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BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated 17 January, 2018
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BMO Financial Group Chief Operating Officer Darryl White
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Pros
  • work life balance, friendly staff (in 126 reviews)

  • Pretty good payment, friendly work environment (in 106 reviews)

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  1. "Business Analyst"

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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

    - 3 weeks of vacation to start
    - great perks & benefits
    - ability to work from home

    Cons

    - pay is lower compared to those in the market


  2. "Love BMO"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time

    Pros

    Amazing staff , amazing Company. Lots of room to learn and to work your way up in this company.

    Cons

    Computer systems out dated which makes it harder on employees


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    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 full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working environment and friendly people

    Cons

    Always understaffed, so everyone overwhelmed with work

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people please


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  5. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Winnipegosis, MB
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Winnipegosis, MB

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities! Management is very supportive

    Cons

    Not enough hours for part-time


  6. "it's ok"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good colleagues, good boss, but really depends on which branch

    Cons

    pay is not that competative


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Operations - Systems Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fair Work Family life Balance

    Cons

    Cannot think of Any Cons


  8. "Great place to work"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Positive Environment, Welcoming Coworkers.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  9. "Finanacial Services Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to grow if you are willing to move
    Good experience
    Good Share plan

    Cons

    Lack of any autonomy
    Lack of true concern for the customer

    Advice to Management

    Give more autonomy to managers to run their branch
    More focus on long term relationships instead of quick short term hits like credit card sales


  10. "Solid"

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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 part-time

    Pros

    great work and employee environment,

    Cons

    sales heavy, fast paced, can be stressful


  11. "Culture varies across teams but at Investorline, Montréal it was relaxed, fun, with super-supportive colleagues."

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    Former Employee - Client Relationship Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Client Relationship Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training from supportive colleagues, office in a good location, opportunity for client interaction and building relationships

    Cons

    Favouritism among Managers, if you're blond, a fellow-smoker, or elite, works well.

    Advice to Management

    Many Seniors are more effective than managers, give them greater power.


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