Kinross Gold Corporation Employee Reviews

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Great place to work
Millwright (Former Employee) –  Lupin, NU14 February 2019
Overall the site that I worked at was good in most aspects of the job. Like most jobs you have good and bad people but most of my coworkers were good to work with and hang out with after hours
Pros
good food and people
Cons
isolation
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Taking care of all the logistic and office admin roles
Mailroom Assistant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON22 August 2018
A typical day at work depends on the day of the week for instance Mondays and Fridays are the busiest days for us in the mailroom. I send out the mail to different mines and offices. through out the week i take care of the mailroom as well as admin jobs around the office.
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3.0
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Could be great
Assistant (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 February 2018
Stable company with very bright executives. Poor culture in that HR discriminates - there's an "us" and "them" mentality and HR encourages this. Old practices, staff are disposable. Excellent work life balance. Poor IT supports and equipment to work with, lack of processes and practices. Could be improved.
Pros
Work life balance, salaries are excellent.
Cons
Vacation allowance is low, staff are allowed to shout and yet and fight openly with one another
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People first! - it's for real here
Sr. Security Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON25 August 2017
I'm enjoying to work at Kinross Toronto office, it's very challenging and diverse environment with the good management and strong, people oriented enterprise culture.
Pros
Nice people, interesting work, new technology implementation is quick here, good pay and benefits
Cons
Security team is small and too stretch to cover global incident responses, need more people to support all implemented controls
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Senior Treasury Manager - Corporate Treasury (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON13 February 2017
Great environment for young professionals to advance their careers. Support movement within the organization and the ability accelerate your career with challenging work.
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Poor management leads to disenfranchised employees
Mining Engineer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 January 2017
Every mid-level manager and above needs intense managerial training. Very little, if any professional development offered to young employees. Very cushy corporate jobs, but extremely intense site-based jobs.
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Productive, life balanced
JDE Business System Analyst - Maintenance (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 November 2015
Productive and demanding work environment, but life balanced and with supportive Management. Some of the "perks" include gym (with showers and lockers) on company's premises, reserved for Kinross employees only.
Kinross is a company at which one can expand his/her knowledge and connect to or befriend some great and interesting people.
Pros
Good compensation, opprortunity to learn, gym, free snacks and pop, pleasent office environment
Cons
Unpredictable market (e.g. low price of gold)
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One of the best experiences in my career!
Office Administrator & Technical Translator (Former Employee) –  Russian operations30 September 2015
Working for Kinross I felt that I belong to a great team of professionals from all over the world. The company takes care of its employees providing excellent work conditions and ensuring a safe, injury-free environment.
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Great company with good management
Senior Manager Global Sourcing (Former Employee) –  Toronto17 September 2015
Kinross was a very good company to work for in terms of job growth and opportunities. New Sr. management team has the focus and desire to bring Kinross to a world class rating
Pros
World travel
Cons
Lots of travel
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5.0
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A great company that values its employees
Senior Administrator (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON27 April 2015
A great company that values its employees and provides a safe, amicable and productive work environment.

I would recommend this organization
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4.0
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Good atmosphere
Manager, Resource Geology (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 April 2015
The job was good, with plenty of exposure to new software and challenges. I essentially worked as an internal consultant. This was to save the company money. Thus although the company was good the overall object was to save money at the employees expense. It was a buyers market and Kinross used the market to their own advantage.
Pros
Location next to Union station
Cons
No pension or leave. Fixed term employee.
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3.0
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Good opportunities but not perfect
Mining Engineer (Former Employee) –  Toronto11 June 2014
Good compensation package and salary. Good opportunities to work abroad (good and bad) but this makes life/work balance a little difficult. Job culture needs improvement.
Pros
Salary and benefits, possibilities for working abroad.
Cons
Work/life balance, job culture
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Kinross is a great place to work!
Senior Business Intelligence Consultant (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON15 May 2014
Loved the atmosphere and people. Encouraging to work better!
Pros
Free pop and cookies:)
Cons
Location
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5.0
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Productive and fun workplace
Training Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Ghana West Africa19 February 2014
Training Supervisor Direct Reports 2 Trainers 130 Heavy Equipment Operators
• Trained and supervised local employees in Mauritania and Ghana West Africa to operate excavators, trucks, dozers, loaders and graders.
• Set up training classroom for safety training and orientation.
• Training of Standards and Procedures.
• Setup and train classroom trainers to use equipment simulators.
• Designing documents for reporting employee progression.
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3.0
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Ruderless leadership
Global Recruiting Lead - Global Talent Acquisition (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON11 December 2013
Good compensation and benefits, great office environment with Gym, lounge, kitchens, etc.

Management is in disarray and the company cannot settle the ship. Palatable conflict between corporate and regional accountabilities.
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2.0
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Lacks structure and has poor data management systems. Too much turn-over of staff.
Recruiter (Former Employee) –  Corporate12 November 2013
Coworkers were great, a typical day would be from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm at night, always needed to be responding to e-mail, weekends included. Managers were very much micro-managing. Always seemed to be responding to urgent requests vs. what is really important to the business.
Pros
good salaries/benefits
Cons
No work life balance
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