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BMO Financial Group Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jan 11, 2020

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BMO Financial Group Chief Operating Officer Darryl White
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  1. "Amazing"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment and great people.

    Cons

    Communication between management and employees could be clearer.

    BMO Financial Group2019-08-28
  2. "Item Processor, Service Rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cedarburg, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great pay . easy going work environment, everyone is friendly and really understanding

    Cons

    They hire on who comes and goes so if your looking to change hours later on won't be easy

    BMO Financial Group2019-04-22
  3. "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

    BMO Financial Group2019-02-23
  4. "Great Oppertunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - AML Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group for less than a year

    Pros

    Casual and productive work environment.

    Cons

    Lots of typing, if that's not your strong point.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work and support.

    BMO Financial Group2018-10-11
  5. "Mostly a great expereience"

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

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Best things about BMO 1). Financial security of a Canadian bank. 2). Management willing to listen to everyone 3). Management (usually) makes you feel like you are part of the team 4). Bonus is quite competitive- and company has paid out the bonus through the financial crisis 5). Career advancement opportunity (until you reach a senior level- than you are SOL) 6). Smaller bank, while offering services of top ten bank 7). Inclusive work environment.

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    Cons

    1). Many jobs are in Toronto, if you are not willing to relocate, the jobs choices may be limited 2). Management listens to everyone- decisions can take a while to make 3). Year to year raises are modet 4). Cluture of Canada sometimes clashes with US culture 5). Knowledge of Canadian regulations may be necessary.

    Advice to Management

    Consider investing into employees in Chicago.. expand training and educational opportunities.

    BMO Financial Group2018-09-13
  6. "good bank to work for"

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    Customer Service Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    good work environment and good training

    Cons

    I feel that I have a lot of pressure to do sales with this position

    Advice to Management

    provide more training to employees and less sales pressure

    BMO Financial Group2018-08-17
  7. "BMO Global Asset Management Analyst Intern"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment with ability to apply for full-time positions within BMO

    Cons

    Can be difficult to apply to other departments after internship

    BMO Financial Group2018-08-03
  8. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good partners, relaxed work environment

    Cons

    Insufficient documentation for procedures, slow pace and lack of urgency

    BMO Financial Group2018-06-05
  9. "Customer Service Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Enthusiastic and diversified team, excellent managers, fun and challenging working atmosphere (I like it when the working environment challenges us to think outside the box), great team spirit

    Cons

    Long working hours, inflexible shift timings

    BMO Financial Group2017-06-17
  10. "Senior Solution Developer"

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    Recommends

    I worked at BMO Financial Group

    Pros

    Good, professional working environment. The colleagues in the office I shared it with worked as a good team. The rate was reasonable at the time I was working there. Everybody worked hard but, in general, having a good balance between work and life.

    Cons

    Not much to say for this matter.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the way it is.

    BMO Financial Group2017-06-12
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