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Desjardins Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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Pros
  • The amazing work & life balance (in 30 reviews)

  • Excellentes conditions de travail, et tr (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Not agressive in its management style, not straight forward (in 5 reviews)

  • Sometime poor management, could be better (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good Job, Crappy Hours"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work Events, Co-workers, Direct Managers, Community Involvement

    Cons

    Some Micromanaging
    hard to commute to

    Advice to Management

    Be more lexible on the hours


  2. "Great company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Desjardins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Has a family atmosphere, you really feel like they care about you. I rarely do any overtime and if you do, you are paid.

    Cons

    Outdated Microsoft products on windows 7, lots of work politics involved and you have to be careful with how you talk, you can get caught in the middle of a war.


  3. "Great Employer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The work atmosphere and the team are great.

    Cons

    The office space could be improved.


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  5. "Okay place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Desjardins full-time

    Pros

    Stable company, adequate benefits, well maintained offices, small groups

    Cons

    High turnover in capital markets and resulting lack of management focus, limited development opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Focus on a more consistent employment base, development programs and benefits


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    "Great Bank to Work For"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FLORIDA in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Current Employee - FLORIDA in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Desjardins full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Generous benefits and opportunities for training and development

    Cons

    Opportunities for advancement are limited due to the size of the complay

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work; keep the employees engaged and interested in their work


  7. "Good Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, acting in the best interests of the participants.

    Cons

    Salary, lack of opportunities if you are not bilingual.

    Advice to Management

    Faster problem solving, Changes take a long time because the organization has a specific hierarchy.


  8. "Bank Teller"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, good salary

    Cons

    Management makes weird decisions that don't help the company


  9. "Unique experience around an environment of diverse people."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tso in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Tso in Rochester, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Desjardins part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reasonable income, Interpersonal experience, Part-Time Benefits,

    Cons

    Strong Availability, Consistent Training, Intense Supervision, High-Risk Involvement, False Identification

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  10. "Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Desjardins full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Decent Pay, Flexible Management Style

    Cons

    Company is still growing. Contracts aren't very consistent.


  11. "Good company to work in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Desjardins part-time

    Pros

    A lot of team work and challenging tasks
    Work life balance

    Cons

    Salaries and bonuses are low



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