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Bell Canada Reviews

Updated August 19, 2017
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  1. "Good place for local people"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bell Canada full-time

    Pros

    Good facilities and fair salary

    Cons

    Trainings are not provided and are very poor, for same reason managers doesn't have good skills and they use old management methods. In Montreal people are just talking in French, if you don't understand french forget this company.


  2. "TSR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, KS
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, KS
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bell Canada full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work with

    Cons

    no benefits at all all

    Advice to Management

    needs to be more professional

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of different opportunities but very political"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    being a large organization results in lots of new opportunities to move vertical.
    Great for starting off a career and getting a variety of different experiences.
    Some smaller teams are good and fun to work with.

    Cons

    The industry as a whole is stagnant and monopolistic--thus marketing is NOT top notch.
    large complex matrix organization -- so anything takes a lot of time to implement and get consensus.


  4. "A very typical telecom company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I did consultanting work for them, didn't work directly for them. They are very fast paceded

    Cons

    Higher management is not as technical .


  5. "not bad stary but need innovation"

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    Former Employee - RDirector in New York, NY
    Former Employee - RDirector in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Bell Canada full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    progressive thinkers come from all fields

    Cons

    geographic location is going to be an issue

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "Sales Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bell Canada full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits
    Solid and stable company

    Cons

    Poor Management
    Old/ non- inclusive culture


  7. "You'll work hard, but it's a great team environment"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bell Canada (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work
    Fast paced and constantly changing
    A real enthusiastic team atmosphere

    Cons

    Little opportunity for advancement
    So much depends on your immediate manager, and few opportunities to move

  8. "Definition of Bureaucrat"

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    Current Employee - Regional Operations Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Regional Operations Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bell Canada full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    If you enjoy hiding in the forest this could be the place for you, but make sure you duck your head before the coming axe tops your tree.

    Cons

    As the title says 'Definition of Bureaucrat', plus it's fast becoming a CYA culture in every department.

    Advice to Management

    Bell is becoming more like Rogers was, silos are everywhere; people hope for the failure of the peers, as they see this as the only way to get promoted; and this culture falls down from above. Used to be a good company, but the change is incredibly evident over the last 2 years.


  9. "Tough grind"

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    Former Employee - Controller in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Controller in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company with opportunity to work in different areas
    Opportunity for advancement
    Interesting work

    Cons

    People are not valued and often overworked
    Regular reorganizations resulting in layoff
    Forced rankings for employee reviews (ie. min # of bad ratings required)
    Very short sighted decision making - must hit targets at all cost to meet this quarter's results for public investors. Sometimes this results in pressure to do shady things.

    Advice to Management

    Take a longer term view to results and strategy instead of just focusing on making this quarter's results. Focus on doing what's right. Fix customer service experience for our customers!!


  10. "Location is Everything"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bell Canada part-time

    Pros

    I was lucky because majority of my time spent was with a very good store manager.
    Very flexible with my hours
    Decent discounts

    Cons

    Location is very important if you want to move up into a non sales position.
    Process in place with regards to change of position based on company's needs is very unfair to the employee.
    Hard to get points and advice for the company heard by upper management.
    Can feel very disconnected from upper management, and other stores

    Advice to Management

    Upper management should gain advice from sales reps/store based employee's, as they have a better insight on certain implementations.


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