Manulife Financial

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Manulife Financial Reviews

Updated September 20, 2014
Updated September 20, 2014
224 Reviews
3.3
224 Reviews
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Manulife Financial President and CEO Donald A. Guloien
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112 Ratings

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    manulife is a good place for actuarial science students

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Actuarial Co-op  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Co-op in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife Financial as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    they assume you don't know anything.

    Cons

    need to learn some programming lauguage

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    should work hard to get a return offer

  2.  

    One of the Best

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunities, meritocracy, highly diverse workforce, good working environment, challenging assignments

    Cons

    Demanding, long hours, takes time for comp to recognize achievements and competency

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work at and grow as a professional

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    People are helpful, study days for ADP members, great atmosphere of aspiring young actuaries, location is convenient too. Also throughout the year there are events to lighten up the mood and raise morale, within teams or company wide.

    Cons

    Some times meeting the deadlines could be stressful especially having to study for actsc exams after work and on the weekend.

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  5.  

    Great Company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative  in  Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)

    I worked at Manulife Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Raises based on company performance and targets of your department.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very fun as an internship position.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife Financial as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Well known brand awareness

    Cons

    Risks and rewards are sometimes overlooked

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great Place to Work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Great team, good work life balance

    Cons

    Implementing changes is sometimes a difficult task

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    most desirable place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst  in  Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Manulife Financial as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    not much to say here

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good work and life balance

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife Financial as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    good senior support

    comfortable working environment

    Cons

    no strong feeling about company culture

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Actuarial Coop  in  Kitchener, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Coop in Kitchener, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife Financial as an intern for less than a year

    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.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    nice

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    It's big and gives lots of opportunities

    Cons

    it's too big so has many dependencies

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