Government of Canada Reviews

Updated Mar 2, 2021

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Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
222 Ratings
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  • "Red Tape, Risk of being micro managed, still lots of harrassment(in 39 reviews)

  • "Pay is not as good at private sector(in 27 reviews)

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  1. "great job"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Political Attache in Ottawa, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great posibility for growth here

    Cons

    lots of hours during the week

  2. "Top"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Best place to work at

    Cons

    Nothing that i can remember


  3. "Treated Like a Human Being"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Assistant Controller in Victoria, BC

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Excellent, much better than previous employer.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

  4. "Good Job"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada part-time

    Pros

    Work from home Chill Nice people Good work

    Cons

    Not much work a lot of the time

  5. "great place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Case Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    great benefits, vacation, sick day,

    Cons

    To Many hands in the pot

  6. "Great place to work (health canada)"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Regulatory Toxicologist in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    lots of freedom, great salary, great management, meaningful work, lots of opportunity to learn new skills

    Cons

    government (slow, very political), if very ambitious the government might suck that out of you.

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  7. "Pension expert"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Pension Expert in Shediac, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Benefit. Opportunity flexibility location best team. Encouragement

    Cons

    I dont have any cons so far.

  8. "work-life balance"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Engineer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work-life balance, good benefits, good work environment, job stability

    Cons

    Pay increasingly uncompetitive with industry

  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Policy Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Safe job for life, decent pay, very good benefits

    Cons

    Learn French or never get promoted!

  10. "Staffer"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Political Affairs in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Government of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Meaningful work that makes a difference

    Cons

    Hours are long and burnout rate is high

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