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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 24 Mar 2020

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Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan President & CEO 	Ron Mock
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106 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance was good with flex days, was ahead of the rest of companies for this(in 26 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. "Good to company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Less work pressure. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Less learning. Static work structure. You are almost doing same things everyday

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-03-25
  2. "Great pay and work life"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    Great pay, work life balance, flexible hours, casual dress

    Cons

    Lots of downtime, not always engaging interns

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-03-11
  3. "great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great place to learn and obtain new skills. Work life balance was good with flex days, was ahead of the rest of companies for this.

    Cons

    The good leaders retired a long time ago and after that, wasn’t the same. Was there for the good days.

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2020-03-07
  4. "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
  5. "nice place to do coop"

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    Current Intern - Investment Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -competitive pay -friendly colleagues -work life balance

    Cons

    can't think of any maybe boring sometimes

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-10-09
  6. "Good Work-life balance"

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    Former Intern - Investment Analyst 

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Culture varies depending on team

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-09-23
  7. Helpful (3)

    "Very good company to retire"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - very good people. - excellent work life balance - a lot of opportunities to learn new things - DB pension is very attractive - good benefits

    Cons

    - depending on which team, the impact could be very small - career growth is very slow - a lot of legacy applications to maintain - compensation is equal to or below average (only my personal impression)

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2019-06-14
  8. "Good place to work with decent compensation"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    Everyone is pretty satisfied with compensation. Great work-life balance.

    Cons

    Too quiet and window is never open (at least in my floor).

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2018-10-26
  9. Helpful (7)

    "Dominated by people who started as intern and never saw the world outside"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work/life balance. Perfect location.

    Cons

    Dominated by people who started as intern and never saw the world outside. Low quality work by a closed group of people. New ideas are not really welcome.

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    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2018-03-01
  10. "Great people but a bit too much bureaucracy"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I worked at Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

    Pros

    Knowledgable and experienced people to work with! Great work life balance too.

    Cons

    But IT department is slow to respond to issues.

    Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan2017-10-21
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