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Updated Apr 1, 2014

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3.1 7 reviews

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada Minister Jason Kenney

Jason Kenney

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83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Pretty good

    Support Service Agent (Former Employee) Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    ProsMet a lot of great people that constantly encouraged me to pursue my goals.
    It was a really great student job.
    Very organized atmosphere

    ConsSome regular permanent staff knew they could take advantage of all the work the students were doing.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't treat student positions as second class citizens

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Typical Government Department

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAbility to work overseas if your fortunate to get bridged in.

    ConsUnclear hiring practices. Organization doesn't hire enough staff to fit operational needs and very little permanent positions are available. Organization relies solely on casual staff which reduces operational performance.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire more permanent staff and eliminate casual employment all together. Fix the hiring practices and make it more transparent.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good but you get a lot of strange colleagues

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsQuiet, good work environment, reasonable equipment

    ConsStrange people, stressful due to poor communication, continuous changes to structure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people, poor technology. Review by a software developer

    Software Developer (Current Employee) Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    ProsExcellent and helpful co-workers
    Wonderful and nice managers
    Tons of flexibility

    ConsUses ancient technology
    Limited group development

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to create a more open engineering process that isn't filled with so much red tape.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Its better days are behind it.

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

    ProsVery interesting and diverse clientele.

    ConsExtremely top-down management style has removed all innovation and creativity.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut the greater good ahead of your own.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Decent for coop

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay for coop job
    chance to job shadow many other departments
    appreciative managers
    friendly staff
    benefits are good for indetermintes only (I scoreed it low because I was not one)

    Constedious and menial jobs
    can get very boring after only a few days
    casual/term/indeterminate status make it difficult for entry levels to rise up
    low job security if you are not indeterminate

    Advice to Senior Managementhave better communication channels between deparments to make things more efficient

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

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    Great Job

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery interesting work, a lot of nice people, endless variety in work, learn new things every day.

    ConsThe office is closing so there are no jobs any longer.

    – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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