Government of Canada

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Cool place to work

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Government of Canada as an intern (more than an year)

Pros

Life/work balance and benefits are the best

Cons

Change policies everyday, Brucracy, hard to get in

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great working environment for scientists and professionnals

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    Current Employee - Research Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Research Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Great challenges, good benefits. Truly multi-cultural experience.

    Cons

    Salary below private sector. Very bureaucratic (frustrating) environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop micro-managing and don't get on the political bandwagon. Be transparent and open.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable but bureacratic. Worth the pension

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    The 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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't micro-manage

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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