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Government of Canada Analyst Reviews

Updated Jan 15, 2020

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Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
16 Ratings
  1. "Program Manager Job"

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    Current Employee - Consulting Systems Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits, flexible hours

    Cons

    Work environment can be stressful

    Government of Canada2020-01-15
  2. "XXX"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are good benefits including vacation time

    Cons

    There are long hours frequently

    Government of Canada2020-01-07
  3. "Great place!"

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    Former Employee - Policy Analyst in Gatineau, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Government of Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of advancement opportunities withing the Government

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, hierarchy but inevitable in such a big place

    Government of Canada2020-01-05
  4. "Enjoyable Internship"

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    Former Intern - Data Analyst in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Government of Canada for less than a year

    Pros

    Working with a diverse group of people Relatively Easy to Find Mentors Laid-back atmosphere

    Cons

    Large bureaucratic structure can make it hard to stand out

    Government of Canada2019-12-27
  5. "Help analyze IT related problems, especially related to hardware (e.g. servers)."

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    Former Employee - Support Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Government of Canada part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent job security and freedom to do what you want.

    Cons

    Growth potential very limited. It is hard to promote consistently, if at all.

    Government of Canada2019-12-04
  6. "It's government"

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    Current Employee - Policy Analyst 

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Good money, benefits, the work is pretty interesting

    Cons

    heavy bureaucracy, lots of red tape, unimaginative leadership, archaic office culture (in some places--not everywhere)

    Government of Canada2019-12-14
  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Malware Analyst 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Good work/ home balance, alot better than in private

    Cons

    Salary not competitive, better in the private sector

    Government of Canada2019-11-23
  8. "Great benefits, sometimes there is too little work or exposure to a variety of tasks"

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    Current Employee - Policy Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great benefits, working on tangible issues for Canadians

    Cons

    hard to progress, need french after a certain level

    Government of Canada2019-11-21
  9. "Good career, lots of red tape"

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    Former Contractor - Policy Analyst 

    I worked at Government of Canada for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - good pay - good benefits

    Cons

    - Phoenix pay system - red tape

    Government of Canada2019-11-04
  10. "Great place to work for your whole career"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best pension you can get outside of military/police/firefighter

    Cons

    Same as all large companies

    Government of Canada2019-11-04
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