Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Reviews

Updated July 14, 2015
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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan President & CEO Ron Mock
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Pros
  • Good pay, good people, interesting investment philosophy (in 3 reviews)

  • As an intern, I had many opportunities to learn and network, it is definitely a good place to work at (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Location far from downtown (but rent is much cheaper) (in 2 reviews)

  • Too organized, rigid organization, too far from downtown, no real ambiance at work and my work was just too repetitive (in 2 reviews)

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  1. Workplace

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time

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

    Pros

    Excellent work-environment. laid-back. Good salary and benefits. Good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. No formal work from home policy. Performance review process not standardized.

    Advice to Management

    Look to incorporate feedback into policies and procedures. No parking lot for employees


  2. Awesome work culture

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management is open to employee opinions. There is a very open culture and collaboration is encouraged between colleagues. Overall a great place to work.

    Cons

    Location is far from the down town core and this makes commuting less than exciting.


  3. Fair compensation but high pressure

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SQA in North York, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - SQA in North York, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    high prestige place, good on resume, friendly staff, great pension plan, unionized.

    Cons

    tight deadlines, very political, not much room for growth as people stay there for life.


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  5. IF Coop

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly working environment Do not require much technical skills

    Cons

    Disappointing food court Lack of delegations

    Advice to Management

    Find the best in everyone


  6. OTPP IF Co-op

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    Great culture with great pay

    Cons

    Location. Yonge and Finch area is so far from downtown

    Advice to Management

    No complaints. OTPP is great.


  7. review

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    good reputation in the industry

    Cons

    much worse food court there than downtown toronto

    Advice to Management

    hire my junior staff


  8. I am the intern under investment department

    Former Employee - Ontario in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Ontario in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    people are really friendly. The working environment is pretty good.

    Cons

    Do not assign a lot tasks to intern


  9. Great for entry level but then move on

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    Current Employee - Ontario - ON
    Current Employee - Ontario - ON

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    opportunity to learn great coworkers good vacation and benefits

    Cons

    low salary compared to competitors high stress environment


  10. Amazing company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people and processes.

    Cons

    Flatter organization but opportunity to expand horizontally.


  11. Excellent place to be

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time

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

    Pros

    Convenient location. Positive company culture. Lots of great people.

    Cons

    Somewhat limited opportunities for career growth.



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