Sun Life Reviews

Updated May 13, 2022

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4.1
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Sun Life President and CEO Kevin Strain
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Pros
  • "Provided work life balance to all their employees(in 352 reviews)

  • "Sun Life great work environment with good work life balance(in 163 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "I couldn't think of any downsides in working at Sun Life(in 56 reviews)

  • "Work life balance is not a priority(in 54 reviews)

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    Hi Fishes, Help me making a decision ,which one to choose among these three Deloitte USI- 8.5 lpa fixed+0-10 percnt variable Accenture-8.5 lpa (including 85k variable) Sun Life financial- 10.5 lpa(9.5 lpa fixed+ 10 percent variable) For automation testing profile? Please suggest which one to choose?

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      May 10, 2022 - Director in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work - culture, work life balance

      Cons

      Lower than market pay - 20-30% lower than peers

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      data analyst

      May 10, 2022 - Data Analyst in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      well paid friendly environment great employer

      Cons

      working under pressure huge woking working time

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      It all depends on what you are looking for

      May 13, 2022 - Service Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Great level entry experience - Good support in getting your industry licenses - Great place for SALES people

      Cons

      Although Sun Life's structure is changing, there is still FAR too much weight on sales.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Scrum Master

      Apr 29, 2022 - Scrum Master in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work environment, love it.

      Cons

      Cant think of anything ryt nw.

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company but low pay

      May 12, 2022 - Financial Centre Administrator in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Many great perks. Access to courses.

      Cons

      Toxic work environment Management micromanages No room for growth

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work depending on the department

      May 8, 2022 - Client Service Representative in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary and bonus Nice office and work from home Good amenities I.e gym on site Sick days and wellness days Vacation time Private spending account up to $1,500 Decent but not great benefits

      Cons

      Management turnover Micromanagement Nepotism Old ways of operating due to the age of management Repetitive work

      1 person found this review helpful
    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      N/A

      May 7, 2022 - Manager (IT Audit) in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everything has been good so far

      Cons

      Salaries is too small especially with the rise in living expenses in Canada

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Quality place to qork

      Apr 21, 2022 - Underwriter in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good management - understandable career growth path

      Cons

      - work life balance can suffer during busy periods - pay is only decent

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great work/life balance

      Apr 18, 2022 - Creative Designer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment Lots of support from the leaders Recognitions

      Cons

      Nothing outstanding, salary and compensation can be improved

      1 person found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Disability Case Manager

      May 1, 2022 - Disability Case Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great extended health care benefits

      Cons

      No work from home ability pre-pandemic

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    Sun Life has an overall rating of 4.1 out of 5, based on over 2,885 reviews left anonymously by employees. 86% of employees would recommend working at Sun Life to a friend and 78% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Sun Life employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Sun Life. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

    86% of Sun Life employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Sun Life 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 3.9 for career opportunities.

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