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Helpful (2)

Only complaint is poor communication among mid-level employees across organization

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Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at BMO Financial Group

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Excellent leadership at executive level Great work-life balance collaborative, supportive team environment

Cons

In a word, bureaucracy (at the mid-level professional level) There are too many 'experts' (SMEs) in the mid-level roles throughout the company, and they must get involved in every decision that touches their role. Unfortunately, these experts typically serve to complicate things and are rarely able to provide an answer with involving other experts.

Advice to Management

Trim the fat at the mid-level corporate/T&O management levels.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    25 year career moving well until new Sr. Mgr practices nepotism forcing early retirement through bad performance reviews

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at BMO Financial Group

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    For the most part, excellent co-workers and managers. Top tier company. Access to tools and information providing opportunity for success.

    Cons

    Beware, a promotion into the wrong dept can result in a 25 year career coming to a quick end. One insecure manager can derail years of good work.

    Advice to Management

    Check the facts when a subordinate comes to you and wants to force a seasoned employee into early retirement. You may be letting the wrong person go.


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

    I worked at BMO Financial Group

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    --- Diverse culture --- people orientated --- have a real team work environment --- working time is flexible depending on your needs

    Cons

    --- compensation package is not that attractive --- Would move a large part of its headoffice to mississauga, which is a long way to commute

    Advice to Management

    Interview process is too long, maybe due the inefficiency of its official hiring agent (don't remember what it is called)


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