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Manulife Reviews

Updated 16 November, 2018
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  • "Not enough vacation for a work life balance" (in 24 reviews)

  • "long hours some days comission based" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, great leadership

    Cons

    very demanding job, highly stressful

    Manulife Response

    2 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to know you are having a positive experience.


  2. "RSA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Great work-life balance in the company

    Cons

    Not so easy the opportunity to advance in higher positions

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to know you had a positive experience.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Manulie"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, very welcoming lots of growth and options to move up and excel in your role. Benefits are amazing

    Cons

    Management is a mess. A lot of things aren’t told you to prior they are told after you already made the mistake. Base could be higher

    Advice to Management

    Listen more talk less, put yourself in your teams shoes and remember everyone is human. Stop favouring others

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. If you wish to discuss further, please contact us at TalentAcquisition@manulife.com.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Financial Representative"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Good work environment.

    Cons

    There was alot of restructuring and uncertainty while I worked there.

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to know you had a positive experience.


  5. "highly professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    gain experience from huge company

    Cons

    travel is a bit far

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    We are happy to know you are having a positive experience. Thank you for sharing your review.


  6. "looking for customer service service"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Income Tax Preparer in Guelph, ON
    Current Employee - Income Tax Preparer in Guelph, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    continue learning and learning fast.Team working.

    Cons

    Age is over 50 but experience is much more than young person. Body still strong.

    Advice to Management

    I have accounting,payroll, income tax and life insurance experience.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good work place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Manulife has a lot to offer for those who are talented individuals.

    Cons

    Like every work place politics and connections are sometime prevent talented staff to advance.

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are happy to know you had a positive experience.

  8. "Associate manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Manager
    Current Employee - Associate Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and supportive leadership. Wonderful peers. Excellent teams.
    Flexible work from home opportunities.
    Opportunities for career growth.

    Cons

    Can be very busy and stressful at times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work.

    Provide more feedback about the agencies and about contract hires in entry level positions.

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your feedback. We are happy to know you are having a positive experience.


  9. "Co-op"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Manulife part-time

    Pros

    Pretty sweet although you are expected to do well

    Cons

    work life balance is something the manager needs to consider

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to know you had a positive experience.


  10. "Perfect place to grow"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    So many opportunities and friendly team to work with.

    Cons

    Nothing to report, Everything good for me.

    Manulife Response

    19 Nov, 2018 – Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for sharing your review. We are happy to know you are having a positive experience.


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