Current Employee (Current Employee) – Mississauga, ON – 16 May 2018
Communication is very poor, customers know about the changes at BMO before employees. Leadership has gone down the drain in last 2 yrs. Sr leaders have big attitude and only pretend to know everything. There is no brain involved with changes as they are piled on each other most of the times and the poor agents have to bear the brunt of irate customers.
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) – Edmonton, AB – 24 April 2018
I always dreamed about working at the bank so when the position came up and I got it, I was ecstatic. I was so excited because I had tried for so long to get into that industry and I finally did. Loved the training, it was great. Loved my co-workers and to this day we have still stayed in contact since I left the place. The only downside was the pay was so low that I was actually getting more and more into debt. My pay as a teller wasn't covering my bills and I didn't have much(rent, car payment and tv) I ended up canceling tv and I was barely making it. I shopped once a month and tried to get that going till I run out. In the end I had to look for something so I could catch up with my bills and still worked at the bank part time. Came tax time I would have to pay back money despite the extra $50 I would take off from full time job.
Sr. Manager (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 29 March 2018
very supportive of family life. compensation ranges are very large so ensure that you negotiate well. managers supportive of learning and growth but depending on the group, there might be limited training budget.
Financial Services Manager (Former Employee) – Mississauga, ON – 13 March 2018
doesn't pay enough for the amount of work you have to do and not to mention the mental beating it takes on you. it really depends on the manager you have - if you dont have a good one then you really dont go anywhere
Very good organization to work for--F/T or Contract
Senior Technology Project Manager (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 11 March 2018
Progressive management. Flexible work hours Most enjoyable was working with colleagues As a contractor, expected to work some evenings and weekends to deploy projects. The organization is results driven
Large company, lots of opportunity, decent benefits
Investment Centre Team Lead (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 9 March 2018
BMO is a large company that offers its employees a number of career opportunities. They have a competitive share ownership program and a DBP pension plan. The only downfall is that the don't necessarily promote within (i.e. they do not reward your years of service to the company) especially if you are switching between different lines of business. Management on the whole is good, although it can vary greatly depending on your line of business and you specific manager.