- Work/Life Balance
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
- Comp & Benefits
- Senior Management
I worked at DBRS full-timeDoesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEODoesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Coworkers, for the most part, are great people who will share in your endless struggle to stay sane. Even though the company inadvertently breeds a culture of mediocrity, the employees are smart and motivated people who are sadly constrained by upper management's inability to foster growth and/or the unwillingness to stand-up for more than their own paychecks. Good resume builder but definitely leave after two years. You may be able to travel to different offices in Toronto, NYC, London, and Chicago.
Upper management's only concern seems to be the product and their paychecks. They fail at motivating the young talent, keeping them motivated, and retaining them. The company's internship program is a joke, but it can help you get noticed at better companies. Keep this in mind because you'll most likely get replaced as soon as you graduate or your term ends. Human Resources needs to reevaluate whether or not they're truly helping the company's humans or just mindlessly following the robots in charge. Company preaches work-life balance but expects you to work overtime and/or as if you're an IB. Some employees work well into the night in fear of their manager's disapproval if they leave at "normal hours".
Advice to Management
Develop a new culture that doesn't except mediocrity. Reward people who actually work hard not who brown nose and appear "busy" when convenient.
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- No OfferNegative ExperienceAverage Interview
I applied online – interviewed at DBRS (Chicago, IL) in May 2015.
Panel of 3 - Senior VP (CMBS) and 2 senior financial analysts (1 was totally disinterested). PLEASE DO NOT EVEN CONSIDER THIS COMPANY FOR INTERNSHIP. THEY DON'T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT INTERNS.
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