Compare Sun Life vs Shoppers Drug Mart BETA

See how working at Sun Life vs. Shoppers Drug Mart compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Sun Life vs. Shoppers Drug Mart. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Sun Life

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Shoppers Drug Mart

Employee Ratings

  • Sun Life scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 462 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 2279 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Sun Life employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Sun Life employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Sun Life employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Sun Life employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Sun Life employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Sun Life Ceo Dean Connor
93%
93%Dean Connor
Sun Life employees rated their CEO Approval 21% higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Shoppers Drug Mart Ceo Mike Motz
72%
72%Mike Motz
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
75%
Sun Life employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Sun Life employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than Shoppers Drug Mart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
49%

Salaries

Shoppers Drug Mart has 1,488 more total submitted salaries than Sun Life.
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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Sun Life.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Shoppers Drug Mart.
  • "Senior management" was the most mentioned Con at Sun Life.
  • "Head office" was the most mentioned Con at Shoppers Drug Mart.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 92 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 91 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 132 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 113 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 24 reviews)
"Commission based"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Head office"(in 70 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Marketing

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

Pros

-good work life balance -flexible hours

Cons

-feels like big corporate -can definitely get lost in the shuffle

"good company"Apr 22, 2020

Former Employee - Student

I worked at Shoppers Drug Mart part-time

Pros

- understanding management - full shifts - fun workplace environment

Cons

- some drama sometimes - very physically demanding at times (that's just retail though, i guess) - not very flexible in terms of shift changes (in the pharmacy at least, cannot speak for front... store)

Job Postings

Shoppers Drug Mart has 2,199 more recently posted open jobs than Sun Life.