Infrastructure Ontario Reviews

Updated May 14, 2020

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Infrastructure Ontario President and CEO Ehren Cory (no image)
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company Culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time

    Pros

    It's such a refreshing and great culture at Infrastructure Ontario, to work with like minded people helping to achieve a common goal. The office is modern, leadership keeps everyone involved, and teams work collaboratively.

    Cons

    Nothing is a con at this moment

  2. "Good!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great life balance Interesting projects Great team atmosphere

    Cons

    Internal departments need to improve communication Company documents/templates are not always easily accessible

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  3. "Good work environment"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Dedicated, staff who care about work - Work Life Balance is fantastic

    Cons

    - Often staff get stuck with more work, no compensation for extra work - HR policies are convoluted and not easily understood, could be communicated better

  4. Helpful (2)

    "Equitable, diversified and equal opportunity workplace"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

    I worked at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits with work-life balance and exciting projects to work on. Lots of young talents (unlike most Govt. agencies) who came from the private sectors. Strong HR and workplace value alignment. Overall, a good place for career progression.

    Cons

    Dealing with bureaucracy in the Govt can be frustrating as it slows down processes and systems.

  5. Helpful (2)

    "weak culture"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    work life balance; good benefits

    Cons

    mediocre culture; very political; seems that the a-holes are the ones who get promoted

  6. Helpful (3)

    "Stay Away -- I will be running out when I get another JOB!"

    1.0
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    Financial Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario

    Pros

    Salary, benefits and other employees going through the same problems in the workforce. The benefits are soo good that we can take stress and mental health leave from what management put us through.

    Cons

    There are managers and directors that still have the 80's and 90's management techniques. They have to realize we're in the millennial years and the techniques have changed. They need to get EVERYONE that have direct reports take leadership courses at least every month. Does the company not see the statistics on how many employees are on stress and mental health leaves? The culture of this particular government is very poor and has really need to be changed asap before their turnover gets even worst than it already is. It is so sad to see that they are hiring younger employees coming straight out of university and they require deal with this old version of management techniques.

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    "Lack of efficiency and waste of public money"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Business areas are well achieved and well managed. Salary and benefits are reasonable.

    Cons

    The overall IT leadership is quite poor and mismanaged. Public money is wasted to the extreme and for many years. Lack of strategic thinking, being managed like a kindergarten student classroom. Superior work life balance as there is hardly any work. Skill sets are misappropriated and not suitable for efficient operation of IT.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work life balance is great

    Cons

    can be political, management is in flux

  9. "Excellent Emloyer"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I have an opportunity to do interesting work and great work life balance. Salary is ok and benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    Some employees still feel sense of entitlement but culture is starting to change

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Disappointing"

    1.0
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    Current Employee - Real Estate Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Infrastructure Ontario full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance makes IO tolerable short term.

    Cons

    Management is shockingly inept.

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