Export Development Canada Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated May 28, 2020

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Export Development Canada President and CEO Mairead Lavery
Mairead Lavery
19 Ratings
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  1. "Overall great experience, passionate and driven work environment"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great work-life balance and fitness centre

    Cons

    Entry level salaries are a bit low

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  2. "Fabulous office, great work/life balance, professional environment"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fabulous and modern office space. Interesting mandate and international profile. Great work/life balance, ability to work remotely and flexible work hours. Professional and pleasant people. Great benefits package.

    Cons

    Maternity top up is 6 months.

  3. "Good Work-Life Balance"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time

    Pros

    - good work life balance -autonomy

    Cons

    -great place to work overall

  4. "One of the best ECAs in the world"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance

    Cons

    Slow career progression and limited allowances

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  5. "Good Better and Best it has all to offer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loans Services Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life Balance Perks You can Grow within

    Cons

    Salary Fast Paced Term that you can not apply to different position until end of Contract or 2Yrs if Perm.

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    "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Ottawa, ON
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Export Development Canada full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Super supportive of family commitments! Great work-life balance.

    Cons

    Leaders are too structured and unimaginative.

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  7. "Great employer"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Ottawa, ON

    I worked at Export Development Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great compensation and work life balance. Company with a Enterprise wide Lean culture.

    Cons

    If you're not part of the core mandate, few challenges.

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  8. "Great people, competent management, fair amount of learning opportunities."

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Investment Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Export Development Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent training ground when you’re starting your career with the flexibility to have work-life balance.

    Cons

    There’s a lot of processes you have to get accustomed to when you first join.

  9. "Federal Government Agency with TOO many managers"

    3.0
    Current Contractor - Consultant in Ottawa, ON
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    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Export Development Canada for more than 3 years

    Pros

    convenient downtown location in a nice building emphasis on work/life balance easy to be a star here, as expectations are VERY low

    Cons

    LOTS of make work projects Parkinson's law rules A study in the Peter Principle

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
     

    I have been working at Export Development Canada

    Pros

    Great culture, change driven, good work life balance, they help you where they can with your personal life. Versatility is encouraged, no need to find another employer to find a new challenge.

    Cons

    Some areas still resisting change and working in silos. This has improved.

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