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Shaw Communications Reviews

Updated February 14, 2019
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  • "Impersonal scheduling difficult to maintain a work/life balance or standard sleeping schedule" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Call center mentality -- highschool esque/can be drama filled" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Chief Innovation Officer"

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    Current Employee - Chief Innovation Officer in Marietta, GA
    Current Employee - Chief Innovation Officer in Marietta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Highly creative and strategic. Flexible management

    Cons

    Small company, fewer opportunities. Pay is moderate

    Advice to Management

    Grow.


  2. "Positive environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great work enviorment friendly coworkers

    Cons

    No cons at this moment

  3. "Software Developer II"

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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

    Beautiful Building, Accessible, Nice staff, Kitchen, Parking

    Cons

    Average pay, angry staff, angry manager, Lazy full time employee, Below pay

    Advice to Management

    Do not get angry too easy


  4. Helpful (2)

    "editor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    great young reporters were there

    Cons

    the management, extreme low pay, very conservative viewpoints, and they tell lies

    Advice to Management

    the people you employ are intelligent, hard-working people and get paid very little. you can't expect them to work 24/7


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Sales rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications part-time

    Pros

    - Try their best to make a bad job fun
    - Lots of money to be made at certain times of year. However, pay checks REALLY fluctuate.
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    Cons

    - you had better be comfortable with rejection
    - you’ll have to sell home phones from time to time


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Wasn't happpy with the jon"

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

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Good for people fresh from udnergrads

    Cons

    No good projects to pursue


  7. "Shaw"

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

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    People, senior leadership, compensation, future outlook

    Cons

    Work life balance, lack of stability

  8. "Overall nice experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Nice people and good work life balance

    Cons

    exit opportunities are somehow limited


  9. "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


  10. "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