CIBC World Markets Reviews

Updated Jun 13, 2021

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4.0
77%
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CIBC World Markets CEO Richard W. Nesbitt
Richard W. Nesbitt
72 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

      Great

      Mar 4, 2021 - Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      probably not that salary competitive

      Cons

      great culture and nice people

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good experience

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

      Pros

      good management, good deal experience

      Cons

      hours are typical of IB and work is demanding

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      May 10, 2021 - Product Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Would Recommend working at this company

      Cons

      No issues working here. Great company and management

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Sales and Trading

      May 2, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Good pay (despite below industry average) - Employee stock purchase 50% matching.

      Cons

      - Cheap company, which seems engrained into the company culture. - Long working hours - Limited career exit opportunities

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Associate to a stock trader

      May 6, 2021 - Associate Investment Representative in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      One of the best banks

      Cons

      Inter-Departmental connectivity can be better

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Apr 27, 2021 - Business Systems Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good salary, challenging work, Good benefits

      Cons

      Not much communication, Takes a while to ramp up salaries

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good company

      Mar 31, 2021 - Associate in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good managers, flexible working environment

      Cons

      long hours, stressful at times

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Review

      Mar 15, 2021 - Investment Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      The bank has a good culture across most groups

      Cons

      Not many, similar to other banks

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice place to start career with

      Mar 11, 2021 - Operation Management Specialist in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      1) Management is flexible and understands individual

      Cons

      The salaries is below par as industry standards

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great experience

      Feb 22, 2021 - Investment Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The culture and comradery amongst the juniors was amazing. Learning opportunities/deal flow was great.

      Cons

      Seniors often did not take juniors' opinions into consideration, which impacted satisfaction

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