Manulife Financial

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Manulife Financial Reviews

Updated January 27, 2015
Updated January 27, 2015
248 Reviews
3.4
248 Reviews
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Manulife Financial President and CEO Donald Guloien
Donald Guloien
120 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work life balance, usally work 40 hours a week without much overtime (in 31 reviews)

  • The role also offers work from home opportunities and therefore some work life balance can be achieved (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Very stressful atmosphere and long working hours (in 9 reviews)

  • The work life balance here is quite terrible as most people only leave work after 8pm (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent colleagues and great place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Investment Analyst
    Former Employee - Senior Investment Analyst

    I worked at Manulife Financial full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great competent people to work with.

    Cons

    Lack of progression opportunities.
    Status quo is desired for existing employees.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    it is very good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    good pay and good work environment and good work load, stable and learn advanced technology

    Cons

    service is kind of slow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To make employee service quicker would make everything best.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Amazing, so many opportunities.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    -Emphasis on learning & development
    -Inspiring and knowledgeable senior management
    -Great challenging work

    Cons

    -Amenities (close parking, unprofessional food servers, unfriendly security)
    -depending on area of work recognition for outstanding performance can go without notice

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    A great experience centered in the heart of Downtown Toronto

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Client Account Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Client Account Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management is good overall

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    flexibility, culture and treatment of employees

    Cons

    the salaries are not competitive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    good work/life balance is promoted

    Cons

    global company can sometimes feel overwhelming

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    fun

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    IW Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler
    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler

    I worked at Manulife Financial

    Pros

    great 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!

    Cons

    base pay could be a little more competitive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Excellent Employer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Group Benefits Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Group Benefits Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Manulife Financial

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Senior Print Buyer

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Fortune 500 Company
    Enjoy the career
    Benefits
    Pension

    Cons

    room for growth and opportunities

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