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Canada Revenue Agency Reviews

Updated June 17, 2018
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Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay
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Pros
  • "Good pay , good work life balance" (in 68 reviews)

  • "Fantastic work environment if you get a good team leader to work for" (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • "Too much red tape in the public service" (in 12 reviews)

  • "Hard to move up to management positions" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Testing Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Good pay , good work life balance

    Cons

    Nothing to complain about. Non cons


  2. "Good for work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance is pretty good

    Cons

    Pay and compensation needs to improve

    Advice to Management

    Increase compensation

  3. "Project Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Great for students

    Cons

    Bureaucracy
    Slow paced
    Ceiling for Anglophone speakers


  4. "Collections"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    relaxed, friendly, learning opportunity, freedom, challenging

    Cons

    parking fee, slow-paced, far, term, freedom


  5. "Great place to work if you like sitting down"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic management and supportive friendly co-workers. Lots of training and support provided to give you confidence in doing your job well. Overall, a great experience.

    Cons

    Not the kind of job for you if you're active and don't like sitting down for long hours. That's the nature of the job, otherwise nothing wrong with it.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. I think the management is great, at least with the office I was working at.


  6. "Team leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great salary at lower levels

    Cons

    Management and executive pay isn't comparable with market


  7. "Review Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1) Flexible work schedule
    2) Comfortable work environment

    Cons

    1) Difficult to move up
    2) Systems are not integrated enough

  8. "Typical government job"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    No stress. Low quota and easy to manage.

    Cons

    No flexible hours. Everyone is lazy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your hard working employees.


  9. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefis/pension, great people, and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and it's hard to move up.

    Advice to Management

    Get the right managers in place.


  10. "Toxic environment at Collections Verification Branch"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    If you can make friends with the right people, life will be swell

    Cons

    If co-workers that have influence over management dislike you. Better watch your back.

    Advice to Management

    Find some work to do.


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