John Hancock Financial Services| John Hancock
3.3 of 5 177 reviews
www.johnhancock.com Boston, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

John Hancock Financial Services| John Hancock Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2014
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3.3 177 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

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Donald Goloien

(44 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "There is definitely good work life balance and a lot of fun things to do in the area"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Good benefits, nice work life balance, good office culture, offers competitive salaries"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "Very little feedback from senior management regarding forward career progression"
    in 5 reviews
  • "Horrible cross functionality, upper management no presence with lower level employees"
    in 5 reviews
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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsNice offices. Smart people. Great product. Great rep.

    ConsNone really. No worse than any other corporation

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork!

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

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    Overworked

    Technical Lead (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsThe company has decent pay and benefits. The company has become more flexible and allowing there employees to work from home. Work teams usually work well together to try and achieve goals.

    ConsCompany has gone though a major reorganization over the last 2 years. Many employees were moved and are now learning new jobs. The reorg was designed to breakdown barriers but so far that has not occurred and at times have made it more difficult.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to the employees feedback.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Senior Paralegal (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsGreat benefits, flexibility and work-life balance. Management is improving their ways with interacting with their employees. Employees are a pleasure to work with.

    ConsNeed to be aggressive when seeking promotions or career development. Low entry level salaries.

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOffers many professional development opportunities, work/life balance is great, great benefits.

    ConsAs a large company, it can be hard to find your niche and move up in the ranks.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Average Job

    Executive Assistant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsOverall decent place to work. Nice work life balance

    ConsSalary is low balled here.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Executive Assistant (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsNice benefits! Decent work hours, nice work/life balance

    ConsI've seen better salaries within the industry

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    my experience has been rewarding

    Records Management and Image Processor I LTC New Business (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    Prosgood benefits, monthly bonuses, and friendly coworkers

    Consdealing with systems being down and not much room to grow

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    Strong, progressive company which is always looking for ways to improve.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood benefits, competitve salaries, and opportunities to grow.

    ConsMost of the opportunities for advancement are located in Boston. If you are located outside of Boston, your potential for growth may be limited.

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

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    Soon to have a one year anniversary with John Hancock Life

    Senior Sales Coordinator (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat Company with fabulous employee benefits - BCBS health insurance from day 1; vacations, sick days and person leave from day 1; pension plan vested in 3 years; 401K available after 90 days.
    The Staff that I work with are all very talented and knowledgeable. The Customer Service and New Business Department personnel are all very pleasant, efficient and knowledgeable.

    ConsI love working for John Hancock Life. It is truly a great American Company that just happens to be owned by some very nice Canadians.

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

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    Good temping opportunity

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsKnowledgeable, friendly coworkers; excellent training; nice office (giant cafeteria). Convenient shuttle service.

    ConsDoesn't appear to be much growth, but then I was only a temp.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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