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3.8
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92%
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Desjardins CEO Guy Cormier
Guy Cormier
216 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexibility offered allows work-life balance(in 51 reviews)

  • "fis stimulants, des conditions de travail avantageuses, un employeur humain(in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • "la charge de travail et au stress de l'emploi(in 16 reviews)

  • "You speak only french and the older staff not so nice(in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to work for"

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

    I worked at Desjardins full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Given time to learn new things

    Cons

    You dont get to choose which project to work on

    Desjardins2018-02-09
  2. "Great experience to learn"

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    Former Employee - Equity Research Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Desjardins full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    - Small teams, which gives a lot of growth opportunities - Excellent benefits - Very entrepreneurial culture with a lot of freedom to publish - Great team atmosphere

    Cons

    - Lack of support from Desjardins platform to monetize your ideas - Lack of comprehension from senior management towards capital markets division

    Desjardins2018-01-24
  3. "Do not go there"

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    Former Employee - Compliance 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Desjardins full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    To be paid a salary

    Cons

    Best employees are overworked Annual evaluation results depending on if you are friend with your manager or not. Harrashment from management

    Advice to Management

    Open your eyes!!!

    Desjardins2017-08-11
  4. "Good Job, Crappy Hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Desjardins

    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

    Desjardins2017-01-30
  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Desjardins full-time for more than 2 years

    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.

    Desjardins2016-10-23
  6. "Okay place to work"

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    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

    Desjardins2016-08-24
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Bank to Work For"

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    Current Employee - FLORIDA in Hallandale Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Desjardins full-time for more than 4 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

    Desjardins2015-09-10
  8. "Good Employer"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Desjardins

      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.

      Desjardins2015-08-24
    • "Bank Teller"

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

      I have been working at Desjardins

      Pros

      Good work/life balance, good salary

      Cons

      Management makes weird decisions that don't help the company

      Desjardins2015-04-13
    • "Unique experience around an environment of diverse people."

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      Former Employee - Tso in Rochester, NY
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I worked at Desjardins part-time for more 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

      Desjardins2015-04-20
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