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Fun workplace.
Administrative Assistant/Field Staff/Receptionist (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB12 November 2018
Assigned in various offices and was able to meet different people and
learned lots of skills that can be used for future assignment.
Good management.
Very friendly staff.
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Terrible place to work, terrible culture
Recruiter (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON30 October 2018
If you would like to be treated poorly and are a sucker for punishment then this is the company you have been waiting for. Awful people, awful culture and they will throw you out with the bath water when the time is right.
Pros
Wine on friday
Cons
long hours, constant torment, dingy work environment
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not a good company
Dispatcher/Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB23 October 2018
I worked there for less than a year and we went through two managers. High turn over rate for the office staff.
Expected to work over time with no pay
High Management is a nightmare
No raises or bonus even if you hit your targets
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It was a good job for the most part.
temp (Former Employee) –  Hamitlon14 October 2018
I didnt mind the job. It was fairly easy. And also good hours and it was daily. Thing that started to hinder the job was that the management is not good to employees. They are very rude and sexual. You get harassed you get treated badly. They make you do everything for them cause they are too lazy to do so themselves. The facility is disgusting and totally not clean or sanitary for the food it prepares.
Pros
Reliable work everyday. Realitively easy work.
Cons
Rude people. Harassment. You get treated badly. Not a clean environment. Not a friendly environment.
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Awful place
Office Assistant (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB12 October 2018
Horribly run, stuck up jerks in the office, waste of time travel expenses getting there honestly everyone should avoid this place. Just job search on your own.
Pros
Non
Cons
Take hours to reply to you. Dont tell you everything you need to know.
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4.0
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Shift work. Difficult but fulfilling.
Temporary Worker (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB9 September 2018
Shift work was difficult to get used to. Very exceptional compensation for a labor job. Friendly management, and hard working employees. The community was the best part; many friendly people with different backgrounds from all over the world.
Pros
Positive work environment, safety was priority.
Cons
Shift work
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3.0
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Good
General Labourer (Current Employee) –  Winnipeg manitoba6 September 2018
Excellent work environment. Entertaining, stressfree and excellent boss and supervisor to work with. I learn alot in the process of getting to work with different events, shows and fund raising events with different types of entainers. I was please to work with them all
Pros
On call, flexible hours
Cons
No work at time
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hi
Labourer/Operator (Former Employee) –  Kingston, ON6 September 2018
i like working for them and leaning all the different jobs that i got to learn i got to take that to all the jobs i have do over the years and i like all the place that i worked
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very one dimentional
Order Picker/Packer (Current Employee) –  Cornwall, ON25 August 2018
A typical day includes little to know interactions with others while walking for the duration of your shift, attempting to perform your job while others who have more experience will tell you to do things you were told not to do when trained.
Cons
long hours
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2.0
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Long way to go
Anonymous (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON15 August 2018
Fun is not part of the Culture here. No career opportunities. Very high turnover.
Pros
New ideas are on the way
Cons
If things don't change, results won't change either
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5.0
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Productive place
Employee (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 August 2018
Many job opportunities. And good salary. Amazing staff and members. Okay with location. Nice commisiion and other things basically the many of the staff members.
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Disorganized joke of a company
Warehouse Labourer / "Lumper" (Current Employee) –  Acheson, AB31 July 2018
The office has no clue what the outer employees actually do, or how things run. they 'promote' people who have no right being bosses and have no actual leadership skills. your 'boss' will pick favorites and act accordingly to how they see fit / who they like more. As Pay is not hourly, and it is more of a pool that gets divided at the end of the shift, you are left feeling ripped off and deflated everyday. Mainly because the 'boss' is in control of their own pay as well as everyone else's, so although they no longer help with any of the actual work they take the most pay, and revel in the fact that they barely had to do anything for it. No respect is given to employees. Not a long term job, dont get stuck!
Pros
Pays the bills
Cons
almost everything else.
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3.0
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Alright Company
General Labourer (Temp) (Former Employee) –  Kitchener, ON24 July 2018
Working with Drake I was only offered one job but that job lasted a few weeks before they had to close for the season. It paid very good and was weekly pay.

The problems being they weren't located in my city, I had a meeting at the workplace, later finding out their office was a few cities away. Also that they never offered another job after the first even after getting sending a email to them.
Pros
Nice pay.
Cons
Not always responsive.
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5.0
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Nice working environment
Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC5 June 2018
- Performed an array of functions including receiving and processing products.
- Prepared orders by processing requests and supply orders, Responded to requests.
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3.0
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The Management Change killed it
Recruitment Specialist (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB20 May 2018
Once the management changed in the Edmonton office the hole office changed. New manager has no clue how to treat staff or how to deal with blue collar workers.
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5.0
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Great place to work
Recruitment Consultant (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB21 April 2018
Great place to work.
The office always had a family vibe.
Everyone worked very closely with each other.

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4.0
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Easy going workplace. Good for those who are self motivated.
Accounting Clerk (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON2 April 2018
The people are great to work with and the environment is very relaxed. The offer flexible scheduling and are very accommodating. This company is great for someone starting out in their career as they will allow you to make changes and suggestions and give feedback.
Pros
lacks guidance and direction
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3.0
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Great organization
Client Relationship Manager - Contract (Former Employee) –  Moncton, NB28 March 2018
They over promise and cannot follow through but if you can get past that it is a great place to put your hat; so to speak. They really do want to help their clients find perfect candidates
Pros
great team
Cons
money hungry and it's obvious
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4.0
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voyait a ce que l'endroit sois propre et conforme
Commis d'entrepôt (Former Employee) –  Québec City, QC12 March 2018
J'étais sous contrat donc pas été très longtemps faisait du ménage après sinistre donc bonne expériences de travail.
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4.0
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Great to me in all respects!
Administration/Dispatch/Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB25 February 2018
I have nothing but nice things to say about my experience with Drake. They kept me busy with assignments and treated me with fairness and equality.
Recommended!!!
Pros
Flexibility
Cons
Pay is not great
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