CGI Reviews

Updated July 1, 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 (6)

    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

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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. My first company and also the best company

    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer

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

    Pros

    Flexible timings and good support from team members and managers.

    Cons

    No cons. Everything is perfect in CGI.


  3. Company to work for long time

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at CGI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    More learning opportunities. if we have good consultation skills , right place to develop in management career as PM and consultants

    Cons

    No major problems. no encouragement for technical architects

    Advice to Management

    I would advice to focus on improving in identifying opportunities having technical experts


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  5. Good Place

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

    I have been working at CGI (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a good place to work

    Cons

    I cant think of anything on top of my mind


  6. Best company to work for and best HR team they have

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1: Good hike. Even if you have just joined you are eligible for hike
    2: Importance for personal growth
    3: Annual gifts and good leave structure.
    4: So many short term onsite

    Cons

    1: very less long term onsite.
    2: As in any company if you are stuck in less revenue project your growth wil also be stuck but you can learn enough.

    Advice to Management

    You people are mastering the art of management. Great work


  7. ETL Developer using Datastage, Teradata, Unix

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at CGI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    CMM 5 level company with cultured work environment

    Cons

    No work life balance
    have to work in 24*7 shift and even on weekends


  8. Best place to work and learn with fun and cool environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Business Analyst in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at CGI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Healthy environment, Positive atmosphere, seniors are always helpful , fun at work , healthy management, Many trainings are available internally and externally

    Cons

    Only thing that dissatisfies is, the name of the company is not famous to all,

    Advice to Management

    Everything is good and normal so no advice as of now.


  9. Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at CGI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Opportunity to work in different technologies


  10. System Administrator

    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at CGI

    Pros

    CGI is a good company

    Cons

    company had no draw backs, its a good company


  11. CGI

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Team Lead in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Support Team Lead in San Antonio, TX

    I have been working at CGI

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very Good Software Development Opportunities

    Cons

    Season Support Need More Projects

    Advice to Management

    Build Helpdesk Support



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