Compare The Co-operators vs Western Financial Group BETA

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The Co-operators

Employee Ratings

  • The Co-operators scored higher in 5 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Western Financial Group scored higher in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 218 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 153 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.6
The Co-operators employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Western Financial Group employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
4.3
Senior Management
4.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.6
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
The Co-operators Ceo Robert Wesseling
97%
97%Robert Wesseling
The Co-operators employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Western Financial Group employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Western Financial Group Ceo Kenny Nicholls
91%
91%Kenny Nicholls
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
89%
The Co-operators employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Western Financial Group employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
85%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
Positive Business Outlook
84%
Western Financial Group employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than The Co-operators employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The Co-operators has 106 more total submitted salaries than Western Financial Group.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Insurance Advisor19 Salaries
CA$39,143/yr
Licensed Insurance Representative17 Salaries
CA$53,774/yr
Management3 Salaries
CA$95,368/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Insurance Advisor27 Salaries
CA$42,123/yr
Insurance Broker9 Salaries
CA$40,856/yr
Branch Manager4 Salaries
CA$103,847/yr

What Employees Say

  • The Co-operators had 22 more reviews than Western Financial Group that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Guelph" was the most mentioned Con at The Co-operators.
  • "Head office" was the most mentioned Con at Western Financial Group.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 30 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 22 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 9 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 8 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Guelph"(in 10 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 4 reviews)
Cons
"Head office"(in 9 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 5 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Vice President & General Counsel

I have been working at The Co-operators full-time

Pros

Canadian focused, co-operative and a long history of service to Canadians and their communities. Open and receptive senior management.

Cons

Quite a bit of complexity largely due to historical siloed business now becoming enterprise-wide.

"Great Company"Oct 22, 2020

Current Employee - Insurance Broker

I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time

Pros

Great benefits, care about work/family balance, supportive, a great team to work with, room to grow.

Cons

The starting wage can be discouraging

Advice to Management

Keep it up!

Job Postings

Western Financial Group has 42 more recently posted open jobs than The Co-operators.