CIBC World Markets Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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83%
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CIBC World Markets CEO Richard W. Nesbitt
Richard W. Nesbitt
62 Ratings
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  • "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. "Good place to work"

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

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Good branch manager, head office continuously looking to improve comp and culture

    Cons

    none really, Covid 19 not ideal for everyone

  2. "Associate"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Regina, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    get experience working under pressure and dealing with multiple deadlines

    Cons

    below average salary, overtimes not paid


  3. "Typical corporate environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Established international processes, share purchase, benefits

    Cons

    Not great recognition mechanism for employees

  4. "Solid IB Analyst experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Good deaflow; strong junior culture

    Cons

    Rigid structure; culture can vary widely between groups

  5. "Hit or miss"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Certain groups have positive culture + effective teams.

    Cons

    Other groups valued facetime, were inefficient, and highly political.

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  6. "Amazing"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor 

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Inclusive, awesome, helpful, love it

    Cons

    No words are needed here

  7. "Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mortgage Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Good work ethics and great job

    Cons

    Nothing in particular I can think

  8. "Great work environment"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    - excellent staff and opportunities

    Cons

    - Long hours - Management decision making

  9. "Trading Floor"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Stable, good paying job, interesting work environment

    Cons

    Very big company, hard to move initiatives forward

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  10. "Great place to start your career"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great sense of camaraderie among the IB juniors, and lots of M&A dealflow; CIBC's advised on several marquee transactions in Canada over the past few years

    Cons

    Long hours and unpredictable schedule, typical for the IB industry

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