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Good place to work

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Consultant
Former Employee - Senior Consultant

I worked at CGI full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

usually good work life balance; interesting work; fairly stable; competitive salary and benefits

Cons

unclear career ladder; lack of mentoring

Advice to Management

have more mentoring programs and better career ladder

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    BI Analyst

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    Former Contractor - BI Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Former Contractor - BI Analyst in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I worked at CGI as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great office just in front of the Bell Center, close to lots of restaurants and activities.

    Cons

    As a senior IT worker, CGI is not the place to go. Very boring work, lottttsssssss of immigrants who have been hired to fill up boring positions. People are and looked bored. I have worked as a permanent employe 12 years ago and recently as a contractor and it's worse than before. The main goal of CGI is to have people to bill their clients. They dont care about your hapiness but cares about having you do as much hours as possible so they can bill their clients accordingly. No remote work, no work-life balance advantages.

    Advice to Management

    By focusing only on hours billed you will slowly loose something that is very hard to replace, knowledgeable people. There is plenty of places to work in Montreal be carefull....


  2. Helpful (3)

    OK for short stay but not a career

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

    I worked at CGI full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Some good colleagues who mean well

    Cons

    Company is focussed on profit margin and billable time only; temporary layoffs (no severance pay) common. Overall leadership OK, Toronto leadership lacking. Employees who are favored are kept and promoted. Family members hired. System constraints and lots of spreadsheet work.


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