For Immediate Release / Toronto / December 07, 2016
Manulife Recognized as One of the Best Places to Work in Canada by Glassdoor
Toronto – Manulife has been recognized by the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards as one of the Best Places to Work in Canada for the second year in a row. The Glassdoor Awards are based on voluntary and anonymous feedback from employees.
“Being named a Best Place to Work in Canada is a real honour which would not be possible without Manulife’s current and former employees, who took the time to provide their insights and feedback about what it’s like to work here," said Donald Guloien, President & CEO, Manulife. “We are delighted to receive this award for the second year in a row. It speaks to our progress in making Manulife a great place to work, where employees can pursue their dreams and aspirations."
Manulife earned recognition as one of Canada’s Best Places to Work through employee reviews posted to Glassdoor’s website between November 2, 2015 and October 30, 2016. Employees were asked to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation, benefits, work/life balance, senior management, as well as culture and values. In addition, employees were asked to describe the best reasons to work at Manulife, as well as any downsides.
Manulife was also named one of Canada’s Best Employers 2016 by Forbes, one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for five consecutive years, and was named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures of 2015 by Waterstone Human Capital. Donald Guloien was also named one of Glassdoor’s Highest Rated CEOs in Canada for 2015 and 2016.
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group providing forward-thinking solutions to help people with their big financial decisions. We operate as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2015, we had approximately 34,000 employees, 63,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving 20 million customers. At the end of September 2016, we had $966 billion (US$736 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made more than $24.4 billion in benefits, interest and other payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as ‘MFC’ on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under ‘945’ in Hong Kong. Follow Manulife on Twitter @ManulifeNews or visit manulife.com or johnhancock.com.