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Updated June 21, 2017
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Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai
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Pros
  • You can learn a lot of things and grow up your professional skills (in 7 reviews)

  • Work environment is very well organized and structured (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance occasionally (in 8 reviews)

  • Hard to take leaves, not output based performance review, rigid deadlines, no work life balance, documentations are plenty (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mold Maker in Newport News, VA
    Current Employee - Mold Maker in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canon (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are amazing. Members are good to work with.

    Cons

    Protect members who won't contribute to the overall success of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Make people accountable for their responsibilitys.


  2. "Architect"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Architect in Melville, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working environment and Culture.

    Cons

    I don't see any Cons..


  3. "To many quotas"

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    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Field Service Technician in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, great co-workers and manager, manage your own territory

    Cons

    To many quotas, five to meet each month that is somewhat impossible. Upper management should ride with the tech for an eye opener.

    Advice to Management

    Let the techs do their job, to many phone calls not making stats


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great place if you enjoy call centers"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tech Support Representative in Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - Tech Support Representative in Chesapeake, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is decent for our area, coworkers are great, immediate management is great.

    Cons

    The hours are long, the work/life balance is poor.

    Advice to Management

    change the sick time policy


  5. "Great Work Place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Relations Representative in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Account Relations Representative in Melville, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice environment, good benefits, salary not bad

    Cons

    pretty good company overall


  6. "Anonymous"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melville, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amacing company, facility, and people. Incredible benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Honestly, none to think of!

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  7. "Opportunity Growth No Ceiling upward mobility"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rockville, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    upward mobility, incentives, benefits, growth.

    Cons

    lack of leadership. Lack of drive and motivation.


  8. "Life at Canon"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Help Desk-technical Support in East Providence, RI
    Former Employee - Help Desk-technical Support in East Providence, RI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Convenient work location. The ability to take home the products, cameras, video equipment, SLR professional camera and video equipment. Sign out of loaner equipment can be as long as a month. First-hand look at new products. Customers are very supportive.

    Cons

    Typical stat reviews, high pressure help desk, bonus based on customer stats. Supervisors can be your best friend or your worst enemy. To advance you need the supervisors sign-off.

    Advice to Management

    REward your employees. Listen to help desk suggestions. Customer complaints about products, deserves serious scrutiny. Encourage help desk to do all that is possible to satisfy customers.


  9. "Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport News, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits were the best part of the job...They were good with bonus pay for holidays and they always had work

    Cons

    Pay was very small. Supervisors did not respect worker's.Conflict between staff and managers. Made too many changes in production and had too many meetings about nothing


  10. "Ed Schnebly"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Newport News, VA
    Former Employee - Process Operator in Newport News, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work and also have time outside of work for other activities. Supervisors and managers were great and very easy to work for.

    Cons

    Repetive work can be boring at times.
    Ability to throw you on a different shift without much warning is really frustrating . No ability for overtime

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work. Listen more to your employees about the wheel details. In the long run it makes everyone feel appreciated


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