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Manulife Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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Pros
  • forward thinking work life balance (in 120 reviews)

  • Perks: You can work from home on occasion if you ask for manager's permission You are invited to their monthly socials that are hosted on-site e (in 82 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance isn't the best (in 19 reviews)

  • Manual processes in silos; certain senior management members are aggressive and confrontational to lower ranking staffs (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "great company for fresh graduates"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great work life balance

    Cons

    - compensation less competitive compared to other financial services firms


  2. "This was good experience I get change to work with lost of highly professionals DBAs."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Database Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Database Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Long term career, Good benefits

    Cons

    Big company you have to have good work ethic

  3. "nice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It's big and gives lots of opportunities

    Cons

    it's too big so has many dependencies


  4. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team, good work life balance

    Cons

    Implementing changes is sometimes a difficult task


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Employees are respected and treated as human not a part of machine. Rewarding system is very honest. Open to new ideas.

    Cons

    It is a big organization so you may not experience small organizations' excitement. You won't be able to experience many different work sides.


  6. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Halifax, NS (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time (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.


  7. "Great place to work at and grow as a professional"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    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.

  8. "One of the Best"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Manulife full-time (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


  9. "Supportive Culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexible managers and very supportive team members
    compensation is very fair
    company is growing very fast, and strong reputation in North America

    Cons

    top level management is bureaucratic and at times out of touch

    Advice to Management

    be more accessible


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent company to work for."

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Internal Wholesaler in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Manulife full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Management recognized talent and is genuinely interested in promoting personal and career growth. I worked in 3 different jobs at Manulife and my superiors and team in each case were excellent.

    Cons

    At the time there was significant redundancy within the company. Since I worked there I know that senior management has reduced a significant amount of that redundancy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing and think long-term.


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