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
184 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Your may enjoy work-life balance depending on your department culture"
    in 22 reviews
  • "Support if you need to work from home for personal reasons - really good at this"
    in 8 reviews
Cons:
  • "Unhealthy work environment in my particular department, too much dust/dirt in the air"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Bureaucratic organization structure; information gap between senior management and middle management"
    in 6 reviews
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A great experience centered in the heart of Downtown Toronto

Client Account Representative (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Manulife Financial

ProsCompetitive Pay,
Great Benefits
Great co-workers (who helps out)

ConsTraining takes 5 weeks
Rated based on customer survey that may not be really accurate

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is good overall

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for!

Director (Current Employee)

I have been working at Manulife Financial

Prosflexibility, culture and treatment of employees

Consthe salaries are not competitive

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Manulife Financial

Prosgood work/life balance is promoted

Consglobal company can sometimes feel overwhelming

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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fun

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Manulife Financial

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementManulife Financial is a fun and exciting place. It is located at a convenient location. The work environment is fun.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Internal Wholesaler (Former Employee)

I worked at Manulife Financial

Prosgreat experience overall..travel, great environment, ability to grow,
work life balance was great. work hard play hard environment. but IW's were held accountable for their work, which is great!

Consbase pay could be a little more competitive

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent Employer

Group Benefits Manager (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

I have been working at Manulife Financial

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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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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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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