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BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated 23 January, 2019
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BMO Financial Group Chief Operating Officer Darryl White
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Pros
  • "great work life balance and flexibility" (in 151 reviews)

  • "Good benefits including pension , stock options" (in 138 reviews)

Cons
  • "work life balance should be offered" (in 52 reviews)

  • "Hard to move around due to smaller bank" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Summer Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Everyone was intelligent and very entrepreneurial

    Cons

    Really nothing to complain about


  2. "Satisfied"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Training is great and helpful

    Cons

    Leaders have been changing a lot

    Advice to Management

    Focus on talent

  3. "Csr"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BMO Financial Group part-time

    Pros

    Friendly peer, good team and work environment

    Cons

    Pay and benefit isn’t good

    Advice to Management

    Nil


  4. "BMO FG"

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    Current Employee - Performance and Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Performance and Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Community, Culture, Innovative, Pace, Collaborations

    Cons

    Lack of opportunities, managerial misalignment, pace, technology, performance management

    Advice to Management

    Performance management


  5. "Customer service Credit card"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Montreal, QC

    I worked at BMO Financial Group (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good support from managers. offers program for advancement in the company.

    Cons

    lack of flexibility in term of hours and schedule

    Advice to Management

    none


  6. "Sr. Network Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Network Analyst in Scarborough, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Network Analyst in Scarborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    BMO code of conduct is in line with my values and integrity

    Cons

    Networking does not generate any income and is therefore always being scrutinized for cost savings, cutback and outsourcing.

    Advice to Management

    Keep networking in house don’t give your intellectual assets away


  7. "BMO feedback"

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    • Senior Management
    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 (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity - lots of areas to move into

    Cons

    A terrible manager can easily poison the good feelings one has for a work group. Technology's work/life ratio isn't as balanced as it should be

    Advice to Management

    Be cautious about hiring managers, ensure that they help to motivate team members, and that they don't discourage/push out good people.

  8. "Sr Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great experience
    Love my team
    I like the principles of the bank

    Cons

    Salary not as competitive, but still good


  9. "Everyday Banking Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    - Good first learning opportunity in world of finance/banking
    - Health/visual ins.
    - 3 weeks off per year
    - Good atmosphere

    Cons

    - Understaffed
    - Challenging as there is a lot to learn, stats to achieve
    - Training is lacking

    Advice to Management

    More emphasis on quality trainning and after trainning to have quality associates


  10. "Manager, Business Intelligence"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay Scale. Culture, Work-life balance

    Cons

    senior leaders and management can get very political to guard their own agendas