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4.1
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69%
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Government of Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Justin Trudeau
608 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 Contractor, more than 1 year

      CRA AGENT REVIEW

      Dec. 1, 2021 - Taxpayer Services Agent in Hamilton, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots of training, great benefits, lots of support from management and colleagues. Great environment to work.

      Cons

      Dealing with sensitive issues or frustrated/angry taxpayers can be difficult.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      FSWEP

      Nov. 22, 2021 - Anonymous Contractor in Montague, PE
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits included Good hours

      Cons

      Intense training Alot to know Customers can be hard to deal with

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Government of Canada

      Dec. 5, 2021 - Forensic Accountant in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, salary, and family life balance.

      Cons

      Limited upward mobility. Jobs are too narrowly focused. Administrative hurdles can be frustrating.

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Benefits

      Nov. 13, 2021 - Communications Advisor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great Benefits, working hours, opportunities.

      Cons

      Must live in Ottawa for most positions.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent company

      Nov. 27, 2021 - Team Leader in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Stable company with great benefits and pension

      Cons

      Employees opportunities for growth is limited

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Government of Canada

      Nov. 11, 2021 - Public Policy Manager in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job security. Work life balance. Challenging and complex work. Public service. Great benefits and pension plan.

      Cons

      Can become mundane in certain positions.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Awesome Job

      Nov. 19, 2021 - Manager, Finance and Accounting in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Many opportunities to get promotion and job variety, flexible working arrangements and great benefits such as defined benefit pension plan

      Cons

      Salaries not on par with private sectors in the senior levels but the benefits more than make up for it.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great job

      Oct. 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Simple work, and great benefits

      Cons

      Not much career growth past CS-02

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Interesting but requires patience.

      Oct. 14, 2021 - Senior Policy Analyst in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, variety of opportunities to work in different fields and on different subjects/portfolios.

      Cons

      Progress can be slow, files may not always move in the direction that you want them to, which can be very frustrated.

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    11. 4.0
      Current Employee

      So far so good

      Sep. 12, 2021 - Biologist in Nanaimo, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefits, wage, union, pension. Lots of colleagues doing similar work and experience to draw on.

      Cons

      Too much bureaucracy. Not a location that suits me personally. Program funding is unpredictable

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