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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Reviews

Updated 12 Feb 2020

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3.7
56%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
Approve of CEO
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan President & CEO 	Ron Mock
Ron Mock
68 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits and flexibility, good work life balance(in 23 reviews)

  • "Positive and collaborative work environment, competitive salary and a defined benefit pension(in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • "You could argue that location (Yonge and Finch) is an issue, but the subway commute is pretty smooth(in 8 reviews)

  • "Not very work from home friendly(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Will defo gain good experiences"

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    Current Employee - General Manager in Harrow, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots to learn about company. No details given.

    Cons

    Very corporate need to make it a personal experience for clients

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-12-10
  2. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of support, can ask anyone anything but depends on the person

    Cons

    Only internal movement so very difficult to get in on a permanent basis. They believe they are diverse but do not have any clue about disabilities and it's 90% white.

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-10-31
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Investment team"

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

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time

    Pros

    -Lots of autonomy -Friendly and smart colleagues -Supportive culture (no backstabbing)

    Cons

    -Bureaucracy has multiplied in past 3 years -Complacent culture - focus on legacy and status quo -Limited advancement - more focus on tenure/age than individual performance -More focus on PR than actual investment results -Management inconsistency and instability - continual change and reorgs

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2018-01-14
  4. "Infrastructure and Natural Resources"

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    Current Employee - Principal in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to learn - challenging work and a supportive team environment.

    Cons

    Location but that's changing soon

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-02-12
  5. Helpful (1)

    "politics over competence"

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    Former Employee - Principal in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time

    Pros

    -okay to decent salary -relatively stable job bcuz it's like working for government -casual dress code

    Cons

    -not a meritocratic place...very political -'time on post' or length of time in a role matters more for career progress than competency and skill -toxic culture bcuz middle management decisions are driven by fear and reluctance to stand up to senior leadership -you only get target bonus max in your 1st year employed but they don't tell you this when you're hired -jr employees dont feel empowered

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-02-01
  6. "Great Place To Learn"

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    Former Employee - Operations 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You get to work with smart individuals.

    Cons

    Your work environment is heavily based on the type of manager you have. It makes it hard to stay if you have a manager who doesn't know how to 'lead'.

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-01-15
  7. "Good, friendly organization"

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    Former Employee - Senior Compliance Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - great culture - work from home options - dress down casual options - good people to work with - great pension - favourable pay

    Cons

    - if you have a crappy, unsupportive manager, you will not enjoy your work experience - less internal job opportunities

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-01-06
  8. "Old school management"

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    Former Employee - Enterprise Service Delivery Team Member in North York, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Worked with some amazing and talented people. Great benefits and flexibility, good work life balance

    Cons

    This part of organization has the micromanagement mentality. They hire the best yet make you do stupid work and follow orders. Employee ideas are usually ignored in favour of external consultants who are seen as superior.

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-01-10
  9. "great place to have a good life"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    wlb is the best and the culture here is respectful to everyone

    Cons

    technology innovation is very slow

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-01-06
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing structure and business departments

    Cons

    location, parking and area is very crowded

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-11-29

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