BMO Financial Group

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BMO Financial Group Reviews in Canada

Updated Jul 29, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.2 342 reviews

71% Approve of the CEO

BMO Financial Group President and CEO, BMO Financial and Director Bill Downe

Bill Downe

(154 ratings)

64% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

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

  • Good benefits- especially 6 Weeks parental leave, (in 22 reviews)


Cons
  • Bad work life balance in others (in 9 reviews)

  • The sales targets are ridiculous and very hard to meet month by month (in 16 reviews)

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    loan collector, you need to have good persuasive skill and patients to do this job. but the location is in Mississauga.

    Loan Collector (Current Employee) Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    Prosmy manager is very nice, people around me helped me a lot.

    Conswage not too high, heard that it is lower than other major banks.

    Advice to Senior Managementnot too much room for personal growth, but it is good entry level work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company that allows you to balance work and life.

    Senior Applications Software Developer (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsGood compensation package and a lot of opportunities to learn. Managers encourage you to learn. Stability and job security, most of the people I met have been working for BMO for long time.

    ConsSalary is lower than other company in the same sector for some positions.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSalary compensation needs to be revised.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Overall nice environment to work in

    Investment Advisor (Former Employee)

    ProsGood variety of interesting people work at BMO. The environment I've worked in was a call centre for investments. It was a nice place to work in, especially for the friendly coworkers you meet there.

    Conscertain IT systems would need to be updated and the salary may be slightly less than the competition.

    Advice to Senior Managementflexible work hours are good for employee satisfaction.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Excellent place to work and learn

    Systems Support (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsNice working culture and good pay

    ConsLack of training and career advancement opportunities

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    It's alright, not amazing but not too bad.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsNice co-workers, very friendly. base pay is not competitive at all.

    Conslike other corporate.. very politics

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    Ok place to work for but nothing exceptional

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros-Great people to work with.
    -Good work/life balance, there is flexibility.

    Cons-Management has no clue as to what they are doing. Scrambling to be at the forefront but at times lacking direction.
    -No room for advancement
    -Compensation is a bit on the low end

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    BMO full of values but too politicized to implement.

    Manager (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsPays high but their values are not what they practice.

    ConsToo political from top to down

    Advice to Senior ManagementDo not play politic and check on your direct reports as well as managers by getting to know well and in person the people working for them

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    PCPO is a hell hole

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsPeople are ok, but they only look out for number one.

    Work hours are flexible

    ConsPeople are over worked and take their anger out on the bathroom floors

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    Hard work doesn't pay

    Business Analyst (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsIf you can get a permanent position that's good, stock option helps saving. Get the experience and then move on for better pay.

    ConsFavoritism is over the top. Pay increases are pathetic, no where near the cost of living; in ratio to what upper management and executives receive it is very sad. Minimal training opportunities.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    tech support

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsBig name, nice people and money is ok

    Conspoor management,and managers never think about thire people thinking.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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