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Interviewing at Sun Life

See what people said about the interview process at Sun Life.

Interview experience

Based on 469 interviews

Interview difficulty

Based on 476 interviews

Interview process length

Based on 413 interviews
About a week

Interview process at Sun Life

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About a week
About two weeks
More than one month
About a month
About a day or two
Most reported steps
Not enough data
Least reported steps
Not enough data

What candidates say about the interview process at Sun Life

  • Usually after submitting application, a recruiter will contact you either by phone or email. They may also send you an assessment/test to do. If the recruiter feels you are a potential candidate, you …
    Shared on 7 December 2022 - associate group underwriter - zoom
  • Easy, basic questions. They are desperate to hire people as people are leaving faster than they can bring new people on.
    Shared on 25 September 2022 - Designer - Toronto, ON
  • The interview process is very easy. I was interviewed by the hiring manager, later reporting manager who was leading the Program I was working on
    Shared on 2 October 2019 - Project Manager - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at Sun Life

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Technical questions
    Shared on 19 May 2023 - Senior Software Engineer - Toronto, ON
  • Specific questions like "describe a time where you used your [insert job required skill]. (ex. analytical skill, problem-solving, challenging situtation) Typical STAR questions.
    Shared on 7 December 2022 - associate group underwriter - zoom
  • Questions about the jobs I did in my country and Canada.I was asked to explain how I handled difficult situations and the outcome of those situations because of the fields I worked in. I answered so…
    Shared on 20 August 2022 - Underwriting Case Manager - Waterloo head office.

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The first interview at Sun Life

How candidates got an interview
  • Recruiter contacted me22%
  • Through Indeed21%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other16%
  • Other online job site14%

How candidates received their first interview at Sun Life

  • Applied through Indeed
    Shared on 2 December 2020
  • Applied via indeed
    Shared on 7 June 2019 - Senior Manager - Toronto, ON
  • I applied to an add on a job bank
    Shared on 1 May 2019 - Resource Team Leader / Technical Trainer - Brampton, ON

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