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Canada Revenue Agency Reviews

Updated December 3, 2017
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Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay
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  1. "Summer Student"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    -Good Work Life Balance
    -Depending on the student level assigned, good pay for a first-year student

    Cons

    -Processes are sometimes too slow to get a simple task done
    -Could provide more responsibilities to students

    Advice to Management

    - Conduct monthly meeting with all students to get input and how to improve student experience.


  2. "Audit Student"

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

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency as an intern

    Pros

    Very chill work environment
    learned a lot

    Cons

    not a lot of work to do

  3. "Good work experience"

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    Former Employee - Co-Op Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Co-Op Student in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and health insurance and benefits.

    Cons

    There is a high level of bureaucracy for approvals.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the red tape


  4. "Auditor"

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    Former Contractor - Auditor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - Auditor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great exposure to many different business

    Cons

    Had to comply with a lot of inefficient procedures


  5. "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.


  6. "Audit student"

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    Former Intern - Summer Student
    Former Intern - Summer Student

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

    Pros

    Great exposure
    They give a lot of trust to students
    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Didn't have a lot to do
    Employees are stuck in their ways

    Advice to Management

    Make employees more engaging


  7. "Taxpayer Services Agent"

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    Former Intern - Taxpayer Services Agent in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Intern - Taxpayer Services Agent in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great flexibility and work life balance
    - Very welcoming and supportive work environment
    - Good compensation and benefits
    - provides a pathway further opportunities internally

    Cons

    - Very Bureaucratic
    - Job deals with unreasonable clientele who can be verbally abusive

  8. "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.


  9. "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.


  10. "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


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