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"Politics, unfriendly management, soul sucking work"

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Current Employee - Tax Auditor in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Current Employee - Tax Auditor in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

For most jobs in CRA, you are granted a true 9 to 5 job with flexible hours and great health benefits. The pay is overly generous for some positions while a bit under paid for others. It gets very easy to become comfortable with your financial situation.

Cons

Being a new employee at this organization automatically makes you feel like a second class citizen. The union will not care about you, management sees you as the easiest target to layoff to reduce budget as you will have no employment rights, promotions and career ladders are muddled by office politics and seniority, the coworkers you work with are frequently not qualified to do their jobs. Contracts are given out with 3 to 4 month terms after the initial 1 year contract and extensions are routinely given out during the last week of the current contract before it expires.

Advice to Management

Gain the ability to communicate to your employees. Every time we find out about layoffs and workforce adjustment from the news, the moral in the office shatters. Sometimes telling your employees that you will uphold the minimal legal responsibilities to keep your employment doesn't inspire any confidence the employee has for the organization.

Other Employee Reviews for Canada Revenue Agency

  1. "A great place to create, nice environment first class management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Project Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Systems Project Manager in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    professional environment, recognition of yor work, advancement

    Cons

    Some people think you are just a tax collector

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "a great place to work for stability"

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    Former Employee - Client Services Agent in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Client Services Agent in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work if stability is what you need

    Cons

    less variety of tasks; government officials


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