Newspaper inserter (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 20 July 2017
A typical day, was inserting brochures into newspapers. Learned how to insert papers. Management was friendly. The hardest part was inserting papers quickly into stacks and placing them on the bin. The most enjoyable part was plastic wrapping the bin.
Enjoyable, Rewarding working environment with a lot to learn
Sales Associate (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 19 April 2017
A great job to improve the way you communicate and persuade people. It gave me a platform to improve a lot of my communication skills at a very early age. The hardest part of the job was to convince others that Toronto Star is the best product out there and persuade them to subscribe it.
Newspaper Carrier (Former Employee) – Ajax, ON – 17 April 2017
Work at this job for 8 years. Monday-Saturday. Everything was fine till the current management quit. and new hands took over. 3 different times. Money ws either not getting payed on time. or workers were not getting paid at all.
Holiday cards, And Monetary Tips
Wasnt getting paid full amount on pay cheacks, sometimes wouldnt get paid at all.
Delivery Person. (Former Employee) – Star, AB – 6 March 2017
I loved this job because you are always on the move, i would work with my mom and she loved it because we got to interact with the people we were delivering to so its a great environment of work to be in
Newspaper Carrier (Former Employee) – Woodbridge, ON – 13 December 2016
Large stacks of newspapers are delivered twice a week for you to organize, pack and deliver. Extremely labour intensive for young teens Wages decline the longer you work Job consisted of delivering 60+ newspapers twice a week, hours put into the job reached up to 4 hours per week with a net pay of $30 for the month. The hourly wage is worked out to approximately $2 an hour
Solicitor (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 3 November 2016
My co-workers made the job a lot more fun than i expected. I had a lot of people turn down our promotions and sales but i learned how to stay motivated with a positive attitude with the help of my co-workers and managers.
Industrial Electrician (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 18 October 2016
The hours made it impossible to achieve a work life balance, advancement was based on nepotism and your ability to bully and demean your work force. 1954 leadership style. This is a place to work if nowhere else will hire you.