Canada Post
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Canada Post Employee Review

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2.0
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3 May 2021
you start as a temp, the only way to become full time is to seek out where in Canada you can transfer to that may have a better opportunity to obtain full timeif a full time position becomes available anyone from anywhere in Canada can transfer in and take itTemps don't get benefits, pension, but are relied on just as much as full timeyou get bumped around and can go weeks or months without work
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2.0Work/Life Balance
2.0Salary/Benefits
1.0Job security/advancement
2.0Management
2.0Culture
Pros
pay is ok
Cons
can go many years before getting a perm position
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