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Updated 18 June, 2018
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CGI President and Chief Executive Officer George D. Schindler
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  • "Work life balance is a challenge" (in 126 reviews)

  • "Career growth is less unless until you get a good" (in 114 reviews)

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  1. "Software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CGI full-time

    Pros

    best place to work and they offer excellent career growth and encourage employees for learning new skills.

    Cons

    I worked with CGI India and I believe that's one of the best workplace in India.


  2. "Senior Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Victoria, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People (Excellent), Team Work (Depends on PM/MM), Work Space (new), Benefits (OK), Work/Life Balance (Very Good), Work Location (Can work from Home)

    Cons

    Management - they are ok but still could do with actually listening to requests

    Advice to Management

    Listen not always through the prescribed process/input vehicle

  3. "Senior Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Business Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours & work locationsn

    Cons

    Slow growth internally , higher employee turnover

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in member retention & engagement


  4. "No Growth, good for Married People"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No workload, good hike(based on project)

    Cons

    Mostly projects are of support, don't join if you want to learn

    Advice to Management

    Please start working on latest technologies


  5. "good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    wfh is available for employee

    Cons

    hikes are not good for employee


  6. "Brilliant place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent people
    Great place to work

    Cons

    Opportunities to differentiate and go to different lines of business


  7. "Learn a lot in small period"

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    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Chance to work in different places as mandate. Opportunity to get in big companies. Unlimited sick days

    Cons

    Salary very low and you cant ask for a raise

    Advice to Management

    Salary is the first motivation for employees

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Life balance vs no professional growing"

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    Current Employee - Java Developer in Victoria, BC
    Current Employee - Java Developer in Victoria, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Life balance: flexible schedule.
    Good number of vacations

    Cons

    Minimum professional grow .
    Bad management


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Abrasive management"

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    Former Employee - Developer in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Developer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The team has free bananas and a coffee shop

    Cons

    The project I was in was a banana republic. Everyone was uptight, racist to newcomers and assuming I have a full grasp of the project without any learning or training opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Work in proper training and make sure you connect management with the right recruit.


  10. "Nice place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Warm and friendly environment to work. Employees are quite helpful.
    Fun place to work in.

    Cons

    Not faced any till now.


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