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Sun Life Overview

Toronto, ON (Canada)
10000+ employees
1865
Company - Public (SLF)
Insurance Carriers
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Sun Life Financial is a leading financial services organization dedicated to helping people achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.

We provide a wide range of insurance and investment products and services in key markets around the ... Read more

Mission: To help Clients achieve lifetime financial security and live healthier lives.

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Sun Life – Why Work For Us?


Sun Life has operated in the U.S. since 1895, providing financial peace of mind to families, individuals and businesses across the U.S. for nearly 120 years.

Our U.S. insurance operations are headquartered in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts and we have over 2,500 employees. We are a leading company in employee group benefits and are expanding our presence in the growing voluntary benefits business. We are also focused on delivering ongoing, high-quality service to our customers who have in-force life insurance and annuity products.

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Our employees are at the heart of Sun Life

At Sun Life, our people are as diverse as the career paths we offer. And that means there are roles that fit many backgrounds, skills or abilities, and offer you advancement. For many roles you’ll work with people across the country - or around the world.

But there’s something else that defines our employees: making a difference in their communities. Around the world, thousands of Sun Life employees volunteer their time and energy to worthy causes. From food drives to helping flood victims, every year they make life a little brighter for those who need it most.

Our people? They’re the best and the brightest under the sun - and our greatest asset.

Careers at Sun Life

There’s no one answer. The reasons are as diverse as our people. Simply put, Sun Life is an amazing place to work.

We know you want more than a job – that you can get anywhere. You want to put your talents to good use. You want a career. Preferably with a company that will challenge you to be your best, every day. With people who recognize your potential, and encourage you to flourish.

What better place than within an expanding, global company like Sun Life? Our range of products and services requires a variety of skill sets and interests. We’re constantly growing and evolving, and that means new opportunities around every corner.

Around the world, our culture is supportive and encouraging. We want you to innovate, to lead, to aspire. We rely on those qualities to make us who we are: a company that accomplishes great things and is a leader in the financial services industry.

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    Pros

    Excellent and caring Management. Genuine interest in staff development and growth. Much emphasis upon learning and desire for each employee to contribute and participate in department goals and objectives.

    Cons

    Routine daily responsibilities can sometimes become boring.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course...

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Sun Life Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Sun Life (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in March 2017.

    Interview

    Very casual and friendly, had a connection. Met in the office where I would be working. Mostly went over my tasks and to discuss where my interests were. Met my direct supervisor as well as his boss. Briefly met the rest of the team.

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work here, mostly just explained what I would be doing   1 Answer
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Sun Life Awards & Accolades

  • Waterloo Area's Top Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2015
  • Most Trusted Life Insurance Company, Reader's Digest Trusted BrandTM Survey, 2016
  • Canada's Most Attractive Employers, Universum, 2016
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People, Mediacorp Canada, 2016
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, Corporate Knights, 2016
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