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Great benefits, bonuses, and professional environment!

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Former Employee - Investment Services Representative in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
Former Employee - Investment Services Representative in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

I worked at Royal Bank of Canada full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- Excellent management, I never worked for a company that had this level of professional management -they were all awesome! - Good work environment here -many of the staff are career focused and want to move up. - Competitive atmosphere but employees generally do not step on each others toes. - Many of my former co-workers including myself were able to move to more senior roles with RBC and other firms as a result of Direct Investing experience. Good reputation in industry. - Management will help you in your career development if you ask. Job shadows with other departments, special projects, courses. - This is a very good starter position for B.Comm and BBA graduates with some experience. Perfect position for students that want to complete CFA -you get real world exposure to financial markets. - All CSI courses were were paid for if you passed, $1000 was provided towards CFA as well. - Lots of interdepartmental transfers, (back office, outbound team, email team, processing) - If you reach the outstanding, or exceptional performance level, bonuses are excellent (10-20% of base pay). Solid bonus for standard performers. - Excellent company direction and focus. RBC's reputation stands out and when you work for them you really feel like you are with the biggest bank -sense of pride that you work for #1.

Cons

- Base salary is low but on par with industry pay. - Difficult to get promoted within department as there are only so many team leaders and managers (however, lots of outside opportunities within RBC Financial Group). - Some of the systems are outdated as is the case with most financial institutions.

Advice to Management

- None, great job!

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

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Open environment, supportive colleagues ready to answer questions, realistic expectations, knowledge of a large successful organization behind your back

    Cons

    Extremely structured and oftentimes rigid, difficulty in moving from one line of business to another, a lot of unnecessary political interactions to achieve something


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    Former Intern - Associate, Global Markets in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Associate, Global Markets in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Canada as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    they assisted interns always had networking events and always met with other interns

    Cons

    the work given was monotomus


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