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Updated 15 February 2018
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Pros
  • I am allowed to work from home a couple days which helps because I live pretty far away (in 43 reviews)

  • Very much support a telecommuting work situation good benefits (in 64 reviews)

Cons
  • There should be right people management by the managers or senior management teams (in 20 reviews)

  • Lack of sustainable growth opportunities (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Life's brighter under the sun!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working hours.
    Client focused policies.
    Great incentives and bonuses.

    Cons

    The endless client base a person can have may become confusing and harder to manage in the future.


  2. "Process Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Lean Solution Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Lean Solution Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, good work culture and collaborative environment

    Cons

    Lower salary compared to market


  3. "Great Insurance MNC to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Process Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Process Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Best place to work for

    Cons

    No such prons are there


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  5. "Excellent company culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    warm people, competitive environment, room for growth

    Cons

    none come to mind, have had very positive experience


  6. "Great company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Rehabilitation Consultant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Rehabilitation Consultant in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work arrangements
    Great people
    Good salaries

    Cons

    Managers have less fleivility
    Lots of documentation


  7. "Managers Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary and reasonably good work life balance

    Cons

    limited options for growth at Asia Service Centers

    Advice to Management

    please find avenues for growth for senior people


  8. "Great"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    Very good company, a lot of good benefits

    Cons

    Some teams don’t work closely enough together

    Advice to Management

    Get someone in to look at process/structure


  9. "AVP"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - competitive compensation, strong innovation and leadership

    Cons

    - slow to execute, consensus driven leadership


  10. "Fruitful Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasury Finance Associate in Taguig (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Treasury Finance Associate in Taguig (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great salary package and benefits

    Cons

    No clear criteria for promotion


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Love it here"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Actuarial Analyst in Wellesley, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Assistant Actuarial Analyst in Wellesley, MA (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good starting wage, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    HR is a nightmare, otherwise awesome


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