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Found 128 reviews

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CIBC World Markets CEO Richard W. Nesbitt
Richard W. Nesbitt
52 Ratings
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  • "Mediocre salary, work sometimes involves long hours(in 10 reviews)

  • "Lack of Global Platform on anything, Work Life Balance lacking, Poor Culture in some departments(in 5 reviews)

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  1. Great place

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Great group of people, really competitive pay

    Cons

    Lesser known firm, unknown reputation

    Advice to Management

    Keep expanding US operations and reach for the stars. Love this place

  2. full-time in IB for 4 years

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    good development opportunities, pay is on high end for Bay Street

    Cons

    work a lot, layoffs (which are somewhat expected)

    Advice to Management

    train juniors better so they don't leave

  3. Investment Banking

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Great platform. Collegial Environment. Competitive Pay.

    Cons

    Less structured. Multiple re-orgs and management changes.

  4. CIBC

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, people,

    Cons

    Compensation, US strategy a work in progress

    Advice to Management

    Develop a US strategy and pay market level

  5. Lots of bureacracy

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

      Pros

      The are slow to make changes, which works to your advantage if you are worried about job security

      Cons

      They are slow to make changes which is bad if you want changes to made to improve the performance of the group

      Advice to Management

      Please help break up the old boys club of upper management and promote younger more hungry employees.

    • Director

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      Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great team, welcoming culture, streamlined hiring process

      Cons

      Vulnerable to Us regulations, did not take advantage of financial crisis by hiring talent

    • Executive Director

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

        Pros

        The people I worked with were smart and capable, and in general worked together well.

        Cons

        There were some dysfunctions in the management of my unit.

      • Quantitative Manager

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Disapproves of CEO

        I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

        Pros

        People are nice and professional.

        Cons

        Upward promotion is very limited.

      • Executive Director

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

        Pros

        culture, global reach and diversity

        Cons

        not may opportunities for advancement

        Advice to Management

        accelerate US growth strategy

      • Excellent Experience

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        Current Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time for more than 4 years

        Pros

        Great culture. Analyst are given a tremendous amount of responsibility throughout the entire deal cycle. Excellent compensation.

        Cons

        Not a bulge bracket bank.

        Advice to Management

        Continue to hire quality talent. Focus on retention.

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