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Canadian Tire Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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  • Difficult work life balance; demanding work; numerous daily challenges the can conflict with on another, not in an overwhelming way (in 14 reviews)

  • Minimum wage - very little opportunity for a raise (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Working on weekend"

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    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Bolton, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Warehouse Worker in Bolton, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Overtime always available in double, Employee can either cash out the hours or bank the hours which can be exchanged for holidays

    Cons

    New warehouse are always mandated to work weekends, Totally affecting life-work balance

    Advice to Management

    Operations should be scheduled for weekdays with overtime on weekends


  2. "Cashier"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laird, SK (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Laird, SK (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work. Friendly staff

    Cons

    The staff room wasn’t large enough

  3. "Terrible place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good location, that's about it

    Cons

    Abusive management, bad coworkers, poor pay.


  4. "Working environment"

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    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire (More than a year)

    Pros

    people are very friendly and be willing to help others

    Cons

    Didn't see cons in particular


  5. "Was good for awhile, time to move on."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Tire part-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers, profit sharing was nice.

    Cons

    Depending on the store the usual bad manager can ruin the moral.


  6. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good experience for first time job

    Cons

    Lack of product training & teaching


  7. "manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager in Kingston, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    a fun place to work

    Cons

    long hours and weekends and holidays are not appreciated

    Advice to Management

    keep it real and authentic

  8. "Senior Data Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Data Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, interesting projects

    Cons

    Low Pay, slow to change


  9. "As a part timer management does a good job at accommodating your schedule's needs."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Tire part-time

    Pros

    Good hours.
    Easy to communicate with management.

    Cons

    Poor training initiatives
    Lack of staff overwhelming customer base at times


  10. "Decent for First Job"

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    Former Employee - Parts Clerk in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Parts Clerk in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)

    I worked at Canadian Tire part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great way to learn interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
    Flexible with university classes and vacations
    10% discount on goods
    Given full-time when requested

    Cons

    Poor training
    Organization and management is lacking
    Refuse to pay overtime in salary, pay overtime in gift cards


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