Manulife
Manulife Financial employees trying out the new collaboration spaces at the company's headquarters

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manulife was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2016):

  • In an effort to encourage ongoing employee health and wellness, Manulife created the "Wellness Matters" initiative -- the program provides resources and services to support the physical and mental well-being of employees, including information on nutrition, fitness and personalized wellness programming and consultation
  • Manulife provides support to employees who want to start a family with maternity leave top-up payments and a generous subsidy for in vitro fertilization (IVF) if needed (up to $15,000)
  • Manulife helps employees prepare for life after work with retirement planning assistance and phased-in work options, and also manages "Alumni Connect", an online community to keep retirees and former employees connected
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Industry Direct Life Insurance Carriers
Established in Canada 1887
Publicly traded yes
Parent company The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company
Parent company head office Toronto ON
Full-time employees in Canada 11,195
Part-time employees in Canada 312
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 52 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 78% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 24 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 2 paid days)

Recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Manulife was selected as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People (2016):

  • Manulife maintains an extensive co-op program, providing students with opportunities to participate in a variety of activities and events including job-shadowing in different departments, events with the executive team and a practical co-op project, which often results in the creation of an actual business tool or analysis of a real business problem
  • Manulife's co-op programs may also include international assignments and monthly student events are hosted by the company's campus team, such as workshops on resume writing, interview skills and social media
  • Individuals completing their Masters programs can gain experience through Manulife's Financial Risk Management Internship or a dedicated leadership development program to help fast-track high potential MBA grads
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Industry Direct Life Insurance Carriers
Full-time employees in Canada 11,195
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunites, paid internships, tuition subsidies related to job
Career development in-house training, online training, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Unique initiatives nation-wide internship program for graduates in a broad range of disciplines, such as human resources, information systems, operations, legal, and marketing and communications, monthly student events such as events to showcase mobility opportunities, workshops on resume writing, interviewing, and social media, and a volunteer event for co-op and internship students

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