OICR Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2022

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3.9
91%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
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OICR President Peter Goodhand
Peter Goodhand
13 Ratings
Pros
  • "located in downtown, friendly environment to work(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great people to work with, inspiring company to be a part of(in 9 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Have to be independent at research(in 6 reviews)

  • "It was a challenge to manage work-life balance(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Jan 12, 2022 - Research Technician II in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility, good benefits, good management

      Cons

      Professional growth can be difficult

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      good place to learn

      Jun 21, 2022 - Anonymous Former Employee in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -good benefits, pension -good work-life balance -good place to learn

      Cons

      -salary, limited opportunities for growth

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Work

      Jun 14, 2022 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Avery good place to work

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Excellent environment and great people to work with

      Apr 9, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment Nice people to work with, welcoming and friendly. Excellent leadership team

      Cons

      Nothing that I could think of.

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Poor comp for associate level

      Jul 28, 2021 - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Bioinformatics hub is world class. Access to some of the best scientific minds if you prove yourself. Takes time to learn the ropes.

      Cons

      Poor compensation and not much promotion opportunities. Tend to be siloed and will work on only a few projects initially

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      good work-life balance but not much room to grow

      May 23, 2021 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      excellent work-life balance HOOPP pension and benefits

      Cons

      slow pace limited opportunity for growth

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Cool place to work

      May 1, 2021 - Graduate Student Researcher 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice atmosphere, people, and culture. Enjoyable place to work.

      Cons

      Not really any cons tbh.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Workplace review

      Mar 6, 2021 - Help Desk Support 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Excellent work environment to work great office

      Cons

      No work life balance, long hours

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company, but lots of work

      Jan 12, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Benefits are good, and people are nice

      Cons

      Pay is not too high depending on what position you are. No bonuses

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent work environment with great people

      Dec 10, 2020 - Software Developer in Victoria, BC
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      - Diverse projects to work on with plenty of support

      Cons

      - tough salary range given its a public entity

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    OICR has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 85 reviews left anonymously by employees. 91% of employees would recommend working at OICR to a friend and 77% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, OICR employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at OICR. This rating has decreased by -4% over the last 12 months.

    91% of OICR employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated OICR 4.2 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 2.9 for career opportunities.

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