Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Reviews

Updated 11 Feb 2020

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2.9
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2 Ratings
  1. "Could be a great place, but no, it is not."

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Competitive salary and great benefits

    Cons

    A lot of satisfied morons, repetitive tasks, no work/life balance

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2020-02-12

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    April 17, 2020RBH/PMI

    Thanks very much for your feedback. Kindly connect with your People and Culture Manager, so we may further address your concerns.

  2. "Operation"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Quebec, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great advantages and working conditions

    Cons

    The company is shrinking a lot of interesting positions

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-10-29
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Leading for the change!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AREA SALES MANAGER 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time

    Pros

    The company gives you the opportunity for changing one of the oldest habits of humanity! #unsmokeyourworld #unsmokecanada

    Cons

    You don't want to leave :)

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-10-23
  4. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work is complex and challenging

    Cons

    Lots of politics and poor leadership

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-08-29
  5. Helpful (5)

    "Toxic Environment"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Pay, trips, bonus (for now).

    Cons

    Recent stress leaves, firings and a mass exodus of office staff basically sums up a toxic environment. Everyone is miserable to show up for work and feel like they can be let go at any moment. All of this stemming from a flawed vision and even poorer execution of a new product that has virtually zero footprint in the market and is getting outsmarted by the competition at every turn.

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    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-09-12

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    April 17, 2020RBH/PMI

    Thanks very much for your feedback. Kindly connect with your People and Culture Contact as we'd love to hear your ideas on how best to reassess the future and implement strategies.

  6. Helpful (8)

    "Bad management, bad supervisors and plenty of office politics"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time

    Pros

    Steady income and health benefits

    Cons

    Some supervisors just "accessory" only, they don't know how to do the real work. They just busy from one meeting to another meeting. If come to the real work, they are using term "delegate" to dump all the works they don't know how to solve it to their sub-ordinates because they think they can, they using the term "projects". The sub-ordinates then overwhelm with the workload and if the sub-ordinates are not successfully solve that "projects" being dump to them in timely manner on top of their regular work tasks, then the supervisors using that excuses and put it on the MAP (job performance platform) as the way they threaten the sub-ordinates. Too many office politics. Especially with new women directors coming, the culture is shifted to the worse. Culture of fears, lip service talks, hypocrite created and sprouting in every department. They fired who ever they thought in "opposite" directions with them.

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    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-08-25

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    August 28, 2019RBH

    Thank you for your feedback. In order for us to address your concerns, please contact your People and Culture Manager.

  7. "Nice"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment, leadership style management (in some cases)

    Cons

    Take to long to respond back to requests

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-07-25
  8. Helpful (5)

    "Business Analyst"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Demand Planner in Don Mills, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good package, smoke free future, great vacation days

    Cons

    bad management, bad culture, supervisors have no leadership skills, blaming culture, no development plans, no job security , Management doesn't have direction , Finance is the worst department to work for , lobbying and bad politics. Don't value experience

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2019-02-02

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    April 17, 2020RBH/PMI

    Thanks very much for your feedback. Kindly connect with your People and Culture Manager, so we may further address your concerns.

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Big Tobacco Hasn't Changed At All"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Communicator in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent salary, trips, technology, experience, work environment

    Cons

    Money can not buy your soul. Whatever you do, your actions are complicit in killing consumers of the product you sell, market, and distribute.

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2018-09-10

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    April 17, 2020RBH/PMI

    Thanks very much for your feedback. Kindly connect with your People and Culture Manager, so we may further address your concerns.

  10. Helpful (3)

    "ANALYST"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Rothmans, Benson & Hedges full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment -hardware. Currently has a Great CEO.

    Cons

    No development for young ppl because seniors positions are reserved by the Mother Company PMI. Middle level managers are not ambitious and very carefully to keep their job, and eliminate any internal or external competitors.

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    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges2018-04-12

    Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Response

    April 17, 2020RBH/PMI

    Thanks very much for your feedback. Kindly connect with your People and Culture Manager, so we may further address your concerns.

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