CDK Global Reviews

Updated May 9, 2021

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CDK Global CEO Brian Krzanich
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  1. "really nice company to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Implementation Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    hotel and flight points money is good

    Cons

    traveling 90% of the time no life/work balance

  2. "Improving"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Culture has vastly improved over the last 3 years.

    Cons

    Leadership is continuously evolving, struggle to maintain momentum in new initiatives.


  3. COVID-19

    "Lots of improvements over the past few years"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Lots of opportunity for independent work and decision-making - Low management oversight if you've proven you can deliver - Very low stress, flexible environment, and pleasant people to work with - Good opportunity for advancement - Company outlook feels positive under the new management - No pay cuts during covid

    Cons

    - Relatively high amount of churn on new developers; people who have been around for 5+ years rarely leave but newer people seem to be a bit of a revolving door (probably related to compensation) - Compensation is a bit on the low side compared to other companies in the area - Legacy code base is a chore to work with; not enough resources to modernize at an appropriate pace

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  4. "Excellent employer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Success Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    :: incredible new leadership since 2019 :: excellent benefits (health/well-being/retirement/vacation/donation-matching/education :: excellent overall compensation package :: executive leadership team transparency

    Cons

    As an American based company sometimes the Canadian side is not the main focus but incredible effort being made more recently to change that as leadership sees the value in Canada

  5. COVID-19

    "Great Company to Work For"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Sales Executive in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic Leadership. Throughout the Pandemic they not only offered us more to keep working hard, they didn't set high expectations and stress people out. They didn't lay one person off due to the Pandemic and the CEO took a $1 in pay for the remainder of the year. Fantastic leadership! I feel well taken care of by this company and the people I work with are fantastic!

    Cons

    It's an American based company, that has it's pros and cons.

  6. "Great People"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Client Technical Analyst in London, ON
    Recommends

    I have been working at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Really friendly people.

    Cons

    none so far. I will provide updates if necessary.

  7. "Work at CDK Global"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior MEMBER TECHNICAL 

    I worked at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at.

    Cons

    Still uses KCML language for development.

  8. "Great Benefits"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Heavy Equipment Operator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CDK Global full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fantastic personal and family benefits and great HR support

    Cons

    Hard pressed to find any

  9. "Great experience"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Solitions Consultant 

    I worked at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    Great experience, great team, travel, flexible schedule, team environment

    Cons

    Standard pay and benefits. Advancement opportunities are tough to come by, demanding travel schedule, Leadership had its challenges

  10. Helpful (1)

    "work"

    1.0
    Former Employee - IT Support in London, ON

    I worked at CDK Global full-time

    Pros

    peers location ice cream and bbq days coffee and tea $0.50 pop

    Cons

    management inadequate training The hours of operation are horrible

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