Manulife Financial

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Manulife Financial Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 205 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

Manulife Financial President and CEO Donald A. Guloien

Donald A. Guloien

(105 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance, usally work 40 hours a week without much overtime(in 26 reviews)

  • Support if you need to work from home for personal reasons - really good at this(in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Bureaucratic organization structure; information gap between senior management and middle management(in 7 reviews)

  • Unhealthy work environment in my particular department, too much dust/dirt in the air(in 7 reviews)

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    Excellent Employer

    Group Benefits Manager (Current Employee) Boston, MA

    ProsThere is great room for improvement and to move around different departments

    ConsIt is a very large company, thus when applying for different positions is very competitive

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Customer Services Representative (Former Employee) Halifax, NS (Canada)

    ProsTraining is superb and they encourage you to further your education.

    ConsRaises based on company performance and targets of your department.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very fun as an internship position.

    Intern (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsWell known brand awareness

    ConsRisks and rewards are sometimes overlooked

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to Work

    Actuarial Associate (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsGreat team, good work life balance

    ConsImplementing changes is sometimes a difficult task

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

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    most desirable place

    Senior Systems Analyst (Former Employee) Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    Prosexcellent working environment including company benefits, parking, communication with management, sharing company news, generous bonus and profit sharing program, flexible working hours

    Consnot much to say here

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good work and life balance

    Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) Halifax, NS (Canada)

    Prosgood senior support

    comfortable working environment

    Consno strong feeling about company culture

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Place to work

    Actuarial Coop (Current Employee) Kitchener, ON (Canada)

    Pros-Excellent workplace culture ( a lot of socials and team events)
    -Great leadership within the company
    -Meritocracy, good opportunities for one to succeed and move up

    Cons-not many cons, it was a great company with great people. Hire a lot of people so there is more competition to move up.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    nice

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIt's big and gives lots of opportunities

    Consit's too big so has many dependencies

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    This was good experience I get change to work with lost of highly professionals DBAs.

    Database Analyst (Former Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    ProsLong term career, Good benefits

    ConsBig company you have to have good work ethic

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

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    great company for fresh graduates

    Investment Analyst (Current Employee) Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros- great work life balance

    Cons- compensation less competitive compared to other financial services firms

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

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