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BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated 25 September, 2018
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BMO Financial Group Chief Operating Officer Darryl White
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Pros
  • "great work life balance and flexibility" (in 142 reviews)

  • "good work ethics, great work environment" (in 129 reviews)

Cons
  • "Below average salary, little work life balance" (in 48 reviews)

  • "Hard to move around due to smaller bank" (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Bonu percentage is relatively high

    Cons

    Work load is relatively higher than other FI


  2. "Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Nice management
    Good colleagues
    Work is not hard

    Cons

    If you are seeking technical challenges you might not want to go to other place.

  3. "Fraud Detection Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Great teams to work with
    Great management

    Cons

    Dull office
    Lack of Incentives for employees


  4. "Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People are friendly here
    A nice working environment

    Cons

    Not many kinds of work to do


  5. "Commercial specialist"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Specialist in Mississauga, ON
    Current Employee - Commercial Specialist in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great bank to work for

    Cons

    Promotion is limited in certain areas

    Advice to Management

    Promote ppl who want to move who has the full skillset


  6. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - IT Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the best companies I worked for in my long IT career. I work with a great team that is very supportive and collaborative, management is very responsive to immediate needs. BMO is a very respectful and equal opportunity employer that makes everyone proud to be here.

    Cons

    Like all large corporations project and strategic decisions are very slow by the time it goes through the various levels of the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. "Casual"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Full time hours, Usually 9-5. Good experience

    Cons

    Very low salary, must work some Saturdays and may need to stay later than your shift to finish up some tasks.

  8. "Get place to work as a university student"

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    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in White Rock, BC
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in White Rock, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great hourly wage while being a student
    - ability to apply knowledge learned in business school to role at BMO

    Cons

    - learning begins to plateau after a 1-2 years unless you step into a more senior role


  9. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent growth and learning opportunities

    Cons

    Very big organization and easy to feel a bit lost


  10. "Lots of opportunies"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    There are a ton of opportunities if you are willing to work for it and look. Good benefits.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


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