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Adventures in politics

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Manulife

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Some ability to work from home if management permits it Some managers do actually care about their staff, but they are few and far between

Cons

Salaries are lower than comparable companies in the area Focus is on politics between departments, not in how to work together Emphasis is on how to not spend money which leads to staff not having the tools they need to do their jobs For an insurance company, the benefits are barely acceptable

Advice to Management

Please review the "Peter Principle" and stop putting people into roles that they are not suited for Listen to the staff when they have complaints

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  1. fun

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Manulife Financial is a fun and exciting place. It is located at a convenient location. The work environment is fun.

    Cons

    There are a lot of levels of management, slow to get things done and get your ideas across. a a

    Advice to Management

    Manulife Financial is a fun and exciting place. It is located at a convenient location. The work environment is fun.


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    Management changes in with what seems like the seasons

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent vacation time to start, lots of different paths to choose from (individual life, group benefits and wealth management, to name a few)

    Cons

    There is a lot of turnover. I don't know who has posted such glowing reviews, they certainly aren't from my area. People with the least amount of experience are promoted over people with the most knowledge, and there is a lot of work being moved overseas, so for the majority of employees, this is not a company to retire with, as your job is more likely than not going to be outsourced at some point. Our shares tanked 2 years ago, and seem to have never recovered.

    Advice to Management

    Promote the right people, stop with the friends and relatives bit. Consider experience a benefit, not a liability.


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