Manulife Financial
3.4 of 5 184 reviews
www.manulife.com Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

Manulife Financial Reviews

Updated Apr 6, 2014
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3.4 184 reviews

                             

79% Approve of the CEO

Manulife Financial President and CEO Donald A. Guloien

Donald A. Guloien

(95 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Nice company, great place for acturies

Financial Analyst (Current Employee)
Waterloo, NY

I have been working at Manulife Financial full-time for more than 3 years

ProsNice work enviroment, nice management team, a lot of fun events, food courts are not bad

ConsThey should not put accountants together with the acturies both in Fianace, the acturies get far more benefits than accountants, makes all the financial analysts feel so unfair. The reorg. is just throwing more work to all employees, what's the benefit?

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Asssisting people to make solid financial decisions

Doc Review (Former Employee)
West New York, NJ

I worked at Manulife Financial full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCommunicating with all types of sales situations and resolving there most pressing needs

ConsSome you assist and others you find difficult to help i.e. inabiulity to set aside needed discretionary income and no interest to plan

Advice to Senior Managementrespect and courteousness

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Associate (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Manulife Financial full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat company to work for, great location

ConsLong hours, low pay, executive pressure

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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As an, intern overall it was good. Many slow days but busy days allowed for good work and learning opportunities.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at Manulife Financial

ProsTreated with respect and as a full-time employee. The work is engaging when there's is work and interesting projects.

ConsMany instances when there's not enough work, there's mindless work, or work given to you just to keep you busy that the department won't utilize.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep interns more engaged and work more consistent. Perhaps better training during the initial weeks will alllow interns to take on more tasks and projects as the internship progresses.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Boring

Analyst (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at Manulife Financial

ProsGood hours and not too much demand

ConsA bit boring at times

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat job.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to work

Derivatives Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Manulife Financial

ProsBenefits, Salary, Location, Hours, Career Advancement, Stock Program

ConsNeed more on the job training

Advice to Senior ManagementTrain employees better

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Stable but unexciting place to work for.

Software Developer (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Manulife Financial

ProsStable company -- seems to withstand bad economic times better than peers. The company's risk aversion makes it somewhat of an unexciting place to work for, but contributes to the sense of stability.

ConsTypical downsides of working for a large corporation -- it often feels that your work doesn't make a difference. The corporate hierarchy is 8-10 levels deep, so a common worker feels very detached from senior management.

Advice to Senior ManagementI have every reason to believe that our senior management is highly capable,

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Nice working place

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Manulife Financial as an intern

ProsGreat place to work for people who like to network.

ConsOverall, not the most professional/ technical people I've worked with (i.e. has a more business feel to it)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Reputated company, many talented people there

Senior Tax Analyst (Current Employee)
Kitchener, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Manulife Financial full-time for less than a year

Proscompany thinks ahead, leading the trends

Consduring the change, sometimes can be very unstructure

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First Job out of University

Senior Auditor (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Manulife Financial full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDecent health benefits, company encourages career and personal development, stock matching, big advocates of volunteer and company wide charity campaigns, abundant training opportunities, subsidized cafeteria and gym

ConsOld fashion and out of date processes, recent focus on boosting bottom line and cutting costs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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