Pros: It was interesting, fulfilling and very well remunerated .
Cons: The unfortunate lack of training.
In the Business Solutions Credit department, there being two out of six employees on sick leave and vacation. The department was swamped. Unfortunately that left very little time for training.
My different – more... accesses to the programs needed to complete my tasks was not available until the 3rd week of my one month contract.
Canon was a team I enjoyed being part of. My co-workers were very helpful, courteous but again quite swamped.
What I learned is that I love this type of position because of the constant contact with the clients and the philosophy and energy that was communicated by the CEO of Canon Canada Inc.,was very refreshing , a zen approach with his employees, which made me feel comfortable. – less
Sales Planning Associate Analyst (Accountemps) (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – May 3, 2015
Most projects and sales initiatives are efficiently coordinated between Canon subsidiaries across the world through a flexible and efficient process that requires teams to share local industry information seamlessly.
Order Processor (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – March 14, 2015
First of all, you have to have strong legs, because you will be standing for very extended periods of time in one place, barely walking around unless you need to acquire more and you are been pressured to work faster.
Business Analyst/Sales Forecasting (Current Employee), Mississauga – February 19, 2015
Bad work culture, do not promote from within, do not help, No real career development. Misleading - Employee's complained that there is no room to grow. Canon added supervisor level and hired externally. People are still in the same positions.
Warehouse Labourer, Shipper/Receiver, Parts Clerk (Former Employee), markham ontario – January 29, 2015
Pros: profit sharing and holiday time off
Cons: lack off communcation
Had a time frame that you had to complete every day.Very quick pace.Work With others because more heads are better then one.Management stayed to them selfs,only spoke or seen when a certain job had to – more... be done quickly or to give you verbal warning when you did something wrong.The hardest part of the job was the amount of work given in the shortest part of time.Most enjoyable part of the job was long lunches,good christmas partys,profit sharing and bonuses. – less
Commercial Account Executive (Former Employee), Calgary, AB – November 13, 2014
Pros: managers and team
Cons: base salery
I enjoyed working with my managers and coworkers, however the base salary is not a liveable amount of money for Calgary and the inconsistency of sales from month to month can is tough. The best part of this job is that employers all acknowledge that this as a job the produces top notch sales professionals.
Manager, Customer and Professional Services (Current Employee), Mississauga, ON – October 21, 2014
Pros: lunches 1 hour, call centre hours reasonable for reps, low attrition
Cons: limited growth opportunity
The most enjoyable part of my job is my staff! I have had the pleasure of managing a great team who are dedicated to their jobs, loyal to the Canon brand and believe in the future of the organization. – more... Struggles include a flat hierarchy as well as the inability to easily communicate upward, and outside, of one's current business structure within the organization. The hardest part of the job is not being able to influence change. I enjoy working for Canon and would readily recommend as a place of employment. The organization remains on the cutting edge of new technologies and places a lot of emphasis on maintaining a strong brand image. – less
CHANNEL ENABLEMENT MANAGER - PARTNER CHANNEL (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – September 17, 2014
• Strategic Market Planning and Positioning • New Market Penetration and Development • Project/Program Management • Quantitative Data Methods and Analysis • Product and Category Management • Team Building – more... & Management • Strategic Business Planning • Logistics and Supply Chain Strategies • National Partner/Account Management • Business Analysis and Intelligence • Cross-functional Relationship Building • Complex Multi-level Projects • Channel Enablement and Engagement • Strategic Enablement of Micro/Macro Channels • Integrated Marketing and Sales Campaigns • Business in Emerging Markets. – less
Pros: company subsidize cafeteria, education assistance, lots of chances for advancement.
Cons: long work hours.
Canon is a good company to work for and they have good departmental structure. All departments work together to provide new ideas and develop systems to support new business needs. Great co-worker and everyone in the company is very helpful in supporting other department.
Customer service / Dispatcher (Former Employee), montreal – September 5, 2014
Pros: christmas gifts and empolyees sale
I did learned how to work under pressure for example taking over 100 calls and order a day and making sure all orders and calls are been processed. I loved working at canon it was a real fun environment very social we would have lunchs together.
Représentante de ventes interne de fourniture (Current Employee), Saint-Laurent, QC – April 30, 2014
The team spirit is so high in my department. The people I work with are simply amazing. We are not only co-workers but we hang together outside of work. We help each other, we support each other, we are here for each other!
Canon has a top product mix, however a sales background at executive level would help company be more competitive in Enterprise space
NATIONAL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – April 28, 2014
Pros: re-numeration is higher than most competitors offer
Cons: leadership issues, unbalanced sales targets and territories
Canon Canada Inc's strengths are it's people, the everyday support group and front line sales force. A typical day would include working with representatives from several different lines of business. This – more... collaborative approach, although not always supported by upper management, was the best way to ensure customer satisfaction.
The hardest part of achieving success was dealing with several levels of red tape and an administrative group that was located out of province. These difficulties combined with Executive level deficiency's made it a challenge to grow customer base.
The most enjoyable part of the job was also the hardest, that was retaining business and growing customer relationships from a corporate aspect. The most enjoyable aspect was the ability to foster customer relationships both internal and external that still hold true post employment. – less
Sales (Former Employee), Mississauga, ON – April 1, 2014
Pros: great people
Cons: long hours and quiet environment
Overall a good company Always busy and few employees doing many tasks No room to advance Good environment if you make good friends Very quiet and dull atmosphere Coworkers are friendly lack of teamwork Company is trying to make many improvements