Manulife Reviews

Updated Sep 27, 2021

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Manulife CEO Roy  Gori
Roy Gori
673 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work life balance and good management(in 258 reviews)

  • "Full time work from home opportunities(in 206 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours sometimes, can be stressful(in 50 reviews)

  • "Good work life balance but pay could be stronger(in 43 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Pay

      Sep 25, 2021 - Learning And Development Specialist in Oakville, ON
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      Pros

      Take good care of employees

      Cons

      Better benefits would be great

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good flexibiltu

      Sep 27, 2021 - Director in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Allow work from home, good location,

      Cons

      Changing Management, common layoffs, Slow growth opportunities

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Wonderful employer

      Sep 21, 2021 - Disability Case Manager in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexibility, a lot of time off, fuel-up days, modern, current, encourages career growth

      Cons

      A big company, hard to single yourself out and feel like you are contributing.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Re-inventing themselves

      Sep 21, 2021 - Software Engineering Manager in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Agile technology driven company looking to improve in everything they do.

      Cons

      some old time legacy systems that need updating

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company

      Sep 21, 2021 - Case Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive environment, competitive wages, great benefit plan

      Cons

      Some positions have limited opportunities for ladder climbing

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      sa

      Sep 20, 2021 - User Experience Designer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      pretty good work culture, time off for parents, and encouragement to take vacations and rest

      Cons

      the company is has a tall organizational model making it hard to get all the approvals and make a change

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great work life balance

      Sep 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hours and caring for humanity

      Cons

      Compensation is average among peers

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good but not ideal

      Sep 18, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer 
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      Pros

      - Good work life balance - Very helpful/friendly people - There are opportunities to grow - Employee feedback is important to the company - Relatively high tech for an insurance company

      Cons

      - Instead of focusing on creating value for the customer, a lot of effort is put into saving money - Decision making process is very slow - Trying to be agile but in practice it is not - Pay is below average for software engineers

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Sep 16, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company, good people. Worldwide locations

      Cons

      Bureaucracy, conservative mindset can prevail

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Challenging, fast-paced, and inclusive

      Sep 16, 2021 - Manager, Audit Services in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - challenging work - good compensation - positive and inclusive culture - opportunities to work on different teams

      Cons

      - demanding and long hours. Not much more work life balance compared to working for an external audit firm, but at least the compensation is better and there is minimal travel required

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