CGI Group
3.0 of 5 1,113 reviews
www.cgi.com Montreal, Canada 5000+ Employees

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Life is like a box of chocolates, but with CGI you always know what you're going to get

Consultant (Current Employee)
Fairfax, VA

I have been working at CGI Group

Pros- outstanding work/life balance to the point that it's easily feasible to take up a part-time job, attend grad classes, spend time with kids, etc.
- easy to take off work when necessary
- unlimited sick days
- team comraderie
- knowledgeable middle-management
- marketable starting salary
- relaxed and engaging employees

Cons- terrible training (often you are thrown to the wolves in a rather antiquated or faulty subsytem and your deliverable is within the day, and the technical training they have doesn't apply to your client)
- much desired Subject Matter Expert Framework
- promotion determination is vague
- learning levels off after around 5-7 months

Advice to Senior Management- more socials, nothing 3 months in between
- more care and compensation of staff (keep the benefits marketable and competitive throughout an employees career life line, not just starting)
- make people want to work there (CGI has the right elements and management needs to make the most of it, encourage workers with challenging work and a set standard for promotions)
- develop client specific training

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Company

Consultant (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at CGI Group


Pros: CGI takes care of employee's interests of work. Not too… Cons: A little difficult in communication when you are working onsite with the… Advice to Senior Management: The company is great to work with and provides good opportunity to individuals who have good skills… More

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It's not what it used to be!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at CGI Group


Pros: The colleagues are competent and hard-working! The company's upper-most leadership in… Cons: The local management is not attuned to the employees. Employees… Advice to Senior Management: Look at your turnover rates for employees. A serious brain drain is going on. Hiring inexperienced workers… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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