CIBC World Markets Reviews

Updated Sep 1, 2021

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4.0
82%
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CIBC World Markets CEO Richard W. Nesbitt
Richard W. Nesbitt
76 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work life balance at the company(in 14 reviews)

  • "Good work/life balance and good people(in 8 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and unpredictable schedule, typical for the IB industry(in 16 reviews)

  • "Capital Markets can be a demanding work/life balance(in 8 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Average

      Jul 17, 2021 - Senior Business Systems Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Job security, industry leading exposure

      Cons

      Less than competitive pay vs the big 4, Too many layers of middle management

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place To Work

      Sep 1, 2021 - Equity Research Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - High caliber people throughout the organization - Ample opportunity for career movement throughout business units - Strong equities business - Sincere effort to accommodate WFH issues throughout pandemic

      Cons

      - Typical issues with big organizations: slow moving, lots of meetings - Grinding expenses lower, not unlike other big banks

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Aug 5, 2021 - Investment Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good management, good learning opportunities, good balance of skills, good networking

      Cons

      Tech could be better, team sylos

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great opportunity

      Jul 15, 2021 - Customer Service Represenitive in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, amazing staff, lots of future opportunities

      Cons

      For self directed, clients expectations are high, however still a great opportunity

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      nice employees

      Jul 13, 2021 - Senior Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very good benefits and culture

      Cons

      hard to be promoted and low salary increase

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Salary

      Jul 23, 2021 - Investment Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture at workplace Good trainining Learning opportunites

      Cons

      Pay scale is below industry

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      If you like corporate culture a god company to work at.

      Jun 29, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues, typically have nice offices, room for moving around and in general a great place to work at.

      Cons

      Lots of red tapes and restrictions in terms of innovation.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      CIBC Capital Markets Director

      Jul 14, 2021 - Director in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smaller of the Canadian Banks Can easily run a business if you are good

      Cons

      Technology Bureaucracy Management doesn’t care about employees Compensation

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Senior Test Coordinator

      Jul 1, 2021 - Senior Test Coordinator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay and benefits were good

      Cons

      Massive outsourcing of QA to India meaning most of the work is having to coordinate with overseas teams.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good experience

      Jun 13, 2021 - Investment Banking Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good management, good deal experience

      Cons

      hours are typical of IB and work is demanding

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