Government of Canada - Foreign Service | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Foreign Service"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Extensive travel, interesting files, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Lack of promotion opportunities, slow moving.

    Advice to Management

    Make it easier to fire non-performance and enable strong performers to advance faster.

    Government of Canada2016-12-19
  1. "Great place to work"

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    Former Contractor - IT Technician in Ontario, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Canada for less than a year

    Pros

    - Good pay - Good work/life balance

    Cons

    - Not much room for growth

    Government of Canada2019-08-30
  2. "Great place to work if you like structured environment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work with plenty of mobility

    Cons

    Overly rigid hierarchy where process is more important than results

    Advice to Management

    Allow people to take risks

    Government of Canada2018-07-27

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