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Canada Post Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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Canada Post President and CEO Deepak Chopra
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Pros
  • They not just offer good pay but many job advancement opportunities (in 34 reviews)

  • Fairly easy work and good benefits (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • Takes years before one can move from temp on call to part time/ full time (in 31 reviews)

  • UNION, dogs, part time to start (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Great Employer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Superintendent in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time

    Pros

    Canada Post is changing. It is building a team that will bring CP into the future as a leader in distribution.

    Cons

    A lot of red tape.
    Needs more collaboration
    Needs to educate and be more transparent
    Too much negative (untrue) media


  2. "Process Engineering Co-op"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good office space so it doesn't feel crammed and you have good space to work in. Others are generally very nice.

    Cons

    Projects run for too long because they run too slow. If you are looking to work in a fast pace environment, this is maybe not your best bet.

    Advice to Management

    To have strict deadlines and deliverables for projects. This will cause all workers to adhere to a fast working pace which will minimize project delays.

  3. "Internship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Great pay
    - Friendly People
    - You won't work over what you're expected to
    - Unionized environment - i.e. pay is standard, standard work hours

    Cons

    - Management always has to follow procedure, so that may limit the scope of your work possibly
    - Not exactly a meritocracy - could be a pro or con depending on the individual

    Advice to Management

    Intern program was pretty great, perhaps introducing a rotational program would have been nice? I would have liked to experience other departments' work style.


  4. "postal clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Canada Post part-time

    Pros

    Great starting pay, great staff, fast paced, and always interesting.

    Cons

    Odd hours, you do a variety of different tasks and jobs and it can sometimes be challenging to be on top of all your tasks.


  5. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Salary for Students during summer

    Cons

    didnt find any cons while working there


  6. "letter carrier"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier in Saint John, NB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Letter Carrier in Saint John, NB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good pay with stably

    Cons

    I have no idea about this..

    Advice to Management

    typically


  7. "Supervisors"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Current Employee - Operations Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule options available. Paid well for what we do.

    Cons

    Management at times can be a barrier. Very dysfunctional culture, very difficult to discipline employees.

    Advice to Management

    Allow team leads to create a culture of accountability

  8. "Administrative Assistant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time

    Pros

    People are awesome ! Helpful

    Cons

    On boarding, a lot of movement in admin positions


  9. "postal clerk"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postal Clerk
    Current Employee - Postal Clerk
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great starting pay, great staff, fast paced, and always interesting.

    Cons

    Odd hours, you do a variety of different tasks and jobs and it can sometimes be challenging to be on top of all your tasks.


  10. "Network Transportation Optimization"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Network Transportation in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager Network Transportation in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Out of the Box thinking, influence on the business

    Cons

    Too many stakeholders and any change. Unclear corporate strategy

    Advice to Management

    Involve everyone in the change management.


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