing reports, and it may have been better to have a staff of "report reviewers" do this work.

Advice to Management

Hire "report reviewers" to edit reports (instead of managers). This would result in much faster turn-around times to clients, and allow managers to be more directly engaged with employees and... responsive to clients.

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