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CGI Reviews

Updated Dec 8, 2019

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3.5
68%
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87%
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CGI CEO George D. Schindler
George D. Schindler
1,619 Ratings
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  1. "Data Centre Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Data Center Engineer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    CGI is one of the biggest IT companys in the world opening up endless progression opertunitys, CGI allow you to buy into a share scheme giving you part ownership of the company, CGI shares its profits with the staff, Events are planned all year round giving you a chance to meet the higher archy and communicate with other staff you may not have got the chance to in your day to day duties.

    Cons

    The E-Learning training can be extremely long winded.

    Advice to Management

    Managment are very well organised, cannot fault them.

    CGI2019-11-12
  2. "Cloud Solution Architect"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people

    Cons

    Can get stuck on a project and sometimes difficult to move to something new

    Advice to Management

    Listen to you staff and modernise internal systems

    CGI2019-11-26
  3. "Decent company, but difficult to progress quickly without leaving and returning"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good training and development opportunities

    Cons

    Corporate politics, senior management and lack of empowerment

    Advice to Management

    Don't micro-manage. Ask your team if you're a micro-manager, you can't decide this yourself.

    CGI2019-11-21
  4. "Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at CGI full-time

    Pros

    focused model - client centric - innovative

    Cons

    tortuous governance , no sales culture

    Advice to Management

    focus on keeping good employees - value rather than cost

    CGI2019-12-04
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Architect 

    I have been working at CGI full-time

    Pros

    Great staff and clients to work for

    Cons

    Some work takes longer than it should to get over the line

    CGI2019-11-18
  6. "A great place to boost your professional experience."

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    Current Employee - Security Architect in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great flexibility, great benefits, great teams.

    Cons

    Requirement to keep internal and external CVs up to date. Potentially moving from project to project.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain good communications with members.

    CGI2019-10-20
  7. "Decent..nothing special"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly staff, Senior devs to learn from Good for starting your career good work life balance

    Cons

    Outdated tech No structure Lack of direction

    Advice to Management

    Work with new technologies

    CGI2019-11-04
  8. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good base salary friendly work environment good managers

    Cons

    pipeline is not always full lots of pressure when sitting on the bench to get involved in the wrong projects

    CGI2019-10-18
  9. "good company to work in"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

    I have been working at CGI full-time

    Pros

    good company to work in

    Cons

    good company there is no cons

    CGI2019-10-17
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and opportunities for both career and personal development. I have been a part of very interesting projects & worked in numerous industries through CGI. Appreciated and valued by the company. Work / life balance is top notch. Top benefits package which is easily changed on a year by year basis to suit your ever changing lifestyle. Midyear and end of year salary reviews as well as profit... participation schemes. An overall great place to work.

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    Cons

    I can honestly say i have no cons to report.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    CGI2019-10-10
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