Circus World Displays Employee Reviews about "fast paced"

Updated Sep 30, 2018

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Pros
  • "CWD is a growth based comapny so you are always learning new things and they are open to new ways of achieving their goals(in 15 reviews)

  • "Benefits for full time employees, established company, paid training and courses, company events a few times a year(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Company is lead by 2 managing directors who may not always be on the same page all the time(in 8 reviews)

  • "Stress can often be high in the wake of a fast paced and ever-growing/ever changing environment(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      An Engaging place to work that is open minded.

      Sep 30, 2018 - Anonymous Employee in Niagara Falls, ON
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      Pros

      A great place to work if you are interested in a challenging and fast paced work environment. CWD is a growth based comapny so you are always learning new things and they are open to new ways of achieving their goals. Pay, focus on goals and cool people to work with.

      Cons

      It’s hard for the company to find solid people, as Niagara Falls doesn’t have the workforce we need.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company with Great Employees!

      Jun 5, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      - Fast paced never boring - great atmosphere with great employees - Genuinely love what I get to do everyday - Benefits - great company events, rewards, department lunches, contests, draws, parties, monthly lunches on the company etc. - Paid training - whether it be finishing a degree, diploma, or professional development the company will support you - discount on products - everyone has a part in creating great consumer electronics - company is constantly growing and there are many opportunities to advance - BOD has recently really begun to put forth an extra effort to make the company a better place by having an open forum where everyone in the company has an opportunity to address any ideas or concerns to help improve the company Things to consider: - to really be successful at this company you need to prove you are a valuable asset. - being negative is not the way to get through in this company. It is definitely picked up on and can hinder your experience and and ability to progress in the company.

      Cons

      - Company is lead by 2 managing directors who may not always be on the same page all the time. This can cause some bottlenecks in projects. Adapting to both different managing styles can also be a challenge, as their pace and processes are very different. - management needs to have a bit more authority to make decisions

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great, forward thinking company, positive and team oriented

      Jun 5, 2015 -  
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      Pros

      Great overall environment. Everyone genuinely tries to work together to "make it happen". Company provided training. Good benefits - department lunches, contests, and employee recognition. Owners have strong sense of business longevity and work to ensure success as they take the responsibility of ensuring jobs and growth for their workforce seriously. Lots of room for growth - promote from within. Company working hard to reduce employee turnover rate. Great on-boarding process.

      Cons

      Fast paced environment with lots of running projects that can sometimes lead to blips in project management.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Room to Grow, Positive environment

      Jun 2, 2015 - Customer Service Representative in Niagara Falls, ON
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      Pros

      Great opportunity to gain experience. Fast paced, rarely do you ever have a chance to be bored. Suggestions for improvement are taken seriously and implemented to better the company when it makes sense and meets business needs. Encouragement to move up in the company and seek out what part of the business suits your skills. It is a very positive environment.

      Cons

      Things can be delayed, yearly reviews being one.

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Rapid Growth Organization

      Jun 3, 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Lots of room for growth, fantastic culture, company events, luncheons, give-aways etc.

      Cons

      Growing pains: Company is running on very lean staffing. Stress can often be high in the wake of a fast paced and ever-growing/ever changing environment. Days can be long, and pressure can be high at times.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent Learning Opportunities

      Nov 10, 2014 -  
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      Pros

      There are many different positions so there is the ability to start in an entry level and work up. The company believes in internal promotion and allows applicants to come from different departments. As the company is rapidly growing there is room for employees to grow with it. Staff are very friendly and helpful for the most part which makes for a comfortable working situation. Since the company is growing rapidly, there is a lot of learning opportunities for all team members of the company which makes coming into work each day interesting. The company is also always trying to improve operations to make everyone's job more efficient which allows team members to focus their efforts on more meaningful/interesting tasks.

      Cons

      Fast paced atmosphere may not be desirable by some people. It is a family owned company so sometimes you need to deal with conflicting requests by management. The rapid growth sometimes means people need to think on their feet as there may not be procedures in place for everything that comes up. This can be a positive for some as it keeps things interesting but can also frustrate others.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Little Company

      Nov 4, 2014 - Anonymous Employee in Niagara Falls, ON
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      Pros

      I've been working here for a little over a year now. It's been a great experience so far. The people are great, company is fun, pay is good, and the job is unique (never boring). -Training is excellent. They walk you through everything to ensure you're ready for the job. - Work/life balance is highly encouraged. - Fun department and company events almost monthly. - Good benefits. - Pay starts off at low-medium, but increases significantly after a year. - Management is good; patient, willing to listen, encourages you to express your opinions and ask questions. - The company is always looking at ways to keep their employees happy. I.e. product giveaways, recognition board, discounts, CWD "bucks". - Smaller company means we all know each other fairly well and enjoy working together. - Fast-paced environment means you can learn a lot very quickly and gain more experience in less time.

      Cons

      - Turnover rate is fairly high, although I'm not really sure why. - Environment is fast paced. Don't think you can lazily sneak your way up the ladder here. Organization and self-discipline are important traits you'll need to be successful. - Some silly little rules like no coffee breaks before 10 am. - Too many SOPs to follow. - Everything you do needs to be approved by management, which can really slow things down.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Fast paced - never a dull moment

      Oct 20, 2014 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great opportunity for recent graduates to gain real experience in a fast paced environment. 815 to 5 with weekends off and a good benefits package. Lots of opportunity to grow within the company. If looking for a job in Niagara this is your bet. Annual performance reviews give you an idea of where you stand in the company as well as a pay increase. Often completed late, but back pay is given for every day missed. 2 monitors at workstation. May not seem like a big deal, but makes things so much easier

      Cons

      Very fast paced. Not everyone can handle it. Those who can't are let go (or quit shortly after being brought on) Productivity is taken very seriously. If you need time for facebook and personal email while you are supposed to be working this job is not for you. Pay is competitive, but sometimes managements expectations seem higher than your salary. Constant change and high turnover can make things difficult at times.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Team oriented atmosphere with opportunities to progress

      Oct 16, 2014 - Account Manager in Niagara Falls, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      CWD is a dynamic and fast-paced business. The environment is professional without feeling too stuffy or stuck up. Since it's a relatively young company, there really aren't any "lifers" or know-it-all types around. New hires are welcomed by the team and usually integrate quickly. Management has made a good effort to encourage a team environment, and holds regular company and department events. For almost all employees, the hours are 8:00-5:00, Monday-Friday with no overtime expected. The work/life balance is good and nobody is expected to answer cell phones after 5:00 etc. All full-time employees receive benefits and management is flexible when time-off is needed for appointments and family matters. Tuition reimbursement is available for qualifying courses. There are opportunities to move up in the company, and most current managers have been promoted from within. It's a great place to gain experience and take on new challenges to grow your skill set.

      Cons

      -Being a fast-paced environment, change comes quickly and relatively often. -Management has high expectations and holds employees accountable (not a con but some people have a hard time with this)

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Awesome Company To Work For

      May 15, 2013 - Anonymous Employee in Niagara Falls, ON
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      Pros

      *Lots of opportunity to grow *Hours reasonable *Pay is competitive (not sure what the other reviewers are referring to) *Very cool company and awesome people to work with here

      Cons

      *Fast paced *Fast growth leads to rapid change, you really need to be flexible to work here. *Young work force

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