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Updated Nov. 30, 2022

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Found 1,653 of over 2K reviews
4.1
81% Recommend to a Friend
Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
66% Approve of CEO

Found 1,614 of over 2K reviews

4.1
81%
Recommend to a Friend
66%
Approve of CEO
Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
493 Ratings
Pros
  • "Huge work life balance like not worrying about leaves or vacations :)(in 162 reviews)

  • "Great benefits and pension plan(in 58 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Projects advance slowly; red tape(in 52 reviews)

  • "Less competitive than private sector(in 36 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Salary

      Nov. 30, 2022 - Advisor 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      The benefit and salary is excellent.

      Cons

      There is not anything negative.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good working environment

      Nov. 28, 2022 - Financial Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work and life balanced Good management style

      Cons

      A bit Slow-paced working style

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Reporter

      Nov. 20, 2022 - Financial Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits Great work environment

      Cons

      There’s nothing negative about this position but I just want to ensure that I’m doing something I love to do for my career ! I really love sports and talk about them.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Nov. 18, 2022 - Client Experience Agent 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great pay , great beenfits, healthy environment.

      Cons

      No cons related to the job itself

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      ok work

      Nov. 29, 2022 - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good for family life and pension

      Cons

      work isn't' recognized by system

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Wonderful

      Nov. 14, 2022 - Case Processing Agent in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work from home, Great Benefits

      Cons

      Pay is low. Kind of hard to rise within the ranks

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee

      It’s chill

      Nov. 14, 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Short days and easy life

      Cons

      Harder to advance than other jobs

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Working for Service Canada

      Nov. 29, 2022 - Citizen Service Officer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits and ample training

      Cons

      Limited variety in responsibilities and takes time to advance.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      na

      Nov. 12, 2022 - Executive Assistant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      job security, pay and benefits.

      Cons

      Hard to advance without being fluent in both official langauges.

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    11. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place

      Nov. 26, 2022 - Warehouse Worker 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Convenient location to get in and out of the location

      Cons

      Fast pace with tight deadlines

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    Government of Canada has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 2,085 reviews left anonymously by employees. 81% of employees would recommend working at Government of Canada to a friend and 66% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

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