UniFirst Employee Reviews

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Productive workplace with friendly employees
Production Worker (Former Employee) –  langley bc21 August 2014
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Long hours, bad management
Truck Driver (Former Employee) –  calgary ab3 July 2014
Poor management, all works were over worked. They worked hard at keeping workers happy despite how the skills displayed by the GM wasn't up to scale for a large company.
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Good company, good people
Sales Consultant (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON25 June 2013
A great opportunity for sales minded individuals, best sales training i have ever had. Company provides you with all the tools to succeed.
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Factory Worker (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB21 May 2013
It has so so management, with nearly no benefits at lower level employment.
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Job security within service department
Branch Manager (Former Employee) –  Ontario18 February 2013
Service department is a great place to start to work through the company as you are able to understand the dynamics of the company from the ground up.

Management is not always on the same page with one another, as UniFirst is a US based company it feels as the Canadian market is alwasy thought of last when it comes to marketing strategies.
Pros
advancement
Cons
difficult work & family balance
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Bad work ethics
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON30 December 2012
Robotic script training, poor management, will not honour contracts. Out to screw their clients. Business based on broken promisses and poor service.
Pros
decent salary
Cons
america style work like a dog with unrealistic goals.
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Well organized
Warehouse worker (Former Employee) –  Woodstock, Ontario27 December 2012
A typical day at work including sorting laundry and unloading and loading trucks. I learned how to become a much quicker, more efficient worker. The management is well-organized, efficient, and very friendly. The hardest part of working at UniFirst was learning to pace myself. I most enjoyed the satisfaction of a job well done.
Pros
good benefits, lunch truck on site, friendly people
Cons
not enough work, dealing with insulation-filled laundry
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Outside Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Saint John27 September 2012
Your only as good as your next sale. Company needed to spend more money on branding itself. Hard to sell their products in Canada especially on the east coast where your customers never heard of the company.
Pros
free lunch with the boss.
Cons
paperwork
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Fast Pace Environment
Outside Sales Representative/Inside Sales (Current Employee) –  Langley, BC24 July 2012
Great place for an entry level position and move up. But after time if you need a new challenge you need to move on.
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This is a company that has growth space for employee's , UniFirst also holds special events for the staff to share and grow together as a family.
Accounts Receivable (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON4 February 2012
UniFirst offer programs such as continuing education programs for employees.Unifirst also has a great benefits program for either a single person or family.
They also promote advancement from within.
Pros
1.good atmosphere
Cons
1.nothing is confidental
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