Metroland Media Group Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2022

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2.9
55%
Recommend to a Friend
49%
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Metroland Media Group President Ian Oliver
Ian Oliver
82 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good working environment, great people to work with(in 11 reviews)

  • "Metroland had occasional company events that are family-friendly(in 11 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Quite a low pay for much harder work than advertised(in 15 reviews)

  • "They sometimes provide their newspapers late, so your schedule gets put back(in 7 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Company

      May 30, 2022 - Digital Capture Technician in Hamilton, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Remote work Talked to boss maybe twice a year Good pay

      Cons

      Nothing I can think of

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    2. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Okay

      Jun 13, 2022 - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It’s a steady job if you’re in sales Provides experience

      Cons

      Dying industry Declining company Lots of change in management and staff turnover

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok job for young people with limited opportunities

      Jun 1, 2022 - Newspaper Carrier in Whitby, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good opportunity for young person not old enough to get a job for minimum wage Good experience dealing with customers/service

      Cons

      Have to pay for the flyers for customers that don’t want the paper Lots of customers don’t pay because pay is voluntary and that’s the only way carriers get paid

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Poor compensation

      May 26, 2022 - Staff Accountant in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good for entry level job and friendly working enviroment.

      Cons

      below average pay and constant layoff

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Apr 23, 2022 - Team Member 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work times and good tips

      Cons

      Wont earn too much money

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Decent Place

      Apr 22, 2022 - Newspaper Courier in Brampton, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Easy schedule, Not hard work

      Cons

      Low pay, no commission, Not enough opputtunities

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    7. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Sucks

      May 25, 2022 - Reporter in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      This place sucks. Real bad.

      Cons

      Money sucks. Hard to get ahead. Constant Layoffs

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Newspaper Job

      Apr 12, 2022 - Newspaper Delivery in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great for those looking to find a job in elementary or highschool

      Cons

      The pay isn't the best, but it's mostly working to contribute to your community and you can make great relationship with neighbours.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good expereince

      Feb 24, 2022 - Newspaper Carrier in Mississauga, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job gave me experience working for a job, and how to time manage

      Cons

      although pay was small, the experience was worth it

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Outsource

      Feb 5, 2022 - Graphic Designer in Peterborough, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work and co-workers were great to work with.

      Cons

      Community newspaper laid off all their graphic staff and outsourced their creative work to the Middle East to save money.

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    Metroland Media Group has an overall rating of 2.9 out of 5, based on over 239 reviews left anonymously by employees. 55% of employees would recommend working at Metroland Media Group to a friend and 24% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Metroland Media Group employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Metroland Media Group. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    55% of Metroland Media Group employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Metroland Media Group 4.1 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.2 for culture and values and 3.0 for career opportunities.

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