Sun Life Financial

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Professional Easy going work environment
Application Security Manager (Current Employee), Waterloo, ONDecember 1, 2015
Professional, Easy going, laid back and productive! Business environment. Company is an insurance company and a large company, however flex time and hours, lots of work from home opportunities.
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Lots of learning and upward movements.
Account Manager, Group Retirement Services (Former Employee), Toronto, ONFebruary 18, 2014
Pros: supportive, callenging, a learning platform
Cons: some long hours.
Lots of opporuntity to learn and grow. Assisted in implementation of platform change and found very good experience.
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productive and very fun place to work at
Group Benefits Account Manager (Former Employee), Toronto/OntOctober 10, 2014
Pros: high day to day contacts with the clients
Cons: long commute to work
Great people to work with..great Company to work for. Flexible work environment with great management and a focused strategy.
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Reviewed, examinied, calculated and audited claims investigated by the insurance adjuststers
Claims Administrator - Coordinator (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONFebruary 3, 2015
I found that when I did this particular job that I wasn't using my skills that I had acquired. My co-workers were easy to work with.
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Too Strict
Senior Security Administrator Analyst (Former Employee), Waterloo, OntarioJuly 18, 2012
Pros: good it security governance
Cons: no open door
Open Door policy, but management are often unreachable. People are overwhelmed with repetitive work. They have strong security governance and effective policies.
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Excellent training in sales and customer relationship building
Financial Advisor (Current Employee), Richmond Hill, ONAugust 21, 2013
Pros: self employed
Cons: unstable income
Prospecting for clients, setting up appointments, analyzing insurance and investment needs producing financial plans to achieve goals.
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Was a great company to start with however all changed with the selling of the US Annuities
Customer Service (Former Employee), Lethbridge, ABDecember 29, 2015
Very secretive about Jobs future with selling Annuities, once informed closing Canadian office was strung along with closing date for over a year
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Excellent team, management needs to improve
Technical Specialist (Former Employee), MontrealMay 4, 2015
Pros: great people, great benefits
Cons: bad management, high turnover
If you get friendly with management, you will have more chance for advancement than your work will ever do. Just to give you an idea.
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fun place with lots of help
Insurance advisor (Former Employee), Brampton, ONApril 3, 2013
Pros: u have freedom, u can work as u want
Cons: too much pressure in the beginning
training , making calls , talking with co-workers , lots of encouragement from management, hardest part to get appointments and to stay focused.
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productive work
BUSINESS SYSTEM CONSULTANT (Former Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 14, 2015
Pros: close to work-out place with great program
Cons: long hours
New skills gained and great team to work with

the most enjoyable part of time with Sunlife is I was very regular to work-out to avoid the morning traffic.
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Owning your own Business
Sales Executive (Former Employee), Kitchener ONFebruary 23, 2015
Pros: great bonuses
Cons: long hours
Great company
Met with client daily
Developed financial plans
Helping people was the most enjoyable part of my job
The hours were very long
The management did a great job training
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Typical Insurance Company with multiple projects
SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER (Current Employee), Waterloo, ONOctober 27, 2015
A very professional company which follows Continuous Maturity Model Integeration level 3 processes. They allow sometimes to work from home, should the circumstances.
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Senior Administrator - Group Claims Administrative (Former Employee), Montreal QuebecAugust 7, 2015
Cons: no balance between work and home life
The most enjoyable part of the job was the people. It is a fast paced environment. The hardest part of my job was trying not to take work home.
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Lots of rules... Insurance is "serious business"
Customer Care Representative (Current Employee), Montréal, QCSeptember 23, 2013
Pros: do your best, they will notice!
Cons: no parking for ccrs, lol
Lots of great people... Some inspired, some hard-workers, but all thriving for their best performances, day-in and day-out!
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Boring environment with socially awkward colleagues.
Process Analyst (Former Employee), Waterloo, OntarioJuly 8, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: parking is four kilometres from the office.
Management is false and shallow.
Good benefits.
Not much in the way of work support.
HR services incredibly lacklustre.
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Great place to work and grow
Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist (Current Employee), Toronto, ONJanuary 3, 2014
Great place to work and grow. I say this since there are many SLF locations around the world. They offer various programs to advance your career.

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Productive and Safe Enviroment
Assistant Adviser and Telemarketer (Former Employee), 1000May 15, 2015
I have learned a lot through this job, have gained a lot of experience and skills which I have developed along the way as this will help me for other opportunities in future.
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Good Professional Environment
Facilities Management Co-op Student (Former Employee), 150 King Toronto OntarioMarch 2, 2014
Pros: unsupervised
Cons: politics
Typical day would range from meeting with management teams, Vp's and directors, answering emails and phone calls. report making and assessment
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Excellent employer
Senior Admin. Assistant to the VP of Int'l. Mktg. (Former Employee), Toronto, ONAugust 14, 2015
Pros: They provide a lot of training
Cons: Long hours
Sun Life Financial is an excellent employer.

It is an great place to work; professional and with high standards of client service.
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Productive and modern work enviroment
Disability Case Manager (Former Employee), Waterloo, ONNovember 25, 2014
Cons: highly sedentary
Sun Life has a very modern and results oriented environment. Most positions I’ve held have been fast paced and require a dynamic approach to resolution.