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TransLink Reviews

Updated 7 Oct 2019

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3.4
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66%
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TransLink CEO Kevin Desmond
Kevin Desmond
17 Ratings
Pros
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  • "It's a large organization, there is some unavoidable bureaucracy(in 3 reviews)

  • "Due to low staff turn over, very difficult place for advancement which may not be desirable if one is say early in one's career(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Bureacratic"

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    Current Employee - BTS in New Westminster, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great vacation; good people. Decent benefits.

    Cons

    Slow slow slow slow slow

    TransLink2019-10-08
  2. "Good company however still has potential to improve"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Good team to work with

    Cons

    System is not perfect at this moment

    TransLink2019-09-03
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  4. "would not work here"

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

    I worked at TransLink full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good benefits package- not much more than that

    Cons

    poor work environment managers who should not be in leadership roles no accountability for employees to do their job poor training and support

    Advice to Management

    needs new management-

    TransLink2019-09-03
  5. "Decent"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good work life balance - Good benefits & gym on site

    Cons

    - Pay needs to be more to compete with market

    TransLink2019-07-19
  6. "TransLink - New Westminster"

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Location is next to the train station

    Cons

    Its all about who you know

    TransLink2019-08-12
  7. "Collaborative environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TransLink full-time

    Pros

    Collaborative Environment Passionate and Expert people Great benefits package

    Cons

    Lack of working conditions flexibility (home office, laptop, flexible hours) Lack of HR strategy to support business changes

    Advice to Management

    Improvement of processes and better collaboration in between the departments

    TransLink2019-06-21
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Student Software Test Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TransLink full-time

    Pros

    Friendly Staff and Co workers

    Cons

    Slow process and too much hierarchy

    TransLink2019-03-07
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TransLink full-time

    Pros

    People who really care and are dedicated. Great benefits and pension. Exciting projects.

    Cons

    Some unionized office staff who end up doing very little, causing their colleagues to pick up the slack.

    TransLink2019-01-31
  10. "driver"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at TransLink full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    job is fair and pay is fair

    Cons

    Overtime hour and good pay

    TransLink2019-01-31
  11. "sky train attendant"

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    Sky Train Attendant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at TransLink for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good atmosphere, good people and get to be outside

    Cons

    management and disgruntled employees who cant be fired because they are protected by the union

    Advice to Management

    do performance reviews and get rid of the bad apples

    TransLink2018-12-17
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