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BMO Financial Group Reviews

Updated 14 Nov 2019

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3.7
69%
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87%
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BMO Financial Group CEO Darryl White
Darryl White
367 Ratings
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  1. "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Intelligent determined people working around you

    Cons

    Poorly setup systems, lack of investment into future opportunities

    BMO Financial Group2019-09-08
  2. "bmo actuarial associate first year review"

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very nice and friendly environment

    Cons

    nothing really troubles me until now

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-14
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Ethical business, banking with human touch

    Cons

    Salary is less to make a decent living

    Advice to Management

    Create more employee engagement

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-13
  4. "HQ"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really supportive team and execs. They care. Good work/life balance. Opportunities to work from home. Unlimited sick days as long as you don't abuse it.

    Cons

    The staff and colleagues are generally friendly but a lot of complaining and moaning about work load.

    Advice to Management

    Better transfer of knowledge and on-boarding. Not enough mentorship or guidance.

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-13
  5. "It’s an okay Job"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some locations are rather remote, so some times you do get a “break” for half an hour unexpectedly. If you’re working with a team of great staff, then you’d have a fun experience.

    Cons

    The perks and pay is not comparable to other big banks in Canada, such as TD. Your experiences with the company really differs depending on your location and managing staff.

    Advice to Management

    More attention into quality interviews for management staff

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-14
  6. "Great Opportunity to help clients"

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    Current Employee - Customer Relations Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    -learn every day -always busy, days go by quickly -feeling of accomplishment when you can help a client with a unique/difficult situation

    Cons

    -always busy -need to have short talk-time to be successful

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-12
  7. "Great culture, highly bureaucratic"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Growth mindset * Focused on self development * Friendly culture

    Cons

    * Subject to the whims of upper mgmt. - firedrills * Talent retention * Difficult to get initiatives through the firm * No sense of work life balance

    Advice to Management

    * Be more supportive of grassroots initiatives * Pay your talent better

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-11
  8. "Customer Service Representative Position"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great customer service experience, you get to deal with diverse clients. -BMO isn't super focused on sales targets, more on customer experience -Chance to make revenue/commission -Lots of opportunities to get promoted -Great benefits

    Cons

    -For the amount of responsibility you have, the pay is a bit low -Due to everything going digital, branches tend to be understaffed

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-12
  9. "BMO review"

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    Former Employee - Lending Specialist in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Managers, Great Benefits, Good Training and Development Options

    Cons

    Depending on the position, there may limits to growth and development

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-10
  10. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BMO Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team and great manager

    Cons

    Nothing to mention all good

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    BMO Financial Group2019-11-08
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