Parts desk, Tools/hardware (Former Employee), Winnipeg, Mb – July 1, 2015
Pros: 40 hours a week
Cons: low wage barely increases, bad customers
The job is exactly the same day to day. Customers are terrible mainly hostile and uncooprative when you attempt to help them. Good people do come in regularly but its usualy 50/50. The managers I had where nice, good to get along with and such. Except for one who like to bully employees.Dont expect much of a raise; 10 to 20 cents max.
Call Support Analyst, Level II (Former Employee), Toronto, ON – July 1, 2015
Pros: learned about many different facets of the company operations
Cons: Lack of job advancement
Our small team deployed new machines across Canada within a tight timeline. First and Second level support provided across entire company remotely when possible and locally, utilizing our previous work experience to resolve various technical issues.
Sales Associate (Current Employee), McCowan and Sheppard – July 1, 2015
Interesting days work Learn a lot about products and how to deal with customers Management very good Co-workers are friendly When customers ask for an item that you don't have knowledge about Always learning
Customer Care, Cashier (Former Employee), Brantford, ON – July 1, 2015
Pros: Staff discounts on in store products, Excellent and very understanding manager
Cons: Long Hours, no room for career advancement
Shifts ran from 6 to 12 hours. Learned invaluable customer service skills. Management was extremely understanding and would usually try to work with the staff to make the work environment as comfortable – more... as possible for all concerned. Co-workers where for the most part reliable and trustworthy. Could be counted on to to arrive on time for shift changes. Hardest part of the job: Dealing with irate customers. Most enjoyable part of the job: working up a core of regular customers that resulted in a first name basis during transactions. – less
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.