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Canada Post Reviews

Updated September 17, 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. "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.


  2. "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

  3. "Technical Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Post full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    System Administrator - Server and Network support

    Cons

    Crown Company - competition low, political high, etc.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "overview of canadapost corp"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Storekeeper in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Current Employee - Storekeeper in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    always day shift and close to home

    Cons

    communication, constant changes, management heavy, too many chiefs no one steering the boat

    Advice to Management

    train management / supervisors


  5. "letter carrier"

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    • 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


  6. "Supervisors"

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    • 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


  7. "Administrative Assistant"

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    • 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

  8. "postal clerk"

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    • 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.


  9. "Network Transportation Optimization"

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    • 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.


  10. "This fish is rotting from its head"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Delivery Driver in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Post full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good hours
    Somewhat ok benefits
    Working without supervising for the most part

    Cons

    Uncertainty about future
    Increasing number of incompetent supervisors
    Not able to express your opinion or give your input on how to improve the business
    The management cares more about flyers than the actual mail

    Advice to Management

    Take it easy and wait until D. Chopra steps down in the spring of 2018. Things will get better.


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