Dare Foods Limited
3.4 out of 5 stars.
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Very safety conscious place to work among predominantly nice people and a very good supervisor. Work is good and hours of work not bad with good people to work with with very few exception
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Very human atmosphere
Cons
A lot of backbiting and conclusions without sincere investigations
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I like working out this company very laid-back and on going and the people are nice to work with and it’s I like how you work alone and. Other then that it’s a great job but the pay can be better.
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Good company but different directives from every management team member. Enjoyed the company but they are missing opportunities in the community to build priest Product recognition and build Canadian brand
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Good place to work always on the go in fast-paced baking facility Management treats employees fair, decent wages and good shifts Lots of free cookies too!
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On travail autant sur des vieilles machines que les neuves, c'est une excellente entreprise, dommage qu'ils ferment leur porte au québec
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No culture sometimes things you do are the worst thing ever then their not then they are again then comes the rule changes that aren’t followed through with on a weekly basis it seemed to be rules for some no rules for others. Overall needs better/more consistent management
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Management changes alot, the past 4 years we have had 4 plant managers....over this time not just the management but the plant itself has changed a bit they have expanded and new equipment put in place with the hope to improving sales but this is all the company seems to care about. Employees are not supported the way they should be at the plant and the human resource department never returns calls or emails. They pay is okay but if u want to get benefits with the company be prepared to spend at least $250 a month for basic health/ dental Also milton is the ONLY plant not unionized all others are.
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Les travailleurs et l'environment est agréable. Très bonne procédure de travail.
Pros
compagnons de travail agréable.
Cons
Superviseurs non informé de l'aspect respect et neutralité personnel.
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The overall experience at Dare foods was good, the people were great, they taught me a lot. The people to the time to explain everything to me carefully.
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The company is riddled with favouritism. You can’t climb the ladder by doing a good job but by sucking up to the higher ups. Incompetent leadership especially in their Cambridge facility . Must avoid for people who are looking to advance in their careers through honest work.
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Worked at Dare as a picker for a little while in the cherry blossom location. They expect you to slave for them with no thanks. They offer you a contract get your hopes up ,than give contracts to others and give you no reason as to why. Unionized but you have to pay a premium for benefits.
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Employee sale
Cons
Everything else
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Staff was good to work with easy going, not much room to move up unless been there a while and night shifts were hard to adapt to. Pay was like $16 a couple years back and you get an extra $1 premium for night shifts.
Pros
Free candy
Cons
Long nights repetitive tasks
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very demanding place and always had to be on you toes, its one of those keep going till your finished jobs. trying to get everything complete was the challenge and staying awake.
Pros
cookies
Cons
working nights
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Une compagnie familiale et belle équipe de travail. J'y travaille depuis 19 ans. Malheureusement déménage dans un an en Ontario. J'ai été opératrice et chocolatiere. Formatrice et délégué en santé sécurité.
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Thoroughly enjoyed this position and the relationships that developed during my time there. I definitely learned a lot about the supplier aspect along with forecasting future sales
Pros
relationships and forecasting
Cons
office relocated
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environnement sécuritaire technologie de pointe possibilité de carrière nulle
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Lead hand and supervisor have no clue the physical work the employees do. The employees in the packing line all they do is complain and should mind there own business. Some employees will get you in trouble and cost you your job.
Pros
vacation, salary and pension
Cons
no respect from supervisor or lead hand
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Was greeted every morning and always treated well. Never came across an issues in the workplace as everyone was very accommodating including the management staff.
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Dare Foods is a Canadian family owned business and truly feels like a family environment. The people are super nice and always willing to help out when they can. Unfortunately the benefits could be improved as no matter what level you choose you always have to pay a premium. For the amount of work being done you are not compensated at all. You may get a thank you but nothing more. Very high pace work environment which is great from day to day but when people leave or retire there is a large gap between rehire if they rehire at all. Dare is very cost focused which is understandable but take people for granted.
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that place is very good place to work-friendly atmostphere but way to far from my place to reach and travel daily , it takes about 2 hours and even now they are moving to Milton.
Pros
safe work
Cons
way too far
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It was a manufacturing set up so not much work to take home. The hours were shift based (morning, afternoon, overnight). Aside from that the union type environment wasn't to my liking
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