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Unproductive, bad Management
Analyst (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB2 May 2018
Management isn't qualified. Any boob there can be a Manager, no direction.

They are only organized when it comes to drinking beer every opportunity they can. Unprofessional. Lacks control. No dress code, many look like they are homeless, scuffy, dirty.
Pros
Nothing
Cons
There's not enugh room
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Fun work place, terrible management
Relationship Manager (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB17 February 2018
Salary does not match work expectations. i was there for 3 years and only made 5K more than when I first began. When considering the inflation in Calgary, it was not enough.
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Settlements Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB27 November 2017
- Amazing and innovative company (overall)
- Heavy workload in the department I was hired on with. Good work life balance at first. Eventually given project out of my scope/experience/interest and work life became unbalanced.
- Reasonable salary for tasks (given task difficulty).
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Unprofessional Company
Employee (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB29 October 2017
Very Unprofessional Culture especially the Manager.. Funny he knows nothing yet his boss doesn't seem to notice.. All his staff knows how incompetent he is be can still get around it.. The only company where alcohol drinking at work is allowed.. and oh, a financial institution where you can delete history transactions.. hmmmm...
Pros
Provide job in Calgary
Cons
Not the company you want to grow with and work for
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productive and innovative place
Accountant (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB5 December 2016
Management has some unrealistic expectations. salaries are not at market rate. Lot of overtime is required. It is good to start the career and no in long run
Pros
exposure
Cons
over time requirment
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Unprofessional and unethical management
Transaction Specialist (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB19 October 2016
You learn a lot about equity purchase plans, registered plans, broker services, etc. Great trainer, great co-workers. Very low pay for the responsibilities that you have. Many clients that call in are very rude. Unstable web applications. Managements lacks professionalism. Very unethical and poor communication skills. Not a place to stay for the long term. People come and go like there is no tomorrow.
Pros
Great co-workers, great trainer, good location
Cons
Unprofessional and very unethical management, low pay
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Specialist (Former Employee) –  Calgary6 September 2016
Generally staff was untrained, overworked and unhappy. Receptionist was surly. Client tried to implement new interfaces but was thwarted by our constant data changes. The fact that they are still advertising jobs that are no longer available reflects their professionalism
Pros
Learned some new skills
Cons
Nepotism, no advancement
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Learing and traning is too short
Transaction Specialist (Former Employee) –  Alberta, Calgary28 April 2016
Gained a lot of knowledge on Equity Management, understanding more about employee shares . Support was lacking and can be improved.
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Great experience
Transaction specialist (Bilingual) (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB8 April 2016
I learned a lot during my time in Solium, I was able to show my abilities. The work environment was always excellent, and also incentives and salaries
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This is a growing company with a lot of issues.
Transaction Specialist (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB1 December 2015
At the beggining I was very pleased with the culture, is relaxed.

Later I realized the Issues that the Co. has and then is when the honeymoon and the marriage ended.

They have a lot of problems with management. The left hand does not know what the right hand is doing.

There was an enormous lack of training and when people made mistakes, they were certainly nailed to the cross or fired.

There is no support or coaching from management and is very frustrating since there is no real processes in place to do your job.

There is a lack of people since the company is growing, but the employee base is not and they cope with temporary people that do a mediocre job at best.

Salary is a big issue, lot of people here complain all the time about the little money they make.

There is a lot of nepotism, so if you are part of the family or friends with it, you will get ahead. The other more capable people is left aside until normally they leave.

It's a shame that a company with that much potential, is so mediocre treating their employees.

I do not recommend this place is a dead end.
Pros
Located in downtown
Cons
Bad Salary, lack of training, Nepotism.
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company growing to fast
Bilingual Transaction Specialist (Former Employee) –  Calgary1 June 2015
This company is growing way to fast which in return causes bad organization. Also there is a big lack in training but very high expectations. Big lack of professionalism from management team. Left hand doesn't know what right hand is doing and everybody is not on the same page with the processes. People who work there in general are quite unhappy.
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Worst place to work
Account Administrator (Current Employee) –  Calgary23 January 2015
They want robots. Everything is manually.. Don't see this company or management growing. Not enough work they are losing clients.
Cons
They act and run like a new company with no direction
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growing fasted paced environment with the right work life balance
Vice President Service Operations (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB28 January 2014
Solium Capital was built on a culture of taking care of its employees. Through a core of long term employees that culture and vision was the building blocks to what is now an industry leader.
Pros
Great team environment
Cons
Growing to quickly
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Great Experience
Call Centre Representative (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB15 November 2012
• Answered phone calls from numerous customers and clients
• Precisely fulfilled customer inquiries regarding orders and accounts
• Provided detailed technical information regarding receiving or sending shares or cash
• Efficiently answered phone calls in a professional manner and maintained loyal customer relations with clients
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