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Shaw Communications Reviews

Updated October 17, 2017
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Pros
  • good benefits and pay structure not bad (in 76 reviews)

  • Shaw's a great place to work for work/life balance, career development and if you want to sell products that are way better than the competition (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • It is also difficult to keep a work/life balance as it's extremely difficult to take time off and your schedule constantly changes (in 19 reviews)

  • Still suffers from typical call center complaints from customers (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Digital Account Executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Great leadership - empowers sales to be innovative

    Cons

    tough industry, agency model get's tiring


  2. "Review"

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

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Okay benefits
    Supervisor staff is excellent

    Cons

    Company vision and executive management is well below the standard of what you would expect for one of the richest companies in Canada.
    Base pay should be higher to be more competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Find ways to reduce the stress of your employees by having more accurate and reasonable KPI's

  3. "AP Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    good benefit, and friendly working environment

    Cons

    too busy , need to hire more employee.

    Advice to Management

    need to hire the right employee.


  4. "Work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - good people, culture, benefits

    Cons

    clique culture, lots of red tape


  5. "oh yeeh best job ever"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good place to work. Nice

    Cons

    nothing wrong here... at all!


  6. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Loyalty Care Representative in Vancouver, WA
    Former Employee - Loyalty Care Representative in Vancouver, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are the best thing

    Cons

    Hours are the worst thing


  7. "Good for those who want a 9-5"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good work life balance for those looking

    Cons

    poor employee performance metrics make it hard to set personal goals

    Advice to Management

    Help employees help you. Effective evaluations would really help drive more goal driven behavior on teams.

  8. "It was okay, it wasn't too ambiguous."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gloucester, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gloucester, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Really streamlined simple process for work

    Cons

    Way too simple and not any room for growth for those who want it

    Advice to Management

    Way too simple and not any room for growth for those who want it


  9. "Great to Employees"

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    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. lots of incentives

    Cons

    schedule constantly changing, makes it difficult to organize life outside of work


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst
    Current Employee - Data Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture and values. Senior management is interested in improving employee satisfaction.

    Cons

    Some departments lack work/life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Act on employee survey results.


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