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Sun Life Reviews

Updated Nov 19, 2019

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3.6
71%
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90%
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Sun Life CEO Dean Connor
Dean Connor
211 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (10)

    "Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Kitchener, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent and caring Management. Genuine interest in staff development and growth. Much emphasis upon learning and desire for each employee to contribute and participate in department goals and objectives.

    Cons

    Routine daily responsibilities can sometimes become boring.

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    Sun Life2018-12-03
  2. "Top employer in Canada"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Manager in Montreal, QC

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

    Pros

    - great compensation - great benefits - flexible hours

    Cons

    - culture is a bit old school

    Sun Life2019-11-18
  3. "Sun Life is a great company!"

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    Current Employee - Senior Governance and Compliance Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fair to employees, and supportive of the community

    Cons

    None worth mentioning in this review

    Sun Life2019-11-19
  4. "Positive environment but high stress"

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    Current Employee - Financial Service Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Clear path to higher pay. Easy access to different career paths

    Cons

    If sales numbers are not there, you can really feel the pressure.

    Sun Life2019-11-17
  5. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Agile environment, good pay and benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, very process oriented

    Sun Life2019-11-11
  6. "Group Retirement Services"

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    Current Employee - Coordinator, Plan Sponsor Services in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great location in Toronto just away from the lake

    Cons

    A large company sometimes finding your way to the next level can be tricky

    Sun Life2019-11-07
  7. "Life and health insurance"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Collaborative and positive work environment

    Cons

    Relative high business expense, sales target pressures

    Sun Life2019-11-07
  8. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Total Benefits Representative in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great management - Amazing co-workers - Great Benefits - Amazing bonuses - Fantastic intensives - Family feeling working there

    Cons

    - Hours can change frequently - Sometimes a clique like feeling - Advancement depends on who you know.

    Sun Life2019-11-04
  9. "Assistant Vice President, Canadian Actuarial Valuation"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President, Canadian Actuarial Valuation in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Promote collaboration, good senior management team, energetic staff

    Cons

    Long hours, stress level is high, management is going through changes

    Sun Life2019-11-02
  10. "Team needs a better process"

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    Former Employee - Communications Specialist in Waterloo, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some great designers and to collaborate with. Also worked with some great people on other teams.

    Cons

    Loud people determine direction of projects, not competent people. The process too often did not follow basic standard practices. Management listened to the squeaky wheel, not the people who did their jobs well. A lot of dirty tactics.

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    Sun Life2019-11-14
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