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Strong, diversified, growing company with career growth---if you put forth the effort

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

- Diversified company operating across many market segments. This provides long term stability and many opportunities horizontally and vertically within the company.
- Total compensation package is very competitive, especially for members with proven work ethic, hands-on experience, current and relevant industry certifications and college education.
- Sky is the limit on your career. Your manner of performance is recognized and rewarded.
- Company offers industry certification and education re-imbursement that supports your professional development goals.

Cons

- 401K match is not the greatest, but at least they have a plan, something is better than nothing.
- On-boarding a bit cumbersome and back office response to correct issues lags.
- The direct labor members, who generate some of the company's profit and whose work performance helps win re-competes, tend to get short end of profit sharing stick.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

- Keep up great work providing strong, diversified, growing company that creates jobs!
- Don't try to be smartest person in the room, pride is good, but it can get in the way of success; coach and mentor instead.
- Pass more profit participation (bonus) down to lower levels, highly compensated executives don't need it as much as some members, especially the ones working in economically depressed areas.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    If you like big companies, sure

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Washington, DC

    I have been working at CGI full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    -The benefits a large company can offer

    Cons

    -I joined a small businesses that over the years was purchased by others and ended up in CGI Federal. I find it very impersonal with a great amount of internal politics that hinders productivity and upward mobility. I'm moving over to a small company again.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quantity of employees does not equate to quality of a company. Your employees are your greatest asset and if you don't treat them properly, they will move on.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful

    Chaotic, disorganized company

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    Former Contractor - IT Consultant in Herndon, VA
    Former Contractor - IT Consultant in Herndon, VA

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

    Pros

    CGI Federal in Herndon is a fast paced work environment, with a mix of people and skills. Latest technologies and trends are used and it is a very active environment.

    Cons

    The teams are very disorganized and a chaotic environment. The project leaders and team leads do not delegate work well and work ends up being a chaotic mess.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It should not be a secret society. Everyone who works there should be able to make contributions and make recommnedations and know what is going on with the projects.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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