Government of Canada Career Development FAQ

Read what Government of Canada employees think about career development at the company. Employees have questions about everything from promotions and mentoring to job security.

Government of Canada has a career opportunities rating of 3.8.

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7 English questions out of 7

June 25, 2021

How are the career development opportunities at Government of Canada?

Pros

Good work culture and great opportunity to move up in the department

Cons

Slightly unorganized leadership which made work a littl challenging

Good work culture and great opportunity to move up in the department

June 25, 2021

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November 29, 2020

What kind of career opportunities exist at Government of Canada?

Pros

Good pension, benefits, opportunities for advancement

Cons

Low innovation, slow pace, bureaucratic decisions

Good pension, benefits, opportunities for advancement

November 29, 2020

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January 11, 2021

Does Government of Canada have any mentoring programs?

Pros

great coaching, networking, good way to get your foot in the door

Cons

none, i loved working here since the very beginning

great coaching, networking, good way to get your foot in the door

January 11, 2021

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October 12, 2020

How are promotions handled at Government of Canada?

Pros

Great benefits, stability, upward mobility, and there are some really interesting teams with wonderful managers

Cons

Aspects of your work can be slow, and some teams may not have engaging work. There is not a lot of incentive to perform, and some managers aren't interested in developing their staff/teams.

Great benefits, stability, upward mobility, and there are some really interesting teams with wonderful managers

October 12, 2020

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May 14, 2020

How do employees feel about their professional development opportunities at Government of Canada?

Pros

good pay, benefits, good team, lots of overtime, flexible, lots of training

Cons

unorganized at times, short staffed, pay system is hit and miss,

good pay, benefits, good team, lots of overtime, flexible, lots of training

May 14, 2020

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