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Sun Life Reviews

Updated Jan 15, 2020

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3.8
73%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
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Sun Life CEO Dean Connor
Dean Connor
221 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review

    "Amazing Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wellesley, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, work/life flexibility, growth opportunities, strong communication from leadership, amazing benefits! My favorite company to work for.

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

    Sun Life2019-12-18
  2. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Place to work and progress

    Cons

    None Great place to work

    Advice to Management

    None

    Sun Life2019-12-31
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to move within the company.

    Cons

    Most opportunities are only for actuaries.

    Sun Life2020-01-09
  4. "Sunlife Financial"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Scarborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great environment and financially strong

    Cons

    Unnecessary divisions/ layers creating undesirable complexity

    Advice to Management

    Look for ways to simplify operations

    Sun Life2020-01-07
  5. "Knowledgeable employee with a great culture"

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

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

    Pros

    Company cherish staff opinion Pay is good People are great

    Cons

    It gets busy at times but overall a good work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Some departments are very busy and need to hire more people

    Sun Life2019-12-22
  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Internal Wholesaler in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Management care about employee development

    Cons

    promotion can be slow in some business areas

    Sun Life2019-12-13
  7. "Corporate Communications"

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    Former Employee - Senior Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to work. Lots of change in middle, lower level management

    Cons

    Pace of change too fast, feels rushed

    Sun Life2019-12-11
  8. "Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, unlimited income, building business

    Cons

    Hours are depended on clients, late hours

    Sun Life2019-12-23
  9. "Amazing Company"

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    Current Employee - Business/Project Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great compensation package Great flexibility with working hours and location Learning and development is amazing On boarding process was really great

    Cons

    Have to book desk in advance

    Sun Life2019-12-07
  10. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, good pay, work life balance

    Cons

    have to sign up for a desk every 2 weeks

    Advice to Management

    doing great

    Sun Life2019-12-06
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