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Centennial College Reviews

Updated July 21, 2018
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  • "It is nearly impossible to transition to full-time" (in 11 reviews)

  • "No benefits for contract people at all" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Small School but easy to get around"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Centennial College full-time

    Pros

    Very clean atmosphere (depending where you work), accessible gym, washrooms are decent. Great people. Easy to get around.

    Cons

    Less options for food on campus. Parking is horrible for students.


  2. "lab technician"

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

    I have been working at Centennial College part-time

    Pros

    It provides a crucial skills required for configuration of routers and switches

    Cons

    Hardware in centennial is Cisco based only

  3. "CSR"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centennial College part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It's good to be working here

    Cons

    In the end, its owned by the government


  4. "Great Place - Poor Management"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, Opportunity for growth and movement, competitive pay, unionized

    Cons

    unrealistic work load with high expectations for excellence without guidance. Management often does not know the work entailed/ misdirect employees. Very corporate culture. No proper systems in place for mentorship or learning ( ironically for an educational institution). People are easily let go / contracts not renewed etc.


  5. "Faculty"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff, facility, and benefits

    Cons

    Traffic in the area is not too good in the winter


  6. "Field placement supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It was fun going to daycare

    Cons

    There are no cons to report

    Advice to Management

    No advice


  7. "Don’t Trust the Leadership"

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

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

    Pros

    The faculty, staff and students I met are wonderful.

    Cons

    Leadership lack integrity. They will demean, mislead, obfuscate. Disgusting.

    Advice to Management

    Back what you say, be honest, find some integrity

  8. "Part-time Lab Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Part-Time Lab Assistant
    Former Employee - Part-Time Lab Assistant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centennial College part-time

    Pros

    It was a great experience working with Centennial College.

    Cons

    There is nothing to add here.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  9. "Tutor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Centennial College part-time

    Pros

    I worked as a peer tutor in The Library Learning Centres during studying there. It was a really good environment and a great opportunity!

    Cons

    Everything is good. It was just minimal salary :P


  10. "Very good working environment"

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

    I have been working at Centennial College full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong collegial environment; lots of opportunities for professional development; great benefits, and flexibility

    Cons

    Hard to get full-time

    Advice to Management

    acknowledge and use the intellectual and creative capacities of professors; resolve problems in unison with faculty


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