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George Brown College Reviews

Updated November 27, 2017
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  • Not a lot of opportunity to get full-time work (in 21 reviews)

  • Most people are contract or part-time workers who do not receive any benefits (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great experience - Excellent courses and teachers

    Cons

    Older building - limited food options


  2. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George Brown College full-time

    Pros

    Worked on my real project while studying at George Brown majoring in Project Management Post-Grad program and acquired very good professional skills

    Cons

    Too expensive for internationals. A one year program itself does not worth 15K

    Advice to Management

    Work on improvements.

  3. "Great place"

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

    I have been working at George Brown College part-time

    Pros

    - collaborative
    - good management
    - good work life balance
    - fair pay

    Cons

    - unionized environment
    - difficult to obtain full time employment

    Advice to Management

    None. I enjoyed working and learning from everyone. Overall very friendly and approachable


  4. "Student teacher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at George Brown College part-time

    Pros

    You get to help students

    Cons

    Low pay as a general rule


  5. "GBC Progress"

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

    I have been working at George Brown College part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging workload; eager students; classroom technology; faculty support

    Cons

    Precarious workload; no overtime compensation

    Advice to Management

    Please offer more opportunities to become part of the full-time faculty


  6. "Good Overall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Location, busy school, benefits, many initiatives going on

    Cons

    Too much of a cut-and-paste approach to teaching and classes

    Advice to Management

    Let experts do the things they are expert in.


  7. "Alumni Digital Engagement Support"

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    Current Employee - Alumni Digital Engagement Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Alumni Digital Engagement Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
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    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at George Brown College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great people. Always learning something new

    Cons

    I do not have any cons.

  8. "Peer Coach"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at George Brown College part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    flexibility, team work and diversity

    Cons

    no possibility to grow, low salary, no benefits


  9. "HR Professional"

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

    I have been working at George Brown College full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Very genuine people, collaborative culture. Everyone here works for students and there is community feeling. I am proud to be part of this organization.

    Cons

    Nothing major I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more. Engage more.


  10. "Database Support (Work-Study)"

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    Former Employee - Database Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Database Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at George Brown College part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Co-worker are respectful and extends their help in any situation that you need help with in performing the job that was assigned to you. My manager treats me with respect and allows me ample time to finish a job that was assigned to me.

    Cons

    None that I have experienced.


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