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Interviews at Sun Life

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Sun Life.

Interview experience

Based on 411 interviews
Average

Interview difficulty

Based on 392 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 348 interviews
About two weeks

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 two weeks
26%
About a week
25%
About a month
19%
More than one month
18%
About a day or two
12%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
72%
Phone call/screening
65%
Background check
60%
Written test
37%
Group interview
28%
Least reported steps
Other
5%
Drug test
1%
They have no interview
1%

What candidates say about the interview process at Sun Life

  • 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
  • The interview was very casual.
    Shared on 23 March 2019 - Administrative Assistant - Dealer Operations - Waterloo, ON
  • Typical interview process. There is a phone interview followed by an in person interview with management where they will ask you questions about yourself and why you feel you would be a good fit at Su…
    Shared on 24 July 2018 - Financial Services Consultant - Toronto, ON
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Interview questions at Sun Life

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Why do you want to work with this company?what do you know anout insurances?
    Shared on 23 May 2019 - Administrative Assistant - Winnipeg, MB
  • Experience based, and focused on schooling.
    Shared on 14 May 2019 - Coordinator/Administrative Assistant - Toronto, ON

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Interview tips at Sun Life

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)52%
  • Formal (business suit)42%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)3%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sun Life

  • Ask about the recognition and compensation.
    Shared on 9 February 2021 - Senior Consultant - Toronto Atria, Waterloo King
  • Être patient, le processus est long mais en vaut la peine
    Shared on 11 December 2019 - Formatrice en gestion d'invalidité - Montréal, QC
  • Relax, be yourself. You are most likely going to be asked to create a small slide-deck in the final interview about a hypothetical situation
    Shared on 5 July 2019 - Sr. Disaster Recovery Specialist (consulting) - Waterloo, ON

The first interview at Sun Life

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed23%
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Employee referral19%
  • Other online job site15%
  • Other10%

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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