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Productive, repetitive but also challenging
Library Clerk (Current Employee), Kanata, OntarioMarch 5, 2015
Extremely busy - customer service position dealing with employees and vendors, a great deal of photocopying and database maintenance.

Being an airline have learned much about aircraft and aircraft documentation. – more... As well we are moving more towards a paperless environment, so have learned how to load manuals to a web site, to send e-notifications, how to use Adobe Acrobat to create/flatten documents; create CDs and DVDs

I am the only person in the Library, however I work closely with the Publications Dept.

The job involves a great deal of lifting and packing of documentation which can be difficult

I enjoy customer service and the constant changing environment which allows me new challenges to conquer. – less
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Great enviroment
Director of Purchasing, Stores and GSE (Former Employee), Kanata, ONNovember 11, 2014
Excellent company for young eager employees to advance .A great family type atmosphere to work in.
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Talks of a merger with Canadian North , job security lacking
Cargo Attendant (Current Employee), Iqaluit, NUAugust 3, 2014
Pros: room and bord
Cons: weather
12 hr shifts , learned to work with others well. Rotational work is very enjoyable. The weather is probably the biggest con , but can deal with it well
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Working on a computer near planes
Contract Clerk/Data Entry Operator (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONJuly 3, 2014
-signing workers on and off schedule
-entering data from parts to work completed onto a database
-answering phone calls from upper management about certain inquiries
-co-workers were all mostly planes technicians
-hardest part was not finishing the work too fast
-enjoyable part was the freedom to manage my own time
-management was really good
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Good at First
Stores Agent clerk (Former Employee), OttawaSeptember 8, 2013
Pros: very interesting at first, good people
Cons: managments lack of people skills, dusty dirty and greasy parts
Thought it was an OK place until I found out how unorganized it was and the harder I tried to get involved the more I was told that (That is not what we hired you for).
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Good benefits and easy work.
Cargo Agent (Former Employee), Yellowknife, NTAugust 26, 2013
Pros: benefits, easy work, meeting people
Cons: poor managers, little to no work advancement
Not the greatest job in the world, but you get paid fairly and the benefits are some of the best i've ever seen.
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Great place
Comercial Operations (Former Employee), Rankin Inlet, NUMay 31, 2013
Pros: dicounted travel
Cons: cold weather
Enjoyed being involved in peoples travel plans, getting to experience different places in the Arctic
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being able to see how the aviation world works
Customer Service Agent (Former Employee), Yellowknife, NTMay 13, 2013
Pros: learned alot about aviation
Cons: 10hr days on saturday with 5 hrs of idel time
a typical day was getting to work with a a diverse culture of people everyday from all across the world, I would check customers in and when all have checked in we would go to the gate and 1 would take – more... the tickets and chq id and input to the computer and 1 other would take the passengers out to the plane even -50. The manager was in the office a lot but was always there when need be. we had 2 coordinators that ran the show and they were amazing always helpful. the hardest part of the job was telling someone the flight has been cancelled due to weather and next flight in 2 days. for me the most enjoyable part was meeting different people of the world listening to the stories they had but the best was being outside watching the planes take off and land – less
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Work placement- Accounting Clerk (Former Employee), Kanata, ONAugust 8, 2012
Pros: nice environment and friendly people.
Nice working environment with friendly people. All co-workers are very nice and help me a lot in my four month of work placement. Good management with good working environment.
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Work placement- Accounting Clerk (Former Employee), Kanata, ONAugust 8, 2012
Pros: nice environment and friendly people.
Nice working environment with friendly people. All co-workers are very nice and help me a lot in my four month of work placement. Good management with good working environment.
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Fun place for travel seekers
Flight Attendant (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONFebruary 5, 2012
Pros: travel places never been before, meeting different people
Cons: being away from home and family
Great company to work for new experience travelling in northern Canada. Having the ability to sample living in different communities in the north and bases.