Teekay Reviews

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Teekay President, CEO, and Director Peter Evensen
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  1.  

    Teekays is a nice and standard compmany you can learn and earn nicely.

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    Current Employee - Senior EHS Officer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior EHS Officer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Teekay full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Teekays work environment is too good.. you will get a best experience.

    Cons

    You may get salary 1 week late thats a issue

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Worth.

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    Former Employee - Third Officer in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Third Officer in Mumbai

    I worked at Teekay as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Professionalism and human resource management.

    Cons

    promotion and management of such a diverse workforce need to handled with more sensitivity so as to keep the best available employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Lots of opportunities

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Teekay full-time

    Pros

    opportunities to develop and stretch yourself

    Cons

    sometimes too many cooks in kitchen and getting things approved takes too many people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue to listen to and empower employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    excellent

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Teekay as a contractor (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The company management is trying its best to give due compensation and recognition to everyone who has done so much to the success and betterment of the company as a whole.

    Cons

    Cul5tural differences among sea staffs is giving the on board ship living a not so nice atmosphere.Senior officers are sometimes discriminatory to subordinates.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    constant consultation must be frequent to monitor such abuses.

    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Solid company and management, but run like an investment fund rather than an operating company

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Teekay full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    One of the most international companies based in Vancouver, BC, with a truly global presence. Smart and driven management, who also seem to care about the well-being of staff. Interesting industry and market leader position within that industry. Great reputation within the industry.

    Cons

    Investor-driven rather than customer driven. Investors are the target customers, and the company is increasingly run like an investment fund rather than an operating company. Very much a banking perspective on business - which makes sense since the company is run by a banker. This is negative, but only really if you would rather be in a strong customer-focused operating environment.

    At / below market pay for Vancouver, but horribly under-paid on an international basis, which is where most of their competition is from. Limited upside for career progression - most younger employees have to leave for advancement, which is too bad since the rest of the company is solid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider how financially-driven you are. It may make sense from an investor standpoint, but is it the right way to run what is still, in essence, an operating company with customers? Look at how you move younger employees through the organization, and how many you've lost along the way to international firms that actually provide competitive pay. Aside from that, keep it up.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Life At Teekay

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    Former Employee - Fisrt Assistant Engineer
    Former Employee - Fisrt Assistant Engineer

    I worked at Teekay full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent Pay package, Timely Relief.

    Cons

    complete CBT to move up the ladder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ship type and actual performance should be given priority before making cbt's absolute must to get promotion.

    Doesn't Recommend
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