TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
("Sun Life") has been recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for
Young People for 2016 by Canada's Top 100 Employers.
"At Sun Life, we're always striving to recruit and retain top talent,"
said Kevin Dougherty, President, SLF Canada. "We provide our young
employees with opportunities to take charge of their career, to
identify opportunities to grow with our business and innovate to
support our clients' needs."
Several factors that contributed to Sun Life being selected as a top
employer for young people include:
Programs in place to attract and retain young workers.
Benefits, mentorship, training, and career development programs.
The availability of co-op and/or work-study programs.
"Our Rotational Leadership Development Program, which provides
participants with three-roles-in-three-years, is just one of the
programs we offer to develop future leaders at Sun Life," said Sandy
Delamere, Vice-President, Human Resources, SLF Canada. "Participant
accomplishments demonstrate that our focus on developing top talent is
paying off and helping to continue to strengthen our high performance
First published in 2002, Canada's Top Employers for Young People is an
editorial competition organized by the Canada's Top 100 Employers
project. This special designation recognizes the employers that offer
the nation's best workplaces and programs for young people just
starting their careers. Sun Life is one of 96 companies across all
industry sectors to make the list. Further information on student and new graduate opportunities at Sun
Life can be found here. For further information on the selection process, visit www.canadastop100.com/young_people.
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada is a member of the Sun Life
Financial group of companies.
About Sun Life Financial
Sun Life Financial is a leading international financial services
organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth
products and services to individuals and corporate customers. Sun Life
Financial and its partners have operations in a number of markets
worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom,
Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China,
Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Bermuda. As of September
30, 2015, the Sun Life Financial group of companies had total assets
under management of $846 billion. For more information please visit www.sunlife.com.
Sun Life Financial Inc. trades on the Toronto (TSX), New York (NYSE) and
Philippine (PSE) stock exchanges under the ticker symbol SLF.
Note to Editors: All figures in Canadian dollars.
SOURCE Sun Life Financial Canada
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