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CIBC World Markets Reviews

Updated 7 December, 2018
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  • "Great work life balance at the company" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Great program- very smart people, business is growing, nice and pay attention to the development of their interns" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Investment Banking"

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

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good exposure
    Good pay
    Good work exp

    Cons

    Poor work hours
    Face time required


  2. "Branch Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    depends on location-typically working as team

    Cons

    sell sell sell----even to the detriment of clients

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees

  3. "Business Systems Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Good location, opportunities, and co-workers

    Cons

    Micro-management was one of the negatives


  4. "20 Years!"

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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good office environment. Pay, benefits and stock options are excellent.

    Cons

    Lots of corporate BS such as red tape.


  5. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Benefits
    Stock plan
    Work hrs

    Cons

    Very difficult to move up


  6. "Bilingual service rep"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good team to work with, dynamic, nice and knowledge ppl, good benefit

    Cons

    It is a stressful environment

    Advice to Management

    It will be nice to provide better work condition


  7. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities at CIBC.

    Cons

    Main interest currently is to save pennies and not consider the current talent pool.

    Advice to Management

    Plan better and not let bean counters make all decisions.

  8. "Investment Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, work independently, pay is industry standard

    Cons

    Management hierarchical, old school, not in touch

    Advice to Management

    Place more women in senior positions, be in touch with the reality of our clients and the markets


  9. "CIBC research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    nice team, good salary. good learning experience

    Cons

    even if the hours are better than at other tier1 banks, still long hours.


  10. "Executive Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible, Good compensation, Organizational support

    Cons

    No career pathing, poor HR support