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Shaw Communications Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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  • 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 20 reviews)

  • Still suffers from typical call center complaints from customers (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great place/environment to work."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Opportunities to be more compensated for overtime jobs.

    Cons

    Shaw is a technology company and to stay in business re-org is always going on.


  2. "Overall a good company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications part-time

    Pros

    - Great Benefits
    - Excellent Training Program
    - Fairly decent work atmosphere

    Cons

    - Lousy HR
    - Cancelled annual xmas party

    Advice to Management

    Become more personable with your employees

  3. "Network Architect III"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Architect III in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Network Architect III in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, team spirit, talent people, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Can do better on the bonus structure


  4. "Amazing place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Solutions in Kelowna, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Customer Solutions in Kelowna, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Fantastic people to work around
    Help is never far away
    Management treats you like a person and not a number

    Cons

    The can be a little bit of corporate bureaucracy
    Some management don’t quite understand how important sales are to lower level people.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing,


  5. "Better companies"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Team oriented
    Events
    Education reimbursement

    Cons

    Overworked
    Underpaid
    Underappreciated
    Better bonuses
    Runs on skeleton crew
    Need better supervisors

    Advice to Management

    I understand the value of hiring someone you know, but hiring someone who is severally under qualified is a trend across most teams.


  6. "Network Architect III"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, Friendly environment, Good work and life balance.

    Cons

    Can do better on bonus and compensation


  7. "Working Environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back, good benefits. Work hours.

    Cons

    Supervisors are young without enough experience.

  8. "Sales Consultant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you're new and looking for a start

    Cons

    Overworked, Underpaid, Under-appreciated, Low power
    Poor internal communication, poor feedback taking

    Advice to Management

    They need to appreciate people who would like to contribute their dedicated outstanding skills and refresh leadership mindset.


  9. "Network analyst, 2 and half years"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with lots of benefits

    Cons

    Slow growth for individuals, need more appreciation

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate the employees more and give better raise


  10. "Great co-workers, below-average pay."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shaw Communications full-time

    Pros

    Great coworkers
    Solid benefits for a call centre
    Work from home opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of work/life balance
    Biting off more than they can chew


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