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Updated March 2, 2017
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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
  • 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. "Great place if you enjoy call centers"

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    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


  2. "Canon Insights internship"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Canon as an intern

    Pros

    Great program, pays well for college student, get to learn a lot

    Cons

    Lots of down time, limited responsibilities


  3. "Contract work"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I worked at Canon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone is very nice and has a very good work environment

    Cons

    The lunch prices are slightly expensive


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  5. "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.


  6. "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.


  7. "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.


  8. "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


  9. "Difficult Client"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Team oriented, local management support,

    Cons

    No cons to speak of, was a very good company


  10. "Product Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Doral, FL

    I worked at Canon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good place to work, above average salary, managers are great

    Cons

    too much workload, limited promotion opportunities


  11. "Service tech"

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

    Pros

    It has a good backing and people r good to work for

    Cons

    They focus to much on numbers and less on customer

    Advice to Management

    FOCUS ON CUSTOMER NOT NUMBERS



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