BMO Financial Group

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BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated November 11, 2014
Updated November 11, 2014
505 Reviews
3.2
505 Reviews
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BMO Financial Group President and CEO, BMO Financial and Director Bill Downe
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance in certain groups (in 39 reviews)

  • Good benefits- especially 6 Weeks parental leave, (in 25 reviews)


Cons
  • Bad work life balance in others (in 11 reviews)

  • It can be hard to move into other areas depending what location you work at (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    Unbelievable

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Representative in Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Service Representative in Sarasota, FL

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    training is very well structured and helps you every step of the way

    Cons

    there are no cons with this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Banker

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    There are many positives in working at BMO. The people, culture, stability and growth potential are some of the key highlights.

    Cons

    As with any large organization, there can be challenges in implementing changes and keeping up with technological advances. Despite that, it's a great organization to work at.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, Manager in Brookfield, WI
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, Manager in Brookfield, WI

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, benefits, culture

    Cons

    Getting into other positions with the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Friendly environment that encourages openness, volunteering, and career growth.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    Open whole-person oriented hiring process with multiple rounds of friendly interviews that were off-resume.

    Cons

    Some positions are in a locked career track with little potential to jump into more sophisticated areas and a clearly defined career ceiling.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Learned a lot

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    The company pays very well and management was great to employees. The company believes in accountability and holds employees responsible for their own work.

    Cons

    There are no real cons besides the typical responses. I really loved working for the company and loved my manager.

  7.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    Great people, fair compensation and overall good culture. Would recommend to anyone.

    Cons

    A little behind on the software

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit more interns

  8.  

    great place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teller in Ontario, CA
    Current Employee - Teller in Ontario, CA

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great place to work, highlky reommend it

    Cons

    pay should be better - very low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep good people to stay with you

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Overall Good Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Pay, Competitive Sales Bonuses, Flexible Hours while in school, tuition reimbursement. Really cares about customer.

    Cons

    Micro Managing Managers, with little to know experience in the banking field.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get more training, and hire people with more experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Amazing, Educational Internship Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at BMO Financial Group as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very engaging, challenging work, incredible opportunities for mentorship and personal growth, great pay, and a fantastic company culture! Cannot recommend this program enough!

    Cons

    None that I can think of! They even give you the opportunity to get involved outside of work at community events sponsored by the organization!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Product Specialist

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment. High level of expertese. Good MBA reimbursement policy

    Cons

    None that come to mind

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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