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CIBC Reviews

Updated Nov 13, 2019

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3.7
70%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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CIBC CEO Victor Dodig
Victor Dodig
1,162 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Less management support; less work life balance(in 84 reviews)

  • "Low base salary, which is not very competitive for the sales targets(in 76 reviews)

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  1. "Contact Centre"

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    Former Employee - DCC REPRESENTATIVE 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CIBC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Top notched training and on the job coaching for new roles. Free and discounted banking rates.

    Cons

    Anticipate average industry pay scale

    CIBC2019-11-07
  2. "You can start there"

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    Current Employee - Financial Services Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Training to start your career

    Cons

    Call center work, hours uneven, customers

    CIBC2019-11-12
  3. "Good place for recent graduates, not so good for old timers."

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Director in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIBC full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fair and diverse hiring practices. Well defined streaming for recent grads, especially MBA students. Good place to establish and grow your career.

    Cons

    Heavily focused on promoting from internal candidates. If you are late in your career you will not advance at CIBC.

    CIBC2019-11-12
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Banking benefits are above avg

    Cons

    Generally flat, often difficult to get promoted

    CIBC2019-11-12
  5. "A great career path to achieve."

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    Current Employee - Manager in Kingston, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stand by their values of trust, teamwork & accountability.

    Cons

    Not enough recognition for front line employees

    CIBC2019-11-10
  6. "Developer"

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    Current Employee - Intermediate Applications Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment for everyone

    Cons

    Less paid compared to the qualifications

    CIBC2019-11-10
  7. "Good Experience"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC part-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to learn

    Cons

    Not a lot of hours

    CIBC2019-11-08
  8. "first year cibc"

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    Current Employee - Universal Banker 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good environment, good benefits. New salary changes to recognize exceptional performance and reward likewise.

    Cons

    Yearly increase in target much greater than the increase in salary, which stagnates rather quickly.

    Advice to Management

    Pace target increases, don't dump it in 1 go.

    CIBC2019-11-07
  9. "Cibc"

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    Former Employee - Credit Counsellor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CIBC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good management and coworkers. Excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Same thing every day. Kind of robotic

    CIBC2019-11-06
  10. "Decent workplace"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor 

    I worked at CIBC full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Reliable, steady, friendly, close to home

    Cons

    Must work some weekends and evenings

    CIBC2019-11-07
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