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Stable but bureacratic. Worth the pension

Analyst (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

ProsThe Pension and benefits are very good with a good work-life balance. There is ample job security even though some departments are laying people off at the moment

ConsLow morale
Progression to Management is sometimes based on how long you've been there instead of skills at leading people

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't micro-manage

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Socio-economic Analyst (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Government of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: In general, the government focuses on "process" so if you're results-driven, it may be difficult to adapt to the work environment. Take things slowly and… Cons: I frown at ineffective ways of doing work that's been engrained through generations and generations of government workers. For instance, booking a business trip can… Advice to Senior Management: Please devote more time to providing feedbacks to your team… More

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    Great pension promises, but frustrating work environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros: Nice benefits package, safe working environment (people are are very… Cons: You see a lot of wasting of money and can not do anything about it.… Advice to Senior Management: You have hired 'the best and the brightest', let them… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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