WestJet Reviews

53 Reviews
3.6
53 Reviews
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WestJet President and CEO Gregg A. Saretsky
Gregg A. Saretsky
35 Ratings
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    Great Employer, lives their values

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent  in  Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I worked at WestJet full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Enjoyed helping people and being empowered by the company to make decisions that allowed me to do my job to the best of my ability.

    Cons

    Pay is not the best, however the perks like profit share and rewarding work environment make up for it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose the culture that makes the company great as you grow.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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WestJet Interviews

Updated May 19, 2014
Updated May 19, 2014

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    Senior Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Anonymous Employee in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at WestJet in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    Applied online and got a call after 2 months. Received an interview schedule and it went well. Had invited once more to meet with the entire team. Received an offer for the position but declined the offer.

    Interview Questions
    • A common question such as situational problem that you had that relates to an environment that you are supporting   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

WestJet Awards and Accolades

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Canada's Top 100 Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2012
Progressive Employers of Canada List, ConnectMoms, 2009
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Additional Info

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Website www.westjet.com
Headquarters Calgary, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1996
Type Company - Public (WJA)
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue £2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year

Perhaps WestJet Airlines follows the Southwest Airlines business model while soaring over Canada -- and beyond -- because so many Canadians are fond of flying south and west out of the cold. Many of the low-fare carrier's approximately 95 destinations lie in Canada, but even more are scattered around the US (especially the Sunbelt and Hawaii), the Caribbean, and Mexico. WestJet operates a fleet of about 90 Boeing 737s that feature live seatback satellite TV (from BCE's Bell ExpressVu). Most of its destinations outside Canada are vacation spots, and subsidiary WestJet... More

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