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Canada Revenue Agency Reviews

Updated 13 October, 2018
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Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay
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Pros
  • "Great work life balance is achievable" (in 76 reviews)

  • "Good pay as for an intern, friendly environment, friendly team" (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • "red tape with policies n procedures" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Hard to move up to management positions" (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Excise Tax Auditor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Culture and values, compensation and benefits, work/life balance, career development

    Cons

    Tall organization, red tape, politics.


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of friendly people
    Work Life Balance
    Community/Family

    Cons

    Not much, train the interns more maybe

  3. "Could Be Better"

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    Current Employee - Collections in London, ON
    Current Employee - Collections in London, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits are OK but not great. Most people who work there are good to work with.

    Cons

    Antiquated computer and other systems together with a heavy workload make getting anything done and meeting objectives difficult.


  4. "Co-op Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people were very friendly and helpful. They were also very excited and open to hiring co-op students. They also tried to provide as many opportunities for the co-op students to succeed at the workplace.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.


  5. "FSWEP Opportunity in Scarborough"

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

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of potential to grow within company

    Easy to balance work/life

    Cons

    Slow-paced environment

    Meetings sometimes dragged on too long and got off-topic

    All students were paid the same even though we all had different responsibilities/tasks (i.e. clerical work gets the same pay as software dev. work)

    Old software


  6. "more aware of interview process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    work life balance and career advancement

    Cons

    red tape with policies n procedures


  7. "Assessment Processing Clerk/Taxpayers Services Agent-Student"

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    Former Employee - Assessment Processing Clerk/Taxpayers Services Agent-Student in St. John's, NL
    Former Employee - Assessment Processing Clerk/Taxpayers Services Agent-Student in St. John's, NL

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, Tuition fee reimbursement

    Cons

    Work is per contract basis

  8. "clerk"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    pays good, not stressful, have benefits

    Cons

    no job security, renew contract montly


  9. "Customer Service representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    You would be able to maintain work-life balance

    Cons

    the job is bored and intensive


  10. "SP04: Collections Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Canada Revenue Agency full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, easy job, office-like job, worked at my own pace, and really nice people to be surrounded by

    Cons

    can get boring and mundane, and the government does what they want and you can't really question it


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