Wawanesa Insurance Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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  1. "Great collaborative environment with supportive leadership"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager, Change Management in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team, work life balance, good pay

    Cons

    Slow in digital adoption, lack sophistication, reactive

  2. "Friendly place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wawanesa Insurance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team and great people

    Cons

    Older systems in place that could use updating

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  3. "good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant 

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance part-time

    Pros

    this company has friendly work environment

    Cons

    Havent found any so far

  4. "Great people. Evolving culture."

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Manager in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people are great and the organization cares about its people and its communities. The pay and benefits are above market.

    Cons

    Legacy bureaucratic processes and "command and control" thinking makes it less agile than needed. There is a shift to more modern leadership styles that is not fully realized yet, and creates an uneven experience.

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  5. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Claims Assistant in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wawanesa Insurance full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good salary and good place to gain experience

    Cons

    No benefits for term positions

  6. "Great Benefits and Culture"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Commercial Underwriter in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment and culture, supportive leaders

    Cons

    none I can think of

  7. "Very good work environment"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The work environment is very healthy, coworkers are very friendly and always looking to help when needed.

    Cons

    Salaries could be more competitive, especially when compared to similar positions in other Canadian cities.

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  8. "Great software development company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Applications Developer II in Winnipeg, MB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wawanesa Insurance full-time

    Pros

    - Friendly team/co-workers - Competitive salary - Follows current software development processes

    Cons

    - Developers are given hardware that is often under-powered and this negatively affects their ability to complete work quickly - Frequent interruptions on hardware due to mandatory updates and system bloat on the laptops provided.

  9. "Great company culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and nice people

    Cons

    Limited personal growth and career outlook

  10. Helpful (2)

    "Wawanesa"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Winnipeg, MB

    I have been working at Wawanesa Insurance full-time

    Pros

    They pay me monthly and I have flexible hours.

    Cons

    Managers are always complaining about employees.

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