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Questrade Reviews in Toronto, ON

Updated November 18, 2014
Updated November 18, 2014
62 Reviews
4.1
62 Reviews
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Pros
  • A stepping stone to the financial industry (in 4 reviews)

  • Lots of parties, work environment is mostly neutral (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • As of now, I really cannot think of anything (in 2 reviews)

  • becoming more of a sales environment (in 2 reviews)

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  1.  

    good experience

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - New Accounts Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - New Accounts Specialist in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent learning opportunity, understanding of the capital markets and financial products

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of as of now

  2.  

    Risk & Credit Manager

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor, Risk & Credit in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Supervisor, Risk & Credit in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Questrade full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Exposure to all business arms of firm. Constant growth opportunities. Great management.

    Cons

    A smaller firm therefore working with limited resources can be a challenge at times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Highly motivated environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Outsourced Operations in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Outsourced Operations in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Questrade pays much better than other banks and offer exceptional benefit. Senior Management have tremendous talent and treat employee as asset.

    Cons

    Food court is bad in North American Centre. They should have moved to other office for expanding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    On the right track and periodically review salary to avoid losing good employees to big banks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great place to be innovative - ideas get across quickly, managers/directors are very understanding people that always try to provide you with personal room for growth

    Cons

    Coordination between different departments can be inefficient

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Back Office Administrator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Back Office Administrator in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Professional colleague, young and active culture, and many opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Food court doesn't have many options

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    One of a Kind

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing technical talent. Fast paced and challenging environment. Strong entrepreneurial spirit. Rapidly growing firm. Unique growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Bonus is acceptable but could be more competitive considering expectations and commitment level of senior staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Introduce more opportunities to share information with the staff and develop additional monetary rewards and recognition programs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Continuous learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Production Support in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - young, energetic, competitive, intriguing, competitive, fair, responsible, successful.
    - takes care of their employees
    - fair pay
    - high level of flexibility
    - Autonomy
    - your work leads to results and those results can be seen
    - great team environment

    Cons

    - other languages seem to be quite dominant

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Dynamic Company, managed well, with lots of growth opportunities!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Open Door Policy allows for employees to give input and recommendations on making a better employee, client, and business experience. Gives opportunity to growth and experience. Flexibility is available across departments within reasonable limits. Employee Education and Development Programs are excellent and available.

    Cons

    More Employee Perks/Reward Programs would be welcomed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep your doors open and continue listening to all departments, all people within the organization on what they have to say. This is why it is one of Canada's 50 Best well managed companies and continues to be. Collective communication, collaboration, teamwork between the departments helps to make each employee see their value in helping to make the company develop to what it can be so much faster. Keep in investing in your employees and your employee will invest in you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    great people and company culture

    Cons

    lack of formal guidelines and procedures

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up great work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    At Questrade, I start and end everyday with a smile.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Talent Management Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Talent Management Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Questrade as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very employee friendly company
    Independent and challenging work environment
    Many learning opportunities
    Friendly supervisors and managers

    Cons

    As of now, I really cannot think of anything.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to be this awesome

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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