CPP Investments Reviews

Updated Sep 13, 2021

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CPP Investments President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Machin
Mark Machin
105 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good culture, reputation, opportunities & work life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • "Well paid, well staffed, great culture(in 19 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Toxic office politics and atmosphere of distrust(in 8 reviews)

  • "Low pay, difficult to move to other departments in the firm(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Aug 10, 2021 - Specialist in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      - Good RRSP matching - Good policies for employee insurance - Good work life balance

      Cons

      Not much . They are on old tech stack but moving out from there

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company

      Sep 13, 2021 - FP%26A Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very good company. Treat employees very well.

      Cons

      Some teams were not friendly.

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Strong Culture and Overall Great Employer

      Sep 6, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Very strong culture with colleagues who care for your development

      Cons

      - So large it has become very bureaucratic and difficult to be nimble - Work / life balance not ideal

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great

      Sep 1, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great. Highly recommend them as employer

      Cons

      N/a. It’s a great company

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Aug 31, 2021 - Senior Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - High performing colleagues - Good culture

      Cons

      - Heavy workload - Not much else

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great for culture, people and development

      Aug 22, 2021 - Director in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues. Lots of opportunity and support from managers and the organization to stretch professionally. Guiding principles-based culture.

      Cons

      Organization is complex for it's size. Decision-making can be slow.

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Not too bad

      Sep 5, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefit and nice location

      Cons

      Pay is not that competitive

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Aug 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good compensation and benefit. Good culture if you are within investment departments - a lot of chances to move internally.

      Cons

      Too much politics and re-org. CEO changes every 3-4 years and things change all over around.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Solid workplace

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

      - Good work life balance - Good pay - Smart colleagues

      Cons

      - quite bureaucratic - a lot of inefficient processes - pay is higher on private side

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good pay, not great career growth

      Aug 19, 2021 - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Pays well - Good benefits - Low responsibility - Easy work - Office in downtown Toronto

      Cons

      - Very little software priority - Not a software company, and this will feel obvious - Very few talented engineers - Nobody takes accountability because its hard to reap the consequences or the benefits of anything you do

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