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horrible
Import Analyst (Former Employee), Fort Erie, ONMay 5, 2014
Pros: lots of hours
Cons: hard to get days off, expect you to do a certain amount of work an hour, and if you get stuck with problems they dont care . very unprofessional in their culture
I worked here for a few years. They treat employees like horribly . You always feel graded, and treat you like you are not good enough. They guilt trip you if you cannot work extra hours , and they expect you to do the impossible. The management team is rude and they do not help you , the office is all gossip , and you have to suck up to get anywhere – more... in the company . – less
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exceedingly awful
Import Analyst (Former Employee), Fort Erie, ONDecember 12, 2013
Pros: nothing
Cons: everything, no time to have an actual life outside of your horrible job where you get paid very little
Supervisors and the manager always stand over top of you and distract you from your work then they tell you did a great job and everything you do is excellent but then they go behind your back and talk about how much they really hate you. You only get half an hour lunch and if you're late they reem you out. These people have no clue how to run anything – more... when I was in training my trainer sat on skype all day and taught me next to nothing. I would not recommend this job to anyone even if you're desperate. – less
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Awful
Border Release Clerk (Former Employee), Sarnia, ONAugust 5, 2013
Pros: good learning experience, their rigorous training
Cons: see above, low pay, lots of overtime (too much you make no $ from it) poor management
If you enjoy a high stress environment, working your butt off constantly (and I mean you don't even get a break, you don't really have time, but you're actually not allowed at Willsons) for little to no money, than this would be the job for you.

If however you would prefer to be compensated for the amount of work, dedication and hours you put in, I – more... would suggest looking elsewhere.

The management who has since been relieved was nothing short of a tyrant, there's no positive reinforcement there, and no matter how hard you work, it's never hard enough for Willsons! They're also one of the lowest paying brokers in the business, they tried to avert the labor laws and not pay their employees their entitled vacation pay and good workers who have put in the time, loyalty and commitment, are still making barely above minimum wage.

I will say this, the rigorous training at Willson's does teach you a lot about the business. So if you can handle "boot camp" it's a good jumping off point. – less
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DATA ENTRY (Former Employee), Windsor, ONDecember 18, 2012
Pros: nothing to say
Cons: no communication
thought it was a good place to work, was really busy, never had time for lunch or breaks at all, and you had to eat at your desk to stay caught up. you think you are doing a good job and just like that you get the boot, that's oh k cause karma will come back and bit you in the a@#. didn't feel comfortable sometime there, you do your best and work hard – more... and still get kick in the teeth. – less