Sun Life Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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3.8
75%
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94%
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Sun Life CEO Dean Connor
Dean Connor
246 Ratings
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  • "Sometimes senior management is there only for their own benefit(in 24 reviews)

  • "Actually there's no cons in this company(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work and grow"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analytics Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly, Good work life balance, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    Due to the size of the organization, some things are overly process driven.

  2. "amazing infra and good work-life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Asset Management Analyst in Saint John, NB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    great work being done, really impactful and nice people to work with

    Cons

    salary does not exceed 110k no matter where your from or how talented you are

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  3. "A great corporate culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Vice President in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of mobility with in the organization to take on new roles

    Cons

    Some outdated practices make innovation difficult

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  4. "good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good life working balance environment

    Cons

    lots of politic issue in company

  5. "Good company going through a lot of change"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Change Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to grow unless you are already at a leader level.

    Cons

    Moving up the ladder is largely dependent on who you know

  6. "Very high turnover, poor work culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Disability Case Manager in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    Decent salary, remote work now, possibility for part time work from office/home regularly

    Cons

    extremely high workload, lack of support, internal politics, very high turnover

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    SunLife is a great place to work, where teams feel like a family. Great paid vacation, benefits, and posibility to move up. I miss the SunLife family.

    Cons

    Some managers/directors should not be in leadership positions.

  8. "No headline"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Treats like a family. Loved working there.

    Cons

    There are no cons as such.

  9. "Good company culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    flexibility, good culture, agile work culture

    Cons

    hard to get promotion, annual salary increase is no more than 2% normally

  10. "none"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Waterloo, ON

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work . Nice.

    Cons

    No cons for this company.

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