Team member (Former Employee), Dundas, ON – June 30, 2015
Several interactions with customers on a regular basis. Due to the difference in age creating a close relationship with co-workers became a more difficult task. Although, a very friendly environment and management was very welcoming.
Demanding workplace requiring consistent effort to accomplish the job
PalletFlow (Current Employee), Goreway, Brampton – June 29, 2015
The shifts are from 545am - 345pm. I'm out the door by 4:45 and then pick product to meet the quota for each cycle. It becomes tough to consistently focus on the job for 10 hours but the days go by quick. Need to be mentally and physically ready for the day. Good job but can be very tedious.
Service/Parts Advisor (Current Employee), West Kelowna, BC – June 23, 2015
Pros: Great People, Good Environment, Full Time Hours, Workable Time Table
Cons: Large Turnover, Insufficient Training, Low Wage, Management Issues
A good place to start to gain experience in the automotive industry, co workers are very friendly and have be trained to be a great service/parts advisor showing and giving customers the information they – more... need and the parts they require to keep there vehicle maintained at there best. There is some issues with management and large turnover can make it frustrating to keep up a good work flow with minimal mistakes due to lack of training time and training in general – less
Cashier (Former Employee), Winnipeg, Manitoba – June 17, 2015
Pros: great team
Cons: minimum wage
I was a cashier at Canadian tire for a summer and thoroughly enjoyed my work experience. However, the management was not consistent on giving shifts that worked with my schedule, therefore causing conflict. The other cashiers were all very nice and helpful, making it work a fun and welcoming environment.
Floor Clerk (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – June 12, 2015
Pros: Discount on food at places around the store.
A very relaxed and flexible place to work. Management is very willing to bend the schedule to your needs if you have school or another job. When I was there co-workers we very friendly and cooperative.
Loading and unloading merchandise while supervising the warehouse crew.
Shipping and receiving Supervisor, (full-time) (Former Employee), Strathroy, ON – June 12, 2015
Pros: Positive atmosphere.
Cons: Rate of pay.
Loading and unloading merchandise from trailers. Forklift operations. Ensuring team work with the warehouse crew to maintain productivity and maintain high moral. A lot of heavy lifting required. The most enjoyable part of the job was working with such a positive crew.
Cashier/Customer Service (Former Employee), London, ON – June 11, 2015
- Keep a lookout of cars in the gas pump area - Rush to customers’ cars and greet them appropriately Ask them how much gas they need pumped into their vehicle - Assist customers in pumping gas or pump – more... gas for them if required - Inform customers of how much they owe for pumped gas - Take cash payments and return change - Ensure that the convenience store part of the gas station is managed all times - Supervise work activities of any sales representatives at the gas station - Order and receive stock and ensure that all items are displayed on the shelves – less
Warehouse assistant (Former Employee), Canadian Tire Weston Rd – June 10, 2015
Pros: Paid breaks
Typical day at work would be unloading goods from the trucks and locating them to their area and seeing which stock has to go on floor and which stays inside the warehouse . I learned how to work faster – more... and smarter while also being safer . I also learned how to be a better team player . My co-workers were really nice and i had a real fun time working with them and getting to know them on a personal level . The hardest part of the job was unloading the truck which can vary from week to week and can have as little as 500 pieces or as massive as 2500 pieces . The most enjoyable part was interacting with co-workers and building new relationships ,trust and respect . – less