Government of Canada
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www.canada.ca 5000+ Employees

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Working at government all depends on where you end-up

Research Engineer (Current Employee)
Ottawa, ON (Canada)

ProsGood benefits,
good life,
kind of safe job,
average salary,
possibility of promotion if you are willing to and f you are patient.

ConsEverything is way too slow,
Sometimes it could be hard to find good people to teach you new things

Advice to Senior ManagementCare about at least a bit about young people. They are those who are the most likely willing to work hard.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    You would think that government jobs would be the ideal work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Government of Canada as a contractor


    Pros: -great pay -sick pay and personal days (if you are actually… Cons: -mostly seasonal contracts (so not many permanent jobs) -seems like they give a lot of the better (or higher) jobs to minorities instead of judging everyone… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great place to work

    Communications Advisor (Current Employee)
    Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Great benefits include a pension, sick and family related leave (with pay), flexible work hours, pay for… Cons: The pay is lower than in the private sector. They are very bureaucratic - things take way longer to happen than they should. It… Advice to Senior Management: Learn to be more flexible - life doesn't always fit into a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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