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CGI Reviews

Updated 20 Sep 2019

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86%
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CGI CEO George D. Schindler
George D. Schindler
1,501 Ratings
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Job and Company"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Systems Engineer 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Experienced company in all its fields Great career progression

    Cons

    There needs to be more flexibility in terms of locations employees are stationed at

    CGI2019-05-22
  2. "The best IT corporate to work for."

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

    I have been working at CGI full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Shared ownership and commitment within a supportive regional community

    Cons

    Lots of metrics... but that’s good discipline

    Advice to Management

    Take Tara’s lead

    CGI2019-09-16
  3. "Good flexible place of work"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bridgend, Wales
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working and working from home Travel opportunities

    Cons

    Support projects can be difficult

    CGI2019-09-13
  4. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Test Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits other projects offers work from home

    Cons

    no cons for this company

    CGI2019-09-09
  5. "Stable company, not cutting edge"

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    Current Employee - Security Architect 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable employmer with public sector contracts

    Cons

    Limited new contracts being secured, limited R&D for new technologies

    Advice to Management

    Focus on R&D & training Secure contracts on emerging tech Re-structure to make security global competency.

    CGI2019-09-09
  6. "Less Compensation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CGI full-time

    Pros

    Good work from home policy

    Cons

    very less increment, no extra activities

    Advice to Management

    treat your current employees better, then acquire new companies

    CGI2019-09-19
  7. "Good Company"

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

    I have been working at CGI full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Values it's members, fair progression

    Cons

    Salaries are inconsistent between BUs

    CGI2019-08-20
  8. "Great people, bad pay."

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    Former Employee - Software Developer 

    I worked at CGI full-time

    Pros

    The people I worked with were terrific. Very knowledgeable and helpful

    Cons

    Bad pay and communication with management can be confusing.

    CGI2019-08-16
  9. "Great company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CGI full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Graduate scheme really helped focus development of key skills Lots of training course Opportunity to work at overseas office Wide range of resources available for project and personal development

    Cons

    Too many red tape Pay rise and bonus system very different and unclear between projects and sector

    CGI2019-08-10
  10. "Has both advantages and disadvantages"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to gain expereince in early career stages.

    Cons

    Very difficult to climb the management ladder. Problems with job role mapping.

    Advice to Management

    Sort out the career framework.

    CGI2019-07-21
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