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3.6
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84%
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BMO Financial Group CEO Darryl White
Darryl White
223 Ratings
Pros
  • "great work life balance and flexibility(in 153 reviews)

  • "Very friendly work environment with ability to apply for full-time positions within BMO(in 142 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Investment Associate 

      I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

      Pros

      Positive management and work environment

      Cons

      None at this time yet

    • "Great place to work"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 9 years

        Pros

        Bonus program is very good

        Cons

        Management changes happen to frequently

      • "Good Culture and Smart People"

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        Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Good culture and people with whom with whom to work. US is a notable growth area and strong market opportunities exist.

        Cons

        Typical issues associated with larger financial institutions - can be a bit process heavy and inefficient.

        Advice to Management

        Continue to look for areas that can be streamlined.

      • "No growth, no future"

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        Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Naperville, IL
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Decent salary for regular employees Friendly environment Great benefits

        Cons

        Executives are very disconnected from employees HR does not help for growth Absolutely no work-life balance No ability to see future path and in the recent layoffs it's difficult to plan a career here

        Advice to Management

        There is so many layers of management employees feel disconnected. Managers in certain areas have no plans for their staff.

      • "Cool"

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        Current Employee - Admissions Counselor in Detroit, MI
        Recommends
        Negative Outlook

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Be nice to people who like

        Cons

        Hard work atmosphere and not nice

        Advice to Management

        Be good to people they say

      • "Service Manager"

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        Former Employee - Service Manager 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

        Pros

        Fast Growing bank, great benefits,

        Cons

        Service Manager were the most under valued employees of the company, but did the most at the branch level

        Advice to Management

        See what your frontline does

      • "Bad Management"

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        Current Employee - Associate in Jersey City, NJ
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        laid back company, no to much peasure

        Cons

        the management will blame you for all mistakes if they don't like you. It is 100% politics here.

      • "Great Firm, But Swims with Sharks"

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        Current Employee - Credit & Portfolio Risk Manager in New York, NY
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 2 years

        Pros

        Great People and Fair Hours. Good learning environment and fostering development.

        Cons

        Direction of firm changed too much. Underpaid for experience level and limited promotions for new hires.

        Advice to Management

        A more accelerated promotion cycle that mirrors other firms on Wall Street. Otherwise, good employees will hop for better pay and promotions.

      • "Good Place to work"

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        Current Employee - Director 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

        Pros

        Great environment to work, good middle Management

        Cons

        Behind its marketplace, poor technology for workers

      • "Underpaid - undervalued - underutilized"

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        Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner 
        Doesn't Recommend
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 6 years

        Pros

        Great networking opportunities, internal training opportunities, work life balance

        Cons

        Paid under near term competitors, limited growth

        Advice to Management

        Pay for performance - pay for your employees, don’t settle for a median payscale. Favoritism by senior leadership is highly evident.

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