Sun Life
3.1 of 5 252 reviews
www.sunlife.com Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

Sun Life Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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82% Approve of the CEO

Sun Life CEO Dean Connor

Dean Connor

(38 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good benefits, nice clean offices"
    in 14 reviews
  • "Sensible business decisions, great people"
    in 12 reviews
Cons:
  • "Very strong politics especially when you start dealing with senior management"
    in 12 reviews
  • "once you hit mid career, opportunities for advancement evaporate"
    in 5 reviews
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Phenomenal

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat ambience, excellent management, perfect place to work for.

ConsNothing at all, everything was perfect.

Advice to Senior ManagementNA

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Lack of transparency in recruitment process - employee referral and internal job postings donot work.

Process Associate (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat office space, good free food and cabs. Many job openings.

ConsUnprofesssional greedy Recruitment team in Gurgaon, give preference to resume sent by recruitment consultants. They manage typing test and aptitude test by wrong scoring.
 IJP always predecided, they work with manager and directors to promote only a selective few employees.For rest the give gyan on policies and experience.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook into the recruitment process and most importantly recruiters integrity. Major compliance problem.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good work-life balance

Testing Specialist (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

ProsLot many............. provides opportunities for internal job postings as per your skills and interests, good work life balance and head of Asia Service Center is rare leader, is very employee friendly and strive for best social working hours, employees' work life balance. Lots of learning/training opportunities.

ConsTransport dep and IT Infra support are biggest pain here. HR doesn't work much to match market standards in terms of salary. You will be awarded only if you are potential attrition or supervisor's pet.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't try to make and implement highest level policies but need to improve ground level organizational policies.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Bright under the SUN

Specialist Development (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

ProsWork Life Balance, Good Pay, Cool Environment

ConsCheap Politics, Less growth technically

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease think in multidirection

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work if your experience is between 2-5 years

Analyst (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

ProsLots of programs to learn thing other than your core job.
Management is fine to an extent.
Can negotiate good salary.
Couple of allowances like Food/Internet/Phone that you are entitled for free.

ConsTransport policy sucks.
Managements folks tend to get things done from junior folks a lot and they relax.
Not a good place if you want to learn new things. Boring jobs and nothing to learn practically.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't be overwhelmed with Managers, keep them on their toes. These people are getting hefty paychecks without doing a dime.
Improve your policies and don't change them often.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No growth, internal job postings pre decided, employee referrals never entertained

Process Associate (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than a year

ProsGood food, work life balance, shifts get over on time

ConsNo high end work. Management should get interesting work and provide job rotation.

Advice to Senior Managementlisten to your employees, internal job posting should be transparent. promote employee referral. same resume gets hired by consultants and not through employee referral

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Best Culture have ever seen

Specialist (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI would describe all in one word 'Fantastic' ,Management genuinely cares about the employees needs and concerns,Best culture environment and people around you,A dream company to work with.Employee are professional & personally given freedom to express themself

ConsDo not see any,perfect balance of life and work

Advice to Senior ManagementBrilliant and caring people

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for less than a year

ProsWork Life Balance, Employee friendly management,Good Food (Free), Good Compensatition

ConsNot much technical opportunities to work for, HR Policies not at the par with IT majors

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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very good

Senior Process Associate (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

Proswork culture Mgmt work-life balance policies

Consdont find no cons at all

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Work life balance

Former Test Engineer (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

I worked at Sun Life full-time for more than 3 years

Pros1) Good work life balance
2) Salaries,Compensations everything come on time.
3) Cab facilities.
4) Job Security
5) Ample leaves.
6) Good food, nice work environment.

ConsNot much growth opportunities, not much onsite opportunities, salary structure is quite bad,

Advice to Senior ManagementNo Advices.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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