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Updated August 28, 2015
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CGI President, CEO, and Director Mike Roach
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Pros
  • better work-life balance relative to other consulting firms (in 146 reviews)

  • Members are given plenty of freedom to work from home (in 106 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is hit or miss depending on your project (in 44 reviews)

  • Career growth as slow as no growth at all (in 42 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (10)

    Great work culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Consultant in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Executive Consultant in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good folks to work with. Management / Team members were helpful and made work not feel like work. Corporate environment balances work and personal life very well. Goals are reasonable and well thought out for optimum performance. Career growth was emphasized.

    Cons

    Not much to say here. Just regular nit-picking stuff.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the balance between office and personal life of employees. This really helped me want to give 100% to my work.


  2. Marketing Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Product Marketing Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working for CGI was such a pleasure. Great employees, working environment, and your day was never boring always changing and challenging.

    Cons

    I wish Upper Management had better communication through out the department.


  3. Business analyst

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very good company to work with

    Cons

    Company is good and I have no complaints.


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  5. Helpful (3)

    Best job I've ever had

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Troy, AL
    Current Employee - Consultant in Troy, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Work from home lifestyle. Even though I'm yet to meet my teammates we all have a great working relationship. Amazing benefits, and great support from the team. The job itself can have some stress at times, but for the most part it's awesome.

    Cons

    The only negative I would say is that there is limited training. They usually tell you this in your interview. You get assigned a "buddy" who will help you learn the job. Fortunately I had an awesome person train me so I have learned my job well.


  6. Great Work Life Balance

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Pay and benefits are reasonable and depend on your expertise. Clear structure and expectations from management and corporate with interesting clients and projects to choose from especially if you are willing to travel.

    Cons

    No reals cons if you are prepared to work in a high paced environment where effective solutions for the client are a priority and establishing a relationship that will lead to a long term presence for CGI.


  7. LMP/AWRDS Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent place to work, and a great environment for progress and movement.

    Cons

    There are no cons for CGI. Great place.


  8. Good place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Exposure with many aspects of L1 troubleshooting e.g. autosys, oracle, unix.

    Cons

    Can be a bit micro managing at times.


  9. programmer

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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great environment, smart people to work with

    Cons

    none at the time of my employment


  10. Very Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - SharePoint Administrator in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - SharePoint Administrator in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CGI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are in line with what's out there. I've only been with the company two months. I work remotely from the corporate office.

    Cons

    They have several sites that are a challenge to access. There is no single sign-on between them. You have to re-enter your logins and you may need to enter different logins depending on which site you access.

    Advice to Management

    Definitely fix the site access so it just takes one sign-on. Consolidate the training required for new employees. How much of the training is truly necessary?


  11. Lead Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CGI full-time

    Pros

    good company to work with CGI

    Cons

    Its good all about for CGI



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