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Canada Revenue Agency Reviews

Updated October 11, 2017
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  • Too much red tape in the public service (in 11 reviews)

  • The senior management isn't great and halts a lot of progress (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "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


  2. "CRA Review"

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    Former Employee - Web Developer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Web Developer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment for learning. Manager is not always on your back for work.

    Cons

    - Repetitive routine
    - Too much testing
    -Expected to learn on your own

    Advice to Management

    Include new interns in main projects.

  3. "Tax Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Place to work for.

    Cons

    No Cons in my experience.


  4. "Co-op Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, great work life balance

    Cons

    A lot of downtime, need to keep yourself busy.


  5. "Auditor"

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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

    Great pay, excellent benefits, job security

    Cons

    red tape, lot of politics, independent thought not always encouraged.


  6. "Bilingual Taxpayer Services Agent"

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

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency part-time

    Pros

    pay, flexible schedule, good work/life balance, work is done once you leave the office for the day, good training.

    Cons

    repetitive, dry material, bureaucratic organization


  7. "Business analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    easy
    good hours
    low stress
    good benefits
    good people

    Cons

    boring
    no career progression
    bad area
    high security
    bad reward incentices

  8. "Auditor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, Supportive mentor system

    Cons

    There is no Cons. Great environment.


  9. "Great place to work!"

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    Current Employee - Computer Audit Specialist in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Computer Audit Specialist in Winnipeg, MB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic work environment if you get a good team leader to work for. Excellent benefits and vacation time and pension. Flex time and compressed time work weeks. Co-workers are all very good.

    Cons

    Too much red tape in the public service. Not enough room for creativity as all work must be done exactly the same to ensure consistency.


  10. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, pension, work life balance

    Cons

    People are lazy. Not much work gets done


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