CIBC World Markets Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 29, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
3.8
80%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
Approve of CEO
CIBC World Markets CEO Richard W. Nesbitt
Richard W. Nesbitt
63 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Mediocre salary, work sometimes involves long hours(in 10 reviews)

  • "Capital Markets can be a demanding work/life balance(in 7 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

Reviews about "work life balance"

Return to all Reviews
  1. "Customer Focused Business"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Focus on delivering innovative solutions to our clients in a radically simple fashion (radically simple when possible). Highly engaged workforce Talented executive team that has engaged its workforce in pursuit of service to our clients Competitive compensation and benefits packages

    Cons

    Capital Markets can be a demanding work/life balance

    Continue reading
  2. "Research"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Big five Canadian bank platform.

    Cons

    Lack of upward mobility and recognition. Poor work life balance.


  3. "Mixed"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Equity Research Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets

    Pros

    Good Institutional Relationships, Pay In-Line With Competitors,

    Cons

    Lack of Global Platform on anything, Work Life Balance lacking, Poor Culture in some departments. Turnover probably above average

  4. "consultant"

    3.0
     in Toronto, ON

    I worked at CIBC World Markets for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good projects great colleagues and environment

    Cons

    poor work life balance system

    Continue reading
  5. "CIBC"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance at the company

    Cons

    Sometimes bureaucratic like many places

  6. "Analyst - Investment Banking"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    -great culture that is supportive of work life balance -positive learnings experience

    Cons

    -like any other investment bank, long hours

    Continue reading
  7. "Could improve"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Ontario in Toronto, ON

    I worked at CIBC World Markets

    Pros

    Some of the good things about working at CIBC World Markets are the great location and valuable experience. Also, if you're not a trader, work-life balance is decent.

    Cons

    Very little to no training is provided, and compensations seems to be lower than comparable banks. There sees to be a relatively high turnover as well.

    Continue reading
  8. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and good people

    Cons

    Management is very controlling and don't allow much room for input unless you are on the senior team

  9. "Sales Assistant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CIBC World Markets

    Pros

    Nice team, good culture and atmosphere.

    Cons

    Ignorant of work life balance; can be overworked without appropriate comp.

  10. "Good company"

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

    I have been working at CIBC World Markets full-time

    Pros

    Challenging, financially rewarding, average work-life balance depending on the group

    Cons

    Everybody is a director, not sure if everyone is maximizing client revenues and perhaps drive is the primary reason

    Continue reading
Found 21 reviews