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Sun Life Advisor Reviews

Updated 30 Jan 2020

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Sun Life CEO Dean Connor
Dean Connor
36 Ratings
  1. "Could be a good career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Security Advisor in Montreal, QC

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

    Pros

    potential to make money, flexible,

    Cons

    hard to build up, can be discouraging

    Sun Life2020-01-31
  2. "Great Insurance company"

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    Former Contractor - Financial Advisor in Scarborough, ON

    I worked at Sun Life for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training. Friendly work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Not for people with less people skills.

    Sun Life2020-01-30
  3. "Not a good place for Financial Advisors"

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    Former Freelancer - Financial Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life for less than a year

    Pros

    Great for full time employees

    Cons

    As a Financial Advisor it really sucks. One works on 100% commission and uses their own money for prospecting! Gets an office one cannot afford

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    Sun Life2020-01-15
  4. "insurance and investment"

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    Former Freelancer - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life for more than a year

    Pros

    lots of opportunities and freedoms

    Cons

    high financial cost of office and transportation

    Sun Life2019-12-16
  5. "Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flexibility, unlimited income, building business

    Cons

    Hours are depended on clients, late hours

    Sun Life2019-12-23
  6. "Former Financial Advisor"

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    Former Freelancer - Financial Advisor 

    I worked at Sun Life

    Pros

    Flexible High commission bonus and rewards

    Cons

    Independent advisor Find and build your own clientele No benefits

    Sun Life2019-12-16
  7. "Uncapped potential, serious financial commitment."

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They really do provide you with everything you will need to succeed.

    Cons

    No amount of effort guarantees success in this position.

    Sun Life2019-11-20
  8. "Great Experience working Sunlife"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Manila, Manila
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sun Life part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    A lot of compensation, flexible time,a lot of trainings

    Cons

    no basic pay. just commission base

    Sun Life2019-11-05
  9. "Developing Financial Advisor"

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    Former Contractor - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sun Life for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Probably the highest paying commission on investments. Ability to build commissions payable after career is over. Large brand with inherent trust from clients.

    Cons

    Need to have success very early and management support. Like all FI's a large amount of regulatory work.

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    Sun Life2019-10-30
  10. "Experienced team"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON

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

    Pros

    Strong team, good coaching

    Cons

    You have to have an established network before joining SLF

    Sun Life2019-10-21
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