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Interviews at Sun Life

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

Interview experience

Based on 296 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 286 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 278 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
17%
About a day or two
13%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
73%
Phone call/screening
63%
Background check
60%
Written test
39%
Group interview
29%
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

Interview tips at Sun Life

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)49%
  • Formal (business suit)44%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)4%
  • They didn’t have a dress code3%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Sun Life

  • 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
  • Very customer focused oriented
    Shared on 24 May 2019 - Sunadvantage Service Representative - Halifax, NS
  • Come prepared with knowledge about the area you are applying for.
    Shared on 26 February 2019 - Manager Web Hosting Services - Waterloo, ON

The first interview at Sun Life

How candidates got an interview
  • Through Indeed23%
  • Recruiter contacted me23%
  • Employee referral20%
  • Other online job site14%
  • 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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