Sun Life Reviews

Updated 17 April 2015
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Sun Life CEO Dean Connor
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77 Ratings

Pros
  • Variety of experience; good benefits (in 22 reviews)

  • Flexibility and work environment are extremely positive (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Very strong politics especially when you start dealing with senior management (in 13 reviews)

  • Not many opportunities for advancement, Salary increases very minimal, too many senior managers (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Anayst

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good job principles.
    Amazig work culture
    Work from home
    No problem with leaves

    Cons

    Low quality of work
    Terrible middle management

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication
    Review Managers behaviours

  2. Average

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - JPA in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - JPA in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Sun Life

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work culture
    supportive environment
    low pressure of work

    Cons

    low quality work
    less chances of growth
    stagnant people

    Advice to Management

    should improve quality of work

  3. java developer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sun Life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very good benefits and employee friendly

    Cons

    Good prospects of growth are not present

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    Good as a start up company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sun Life

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary, decent hikes and nice work culture

    Cons

    Biased management and stagnant people.

    Advice to Management

    Nurture competent people.

  6. good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growth and work life balance. You learn a lot here. And you get transport.

    Cons

    can't think of any at the moment!

    Advice to Management

    same as above

  7. Helpful (1)

    A great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist Development in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Senior Specialist Development in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are looking for a company with Great work life Balance this is the place to be. It is a captive unit so dont compare it to service industries.You would have to work as Individual Contributor.Great HR policies.Great Flexibity.Good Fun activities at work.Good Client interaction.You need to have great comm skills to prove yourself here as you are at your own.Expect good hikes if you do well.

    Cons

    Learning curve is average.
    Dont expect long term oniste as they have opened captive units to save costs.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management should see that there are less Delivery/Resource Managers and more people who do the real work.

  8. Life is better under the Sun

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Process Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work culture is good, Training, Growth, Paying high

    Cons

    Management, blockage for hardworking people

  9. Great working environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good working environment, Great colleagues

    Cons

    Personal Growth, Leadership, Promotions, Perks

  10. Good work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Decent bonus

    Cons

    Appraisal meetings are fake
    No technical growth

  11. Great Parent org with poor policies and procedures at ISC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Sun Life full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Overall the org offers opportunities until band 6... fairly straightforward work where an average person should be able to do work and be successful.
    Senior management has built a listening organization... which is good.

    Cons

    Most benefits are for leadership team. LT can get away from anything very easily. Managers would pick and choose the feedback and manipulate them to their advantage.
    Travel policies are not in line with global benchmarks. Parent company shows interest to get work done, but doesn't bother much about the day to day nuances and execution... they are usually impressed well by the leadership team.

    Advice to Management

    Please have consistency in reviews and processes across organization at India.

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