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Roots Canada Reviews

Updated Oct 20, 2019

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79%
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23 Ratings
  1. "No progression"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Store Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Roots Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great product, nice atmosphere, discount is good.

    Cons

    Not much development, not very employee focused

    Advice to Management

    Develop all levels, more accountability for middle and senior leadership. Better benefit structure

    Roots Canada2019-10-21
  2. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate 

    I have been working at Roots Canada part-time

    Pros

    Amazing team and fairly simple job

    Cons

    Sometimes need a bit more hours

    Roots Canada2019-10-15
  3. "A good Firm to Work With !"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roots Canada part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Roots has consistently been providing with opportunities of professional growth

    Cons

    Nothing much , everything has been good so far.

    Roots Canada2019-10-02
  4. "Roots experience"

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    Former Employee - Key Holder in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Roots Canada part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great atmosphere to work in

    Cons

    Management is very hard to contact

    Advice to Management

    Change your management strategies

    Roots Canada2019-09-26
  5. "decent"

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    Former Employee - Cashier 

    I worked at Roots Canada part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent retail job position for beginners.

    Cons

    30 min break, cold wind enters store during winter

    Roots Canada2019-09-25
  6. "A Part-Time Team Leader Position"

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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Roots Canada part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Enjoyed working with the team.

    Cons

    Not many career opportunities

    Roots Canada2019-09-24
  7. "OK"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate 

    I worked at Roots Canada full-time

    Pros

    it was okay place to work

    Cons

    management was awful, didn't care about employees

    Roots Canada2019-09-19
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great brand going through exciting change"

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    Current Employee - Management in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Roots Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company is investing in the infrastructure and stores and e-commerce to set it up for long term growth

    Cons

    It is hectic and processes are still be developed as the company shifts from founder led to a good public company

    Advice to Management

    Talk to the staff as much as possible about the company’s plans and where staff can contribute

    Roots Canada2019-09-09
  9. "Decent work place"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Markham, ON

    I worked at Roots Canada part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great experience to learn about Canadian culture

    Cons

    Should focus on providing diversified work-culture.

    Roots Canada2019-09-05
  10. "Good company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Roots Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, good benefits and great products

    Cons

    Management doesn't really listen to the field

    Roots Canada2019-09-02
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