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Review averages

  • 43 employees say

    Excellent (19)
    44.186046511628%
    Good (11)
    25.581395348837%
    Satisfactory (8)
    18.604651162791%
    Subpar (5)
    11.627906976744%
    3.54
  • 2 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    50%
    3.00

Company summary

Experience the commitment

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Our 40 years of continuous profitable growth is a testament to the confidence our clients place in us, to the commitment of our members, and to the sound business model and sustaining principles on which we were founded.

With 70,000 professionals serving clients from hundreds of locations worldwide, CGI is a leading IT and business process services provider focused on being a partner, employer and investment of choice.

Numbers

Employees

10,001+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

Your end-to-end partner in digital transformation

0413b2bdb82c84fdeba6.jpgCGI is one of the few global firms with the talent, scale and end-to-end services and solutions necessary to help clients succeed holistically. Our client proximity model fosters a deep understanding of clients’ businesses and strong relationships to build best-fit innovative digital solutions, supported by our global delivery model that brings forward industry and technology expertise.  Our services include:

  • High-end business and IT consulting with a focus on digital
  • Systems integration to connect legacy assets with digital business and operating models
  • Transformational outsourcing to improve both how they run and change their organizations
  • Intellectual property that acts as a digital business accelerator

Specialties: 

  • APPLICATION SERVICES
  • BUSINESS CONSULTING
  • BUSINESS PROCESS SERVICES
  • INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES
  • IT OUTSOURCING SERVICES
  • SYSTEMS INTEGRATION SERVICES

Company outlook

Since 1976, we have committed ourselves to being a partner, employer and investment of choice.

CGI was founded in 1976 in Québec City by Serge Godin and André Imbeau. At the time, “CGI” stood for “Conseillers en gestion et informatique,” which translates to “Consultants in management and information technology.” As we grew into a global company, we became known as simply CGI.

Today, there are 70,000 of us working across the globe. Together, CGI's professionals have built one of the leading IT and business process services companies in the world with a long track record of service excellence, innovative services and solutions, and sustainable profitable growth.

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Benefits

Distinctive programs and benefits

0b2b261de58ed70fb998.jpgCGI pays particular attention to the compensation, benefits and working conditions we offer. All of these are reviewed regularly based on our professionals’ interests and needs and competitive market conditions.

The following represents our key company-wide programs.

Ownership programs

From our founding, CGI has operated based on the strong belief that our success comes from the strength and commitment of our shareholder members. When you join us, you have the opportunity to become an owner of your company. As owners, we all participate in and benefit from the value we help create. Our unique ownership programs put into practice our philosophy of intrapreneurship—our term for the ownership culture within CGI. Our ownership programs include:

Compensation and benefits

CGI offers a competitive compensation that recognizes your experience and competencies. In addition, our benefit programs, including health and savings plans, provide you with financial security and peace of mind.

Achieving work/life balance

We firmly believe that the health and wellness of our members are crucial to both their own personal success and our collective success as a company. We are committed to improving their quality of life, and we demonstrate this commitment through the implementation of the following:

  • Share purchase plan: CGI will match your contribution dollar for dollar, up to the determined maximum. In addition, an additional amount corresponding to a set percentage of your salary can be invested in CGI shares.
  • Profit participation plan: You'll participate in the rewards that come from CGI's growth; this plan distributes a portion of our profits based on the achievement of CGI’s financial objectives and taking into consideration individual performance.

Health and wellness program: 

Oxygen, our global health and wellness program, is made up of a multidisciplinary team of health experts who support our members in their efforts to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Oxygen is at the forefront of best practices in the field of workplace health and wellness. Members have access to an interactive platform that offers an impressive catalogue of health-related content and can access information about health services available in their local area. Oxygen also promotes healthy behaviours by organizing activities on both a local and a global scale, such as CGI’s annual Walk Around the World event.

  • Member assistance program: At CGI, we understand that challenging life situations impact our members’ well-being. To help them address various challenges in their personal and professional lives, we provide free and confidential access to information, practical solutions and personalized support from professionals with the aim of improving their quality of life.
  • Leave programs: CGI encourages our professionals to enjoy the time allowed for annual vacation and holidays in order to pursue their personal interests. Understanding that some life situations may require time away from work, CGI also offers a special leave program.
  • Social clubs: To strengthen relationships between our professionals, CGI provides financial support and takes part in the organization of social activities, including some activities for family.
  • Extracurricular activities: From serving the communities in which we live and work to participating in activities that build CGI’s brand, we provide ample opportunities that support and nurture your interests.

Location


  • Boulevard West 15th floor
    Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1T4
    Canada
Locations (international)

Search our locations worldwide today! 


For applicants

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Dream inspired. Client driven.

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Seeking the best equilibrium among our stakeholders
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For our clients…
CGI strives to be recognized by our clients as their partner and expert of choice. Our track record of outstanding delivery, combined with our industry expertiseend-to-end services and IP-based solutions, help deliver significant value to clients’ mission-critical and transformative work.

For our members…
CGI strives to be recognized by our professionals, whom we call members, as an exciting environment in which to build a career and company we can be proud of. Our members derive their greatest satisfaction from helping our clients succeed, and are passionate about supporting the well-being of the communities in which we live and work.

For our shareholders…
CGI strives to be recognized by our shareholders as a well-managed, financially strong company providing superior returns. In fact, since our initial public offering in 1986, we have provided an average return of 19%. Learn more about our performance in the investors section.

How would we describe the company culture?

While most companies have a vision and mission, CGI goes a step beyond. We have a company dream:

openTo create an environment in which we enjoy working together and, as owners, contribute to building a company we can be proud of.close

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This dream emphasizes the enjoyment and ownership principles that are essential to CGI's success. In fact, we strive to create an environment where our professionals enjoy working together and feel empowered and engaged as owners to build their company and grow their careers. This dream as well as our values are what set us apart—they make up our DNA and define our unique company culture.


What else should applicants know about us?

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Application advice

Preferred application method

At CGI, you will find a stimulating environment with exciting opportunities and plenty of variety to evolve your skills and lay a strong foundation of experience.

Search our current job opportunities today.

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Reviews for CGI USA

Reviews - What employees say

3.54 Employees say
3.00 Applicants say
  • 12.Oct 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Liked the team I was with. Great bunch of people.

Support from Management

They hated me.

Teamwork

Great team

Level of Autonomy

I worked very independently but management resented my intense work ethic. We had five management teams in two years and the last set micro managed EVERYTHING.

Communication

No clue given as to direction of company

Career Development

None

Overall Compensation for your work

They stiffed me on raises that other team members received.

  • 31.Mar 2017
  • Employee

Company culture

Its the opposite of a team.

Suggestions for improvement

  • Benefits leave a lot to be desired. They haven't raised the wages for 6 years. And it's nearly impossible to find parking.

Review averages

  • 43 employees say

    Excellent (19)
    44.186046511628%
    Good (11)
    25.581395348837%
    Satisfactory (8)
    18.604651162791%
    Subpar (5)
    11.627906976744%
    3.54
  • 2 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    50%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (0)
    0%
    Subpar (1)
    50%
    3.00

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