Manulife Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jun 17, 2020

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Manulife CEO Roy  Gori
Roy Gori
426 Ratings
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  1. "Excellent experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer Co-Op in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very Friendly and helpful teams and management. Very flexible for work. Great work-life balance Allows to contribute fully to co-ops from day one. Trains co-op a lot. Competitive compensation Many co-op specific activities by HR management

    Cons

    Found no cons so far!

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Looking in Kitchener, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Good work/life balance Opportunity to work from home High level of trust in employees

    Cons

    Many legacy systems overlap, hard to navigate technology Less than adequate training (outside of call centre)

  3. "not much work/guidance"

    3.0
    Former Intern - Engineering/Technical Services in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Manulife for less than a year

    Pros

    - good pay and work/life balance

    Cons

    - little work given, almost felt ignored

  4. "I like Manulife!"

    5.0
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife for less than a year

    Pros

    -Great work life balance -Respective coworkers -Ability to ask for different roles/duties -Growth opportunities

    Cons

    -Insurance industry is slightly boring...

  5. "Great Organization!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife

    Pros

    Manulife is great organization to work for with perfect work life balance.

    Cons

    In the past few years I have seen frequent leadership changes

  6. "Great company with good benefits and company values"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Manulife

    Pros

    Great work-life balance with many opportunities to grow within the company.

    Cons

    Some divisions don’t have the same corporate values as the over-arching company values

  7. Helpful (4)

    "Senior leadership is preventing internal career growth"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, work-life balance, supportive direct team

    Cons

    Politics, senior leadership prioritizes external hires over internal talent

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  8. "nice entry level job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Freelancer - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife for less than a year

    Pros

    great boss, work life balance

    Cons

    too many calls sometimes. too much load of work

  9. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Manulife full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great work life balance

    Cons

    Initiatives can take longer to implement due to limited shared resources available

  10. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, treat employees well, good management

    Cons

    Good work life balance but pay could be stronger

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