Sun Life Reviews

Updated Sep 18, 2021

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4.0
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Sun Life President and CEO Kevin Strain
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Pros
  • "Doing very well at maintaining comraderie in a remote work environment(in 111 reviews)

  • "Good Benefits (specially Insurance policies)(in 88 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Poor middle management, lots of turnover with senior management(in 27 reviews)

  • "Honestly, none: it is a wonderful work environment(in 19 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good culture

      Sep 14, 2021 - Senior Group Underwriter in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Good team, supportive flexible working environment

      Cons

      Low salary compared to other companies

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Environment

      Sep 11, 2021 - Software Developer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Plenty of time to focus on your own work

      Cons

      Environment is not that challenging

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great Place to Work

      Sep 6, 2021 - Group Benefits Service Representative in Vancouver, BC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are fantastic, supportive and inclusive work environment, fair salaries.

      Cons

      Little upward mobility, head office is in Montreal with operations so there are issues with having siloed regional offices.

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great benefits

      Sep 6, 2021 - Intraday Analyst in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good benefits and saving plans

      Cons

      too much work responsibility doesn't match the pay

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      great workplace

      Sep 6, 2021 - Actuarial in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      culture is the best here

      Cons

      hours are pretty long overall

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great culture

      Sep 2, 2021 - Manager in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing work culture and work-life balance.

      Cons

      Mid-market salary targets mean base compensation isnt very competitive

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The team in Nova Scotia is truly blessed. One of the best company cultures I’ve ever been a part of.

      Aug 27, 2021 - Financial Advisor in Dartmouth, NS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Leadership is amazing. Opportunities for future businesses to thrive from the financial centre are guaranteed. Inclusive, and accepting culture. Awesome upside potential.

      Cons

      Work life balance can be a challenge. Needs some extra perseverance and some patience to maximize rewards.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great opportunities at Sun Life!

      Aug 27, 2021 - Director in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Large company with many opportunities to move around. Great benefits and culture - the management is supportive and collaborative.

      Cons

      Super busy as we try to move forward with our Digital Transformation.

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Aug 25, 2021 - Digital Analytics Manager in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance, benefits, work culture

      Cons

      Growth opportunities, career progression, training opportunities

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Company to work for!

      Aug 25, 2021 - Legal in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work arrangements, supportive management, good compensation. Managers focus on providing good work life balance. Strong focus on diversity.

      Cons

      No downsides to write of

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