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"Good company for career starters but not competitive for senior levels"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

-Great learning experience but long hours
-Excellent Employee Recognition program
-Many managers are approachable and well knowledgeable
-Being able to explore different roles within the company

Cons

-Way too many politics causing inefficiency in terms of process, job rotations etc. Doing great in your own job isn't enough, need to know the "right" person
- Pay isn't transparent (i.e some gets the inflation adjustment in the annual pay while some don't, for Toronto office 2012 at least)

Advice to Management

-need to set realistic earning goals
-Being less aggressive in tough market

Other Employee Reviews for Manulife

  1. "Filled with brown nosers"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice atmosphere
    provide a good office environment

    Cons

    have to placate many people.

    Advice to Management

    think about how changes are being effected and measured.


  2. "It's a company with western company rules and Chinese company culture."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Support in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Management Support in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    Pros

    Lightweight workload (7.5h/day), good location (JinMao Tower).

    Cons

    Not efficient enough, still use paper as a main process/approval media instead its current IBM Lotus Notes System. Female employees outnumber males.

    Advice to Management

    It's necessary to foster the company's own culture at some point.

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