Manulife Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Nov 9, 2020

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Business Process Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Manulife for less than a year

    Pros

    great training when you first start

    Cons

    long hours during lock down

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - VP-HR 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Strong vision, mission and values Strong leadership team Interesting and important work Great peers and teammates Leadership really cares

    Cons

    Very long hours, burnout prevalent Lack of prioritization of initiatives


  3. "Good company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities for self development

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, can be stressful

    Manulife Response

    November 2, 2020

    We appreciate you sharing your feedback! We recognize that our organization is comprised of talented individuals and are happy to hear that you value your experience with us.

  4. "Horrible work culture!!"

    1.0
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    Former Contractor - Senior Data Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife for less than a year

    Pros

    - Nothing that I can think of

    Cons

    - Long working hours - Below market salary

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Ok place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to a variety of work, work from home and flexibility, amazing team.

    Cons

    Just another number (big company), long hours at times and stressful, lots of finger pointing and blaming.

  6. "For Entrepreneurial Spirits only"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Montreal, QC

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

    Pros

    Great Atmosphere Progression is key Patience wins the game Rewarding

    Cons

    Long Hours Lots of rejection Hard to stay motivated

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    Manulife Response

    July 19, 2019Head of Talent Acquisition

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

  7. "Great Company full of Oppertunities"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Full support available and the company takes notice of your hard work.

    Cons

    Sometimes there is long hours.

    Manulife Response

    May 10, 2019Head of Talent Acquisition

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

  8. "Senior Associate, Asset Management"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Good management and team

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes and transactions must be completed within the day

    Manulife Response

    May 3, 2019Head of Talent Acquisition

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

  9. "Manager"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Small company, a lot of learning amazing staff benefits and bonous

    Cons

    no growth uncertainty, long hours, tense environment

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    Manulife Response

    February 15, 2019Head of Talent Acquisition

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

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    "Director"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Nice people Friendly environment Decent pay, and ok benefits (you'd think they'd be better given they are a benefits company) Very large company so a large variety of jobs and areas you can move between

    Cons

    Long hours Lots of politics Very hierarchical and level driven Trying to change values but needs to change more of the senior leadership team to make cultural shifts stick Very difficult to get promoted

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    Manulife Response

    October 12, 2018Head of Talent Acquisition

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear you did not have a great experience with us. If you would like to discuss further, please contact us at TalentAcquisition@manulife.com.

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