MEC Canada FAQ

Have questions about working at MEC Canada? Read answers to frequently asked questions to help you make a choice before applying to a job or accepting a job offer.

Whether it's about compensation and benefits, culture and diversity, or you're curious to know more about the work environment, find out from employees what it's like to work at MEC Canada.

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40 English questions out of 40

August 9, 2020

What are perks and other benefits like at MEC Canada?

Pros

Good benefits and paid vacation

Cons

Disorganized physically and systematically. Old website and internal program

Good benefits and paid vacation

August 9, 2020

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February 20, 2020

Does MEC Canada offer an employee assistance or workplace counselling program?

Pros

- Great benefits and employee support - Flexible hours

Cons

- May have changed since I left in 2017

Great benefits and employee support

February 20, 2020

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October 8, 2019

Does MEC Canada offer unlimited time off?

Pros

Cheap gear. You may make a friend if anyone talks to you for the first six months. You can spend a whole shift doing very little and have zero discipline.

Cons

-Obsessed with identity politics. -Strong P.C culture. -Incompetent Management. -Zero accountability. -Lazy slow paced co workers. -Unionized environment with no meritocracy. -Hi levels of entitlement. -Zero acknowledgement of technical abilities. -Lots of talk from management with no action. -Constantly virtue signalling. -Cult like atmosphere, you must agree with them. -Favouritism with hours. -Managers that lie and smile to your face for such ridiculous reasons. -Management is not around, which leads to forms of harassment from co workers. -Older Staff joke about not talking to new staff until they have worked there for 6 months. -Ultra smug attitudes throughout. -Attracts people who have little to offer but want very hi pay and a lot of vacation time. -it is not the amazing super dooper totally awesome place you think, they have a good marketing team.

Advice to Management

Management at MEC doesn’t want advice. They have the revolving door they want.

Attracts people who have little to offer but want very hi pay and a lot of vacation time.

October 8, 2019

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May 7, 2019

Does MEC Canada offer health savings accounts?

Pros

great benefits and discounts, awesome staff, fun place overall

Cons

Don't work there for more than a summer, pay isn't great and it gets CRAZY stressful during the holidays.. It's just a run of the mill retail job

Advice to Management

pay your staff more

great benefits and discounts, awesome staff, fun place overall

May 7, 2019

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October 27, 2020

Does MEC Canada offer vision insurance?

Pros

Company offers very good environment to work. Everyone is really good. Free coffee.

Cons

I don't see any cons

Free coffee.

October 27, 2020

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