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CIBC Employee Reviews for Financial Advisor

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Financial Advisor49 reviews
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Great place to grow and develop as a young professional; works with very notable, high profile, and reputable Canadian clients . Very team-oriented culture. Management open and very approachable — both with respect to day-to-day operations and with to long-term growth initiatives.
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Micro management is the way of life. Constant shaming during meetings. Very unhealthy competition causing increased politics in the work environment. Pushing for and forcing sales and it's all about the numbers. Zero work life balance as the management will suck the life out of you and will make you even work when on vacation. Overall it's a terrible place to work
Pros
Nothing
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Everything. Good employees quit everyday because of bad management and bad work culture
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CIBC a pathetic place to work. The management is totally corrupt. Don’t know the business ethics. Always tries to focus on sale. On the name of retirement planning, CIBC is selling it’s products making fool out of people.
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None
Cons
Worst place to work with
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was a great place to work until some management chances. Then the micromanagement started and has become a bit of a stressful place to be at. Other than that not to bad.
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its Alright, nothing negative about the place, the town was not the best fit for me as it was less than 5 thousand people in that town. hard to get a transfer away
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It was a fine place to work when management knew what they were doing. Constant changes in management made it hard to align my self to the overall goal as it would change constantly
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This is a high level job where you are given enough training and resources to be successful at your job. You need to be aware of what you are doing and if you wish to be there. I will only recommend this to someone who has a passion for this as it is a very demanding job, but a lot of fun if you have a passion for it
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Good place to hone your skills and understand how a corporation works.

Really listen to all the detail and question why they do the things they do. You will find the answers if you listen.
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This is a not a 9-5 job.
Make friends with management don't be on their bad side.

Work hard and you will be rewarded

Within 2-3 years you will be promoted

It is a good mix of sales and service
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Strategy keep on changing..overall a decent bank to work with. Role of FA is really good if you get a good branch. Benefits are okay, not covering 100% benefits.
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Although the benefits of free banking and staff rates for borrowing are great, management is out of touch with what the sales staff is facing. You are told you are to provide advice to clients and do what is best for them but ultimately you are "graded" on how many units you sold in each meeting you hold.
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CIBC is an excellent bank which has provided me a long term career. I retired from CIBC in 2019 after over 30 years will the company on two different occasions
Pros
excellent working environment
Cons
none specific
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If you are sales driven and have passion to deliver meaningful advice to your customers then this is one of the best place to work. Keep in mind you have targets to achieve, it's always a good idea to keep up with them on weekly or biweekly basis.
Pros
Excellent benefits
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Management: little support and more criticism
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I worked with and for some really great people in this organization. If the upper managements asks were more aligned with their stated philosophy I would likely still be with the organization.
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I was with cibc call center for 5 years and I loved it, the bonuses were fantastic! The benefits were good and so was the retirement plans too. The employees were great, overall loved this company!
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great work culture and support from management. Highlighly recommended to fellow advisors in the industry. It all depends on the role you are doing and which department you are in.
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The typical day at work was getting ready to meet 3 or 4 clients per day. There was always lots of tasks to do, from preparing for the next meeting to structuring mortgages for approval. Sales targets were high for both investments and loans. This role requires someone who is excellent at multitasking.
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micro-managed in a senior level role like i was a child.
overall good structure just had a negative experience at a individual branch

product pushers.
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good white collar job but compensation is quite low compared to the work load, compliance and expectations. you have chances of growth but at a slow pace.
Pros
you can fiind job locally which saves you from long commute
Cons
Compansation is not at par with other industries
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5.0
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Great place to work and be able to reach full potential. They value the client first and make sure that the client leaves satisfied and confident in their decision.
Pros
Great Leadership
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