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Government of Canada Analyst Reviews

Updated Feb 10, 2020

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Justin Trudeau
16 Ratings
  1. "Excellent job"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great government benefits such as pension, vacation etc.

    Cons

    A lot of office politics.

    Government of Canada2019-07-12
  2. "FI - Senior Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pension, benefits, competitive pay, job stability.

    Cons

    Policy framework, slow to adapt and change, slow pace.

    Government of Canada2019-07-02
  3. "Fast-paced, always changing work space"

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    Current Contractor - Junior Policy Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada for less than a year

    Pros

    Management are keenly aware of thier responsibilities and duty of care to thier staff.

    Cons

    Little opportunity for promotion within local office

    Government of Canada2019-06-24
  4. "Positive"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Option to work in area of choosing, benefits, flex work

    Cons

    Slow decision making and improper stakeholder analysis.

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    Government of Canada2019-06-01
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Socio-Economics Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Socio-economic Analyst in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome team with lots of help for new employee, over the top benefit and pension plan

    Cons

    its government job so expect slow progress

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    Government of Canada2019-04-03
  6. "Senior Policy Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Scientist/Policy Analyst in Ottawa, ON

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

    Pros

    Job security is about the best pro

    Cons

    Management, lack of opportunities for innovation and creative thought

    Government of Canada2019-04-23
  7. "Programmer Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good colleagues, good work life balance

    Cons

    Some project managers are not very good and micro managers

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    Government of Canada2018-12-27
  8. "Government of Canada"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Edmonton, AB

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

    Pros

    Very little is expected of you. You may be bored. However they will pay you every two weeks regardless.

    Cons

    They micro manage. They don't trust their employees. They hire their own - people that remind themselves of them.

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    Government of Canada2018-12-23
  9. "Great job if you like stability"

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    Former Employee - Policy Analyst in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Great pay Great benefits Ongoing training

    Cons

    Routine Red Tape Boring Promote based on years of experience, not merit.

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    Government of Canada2018-10-29
  10. "Senior Analyst"

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

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

    Pros

    Digital transformation and Change Management

    Cons

    Too many processes and approval process is long

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    Government of Canada2018-10-28

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