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Updated February 16, 2017
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Canon Chairman and CEO Fujio Mitarai
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Pros
  • Great program, pays well for college student, get to learn a lot (in 6 reviews)

  • Great place to work and also have time outside of work for other activities (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Hard to take leaves, not output based performance review, rigid deadlines, no work life balance, documentations are plenty (in 6 reviews)

  • no work life balance, as you still have to work overtime, but no pay (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "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.


  2. "Opportunity Growth No Ceiling upward mobility"

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    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.


  3. "Life at Canon"

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    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.


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  5. "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


  6. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lot of fun activities
    Lunch and Learn sessions for Employees

    Cons

    None I can think of


  7. "Ed Schnebly"

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    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


  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - ITG Printer Technician in Chesapeake, VA
    Current Employee - ITG Printer Technician in Chesapeake, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not good pay but decent benefits. Good Healthcare, Dental and vision. Weight room, cafeteria, and study room for learning all on site. Ability to complete COMPTIA exams such as A+, Network+, Security+, Server+, etc. Friendly staff and overall decent place to work for any starting IT Technician.

    Cons

    Low pay grade and lack of per-motion benefits from the start. Lack of flexible hours from the start.


  9. "Technical Service Representative"

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

    Pros

    Overall a good company. Decent benifits

    Cons

    Management lies. To much micromanagement. Not very good compensation .

    Advice to Management

    Better start treating your employees better.


  10. "Great company and work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great outlook for the future, job security, interesting roles with good learning opportunities, innovative and sexy products.

    Cons

    R&D company - go to market slow, Tokyo influence strong, little HR involvement, slow progression.

    Advice to Management

    Develop HR programs to attract younger staff.


  11. "Excellent company to work for. if you work hard you will be reqarded"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Canon full-time

    Pros

    excellent companyto work for. alot of opportunity

    Cons

    more diversity required for women and minority in high level positions

    Advice to Management

    great



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