23%
54%
15%
8%
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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 13 Sun Life Financial Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
3.8
Rewards You Receive
3.4
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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Data Engineering Lead
in Toronto, ON

"I have worked in Sun Life Financial for one and half years. It is my first full time job. The working pace in Sun Life is really good. We have lots of flexibility on our work. Everyone, including my manager, my coworkers and people from other teams are very nice."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Financial Planner
in Montreal, WI

"good ,nice ,frenzy,helpful ,have very good team spirits with detail-oriented and customer-oriented attitudes. In my previous experience, I"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sun Life Financial Employee
in Toronto, ON

"Good company, great culture"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Sun Life Financial Employee

"I have worked for Sun Life since August 2019. I have learned a lot since joining the company. Sun Life enforces a supportive working environment with great people and a culture of collaboration."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Dental Network Manager
in San Francisco, CA

"I've worked for Sun Life Financial for over 6 years.Sun Life has provided me a great work environment with great culture and a terrific work/life balance."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sun Life Financial Employee
in Windsor, CT

"Worked at Sun in 2 stints, early nineties and currently - total of 15-16 years (tho they will not credit me with the earlier (>5 yrs) for pension/retirement). High pressure, upper management disconnected from workers, high ego expression (to the detriment company's progress). My area, stop loss underwriting, has been wildly profitable but salaries and bonuses are stagnant. Rumors of big salary differences between existing underwriters and the new (past 6 mtht) underwriters hired (ie, hired at market and existing underwriters are under paid)."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sun Life Financial Employee
in Wellesley Hills, MA

"Sun Life in Wellesley, MA is a joke. They don't know how to manage effectively. They email supervisors back and forth, complaining about employees, yet they never speak to them directly. There is a party/get-together many times per month. Also, when at the "party", the "supervisors" seem to force themselves into "showing how much fun they're having", (they're not) in pictures, for the company newsletter. Actually, would rather work than be "forced" to go to yet another "party". Also, when mgmt finally does say something to employees, they do it at their desk - around other employees - not in an office."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sun Life Financial Employee
in Wellesley Hills, MA

"I was employed by Sun Life for 11 years. In that time, I worked with some of the best and brightest people you could hope for. From my supervisor's willingness to support any training, to my peers who made it a perfect place to work. I would recommend anyone becoming an employee of Sun Life."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Law Clerk

What do you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"Great environment for growth and working with others and on-line course for skills advancement."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show them our passion for helping others and be genuine in your answers."

What don't you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"The unavailability of permanent employment as I was only employed as on a contract basis"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To have a program to help contract employees stay on as permanent works."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Lead Business Systems Analyst
in Wellesley, MA

"Great company and great people."

What do you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"Both my peers and supervisors were fantastic. The company supported new ideas and fostered growth"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest about your experiences and enjoy the time there."

What don't you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"I don't think there was anything that I didn't enjoy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Simply put, I wish I didn't get laid off from Sunlife"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Director of Marketing
in Wellesley, MA

"Disaster on Every Level"

What do you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"I did like it until new management came in, destroyed the culture and fired everyone."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"AVOID AVOID AVOID. There will be more layoffs in the future. Count on it."

What don't you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"I worked here over five years and loved it until the end of 2008. Then new management came in and destroyed the culture. They downsized hundreds and brought in their cronies from the last company. They tried to run it like the last company. That, and the bad economy, killed Sun Life Financial. The new CEO in Canada finally cut the lossses and killed the Annutiy and Life divisions, laying off half the staff. Now they're trying to just do group insurance without a health or retirement component. More layoffs are coming."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Thanks for destroying the U.S. business. Thanks for laying off hundreds and destroying their lives and jobs. You ignored us since you showed up in 2008, so while I would say listen to your employees, you won't."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Business Process Analyst
in Wellesley Hills, MA
Person You Work For 4.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.9 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4.9 / 5
Business Analyst
in Wellesley Hills, MA
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4.5 / 5
QA Analyst
in Wellesley Hills, MA

"Great company but beware of favoritism."

Senior Documentation Specialist
in Wellesley, MA

"Sun Life - Solid, but too Corporate"

What do you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"I like the emphasis on community involvement and work/life balance. The benis were better than most U.S. based companies."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do your homework on the company!"

What don't you like about working at Sun Life Financial?

"Upper management seemed to be directionless too often. It didn't surprise me that months after I left there was a complete change of top management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It's new management since I was there, but I would just recommend eliminating the, promotion because you've been here, philosophy and begin promoting people based on merit because they have the people skills required to lead others."

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