Frequently Asked Questions
As a new employee we understand that you will probably have questions on your mind about our company and work policies. Visit our FAQ section to get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions by new employees.
1. Where is the company located?
Munich Re Centre
390 Bay Street, 22nd floor
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2Y2
Telephone: (416) 359 2200
The Toronto office is easily accessible by public transportation.
The closest subway stop is Queen Station. For a detailed map please click here.
If you are driving, the nearest parking lots are located at Toronto City Hall.
2. Is there a company dress code?
Yes. As a leader in the Canadian reinsurance industry, we are committed to a highly-professional image – both to our clients and to each other. Our guidelines for appropriate workplace attire reflect this commitment. ‘Business casual’ attire is acceptable for men and women. However, if you are meeting with clients who will be in business attire, you should dress accordingly. ‘Casual’ attire is acceptable on the last Friday of every month.
3. What can I expect on my first day?
Your first day will include introductions to your People Manager, co-workers and Human Resources partners. There will be an orientation program including a tour of the company. Information about the company culture, values, policies and procedures, as well as other relevant information will be presented to you. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about Munich Re as well as your specific role.
4. Will I need an access card to get into the building?
To enter the Munich Re Centre building during business hours you will not need an access card. An access card will be required for entrance into the office spaces, and will be provided to you on your first day.
5. Is there a cafeteria onsite?
There is no cafeteria located in the building. However, you are welcome to bring your own lunch as kitchen facilities are available. If you wish to buy lunch, there are many restaurants and fast food places located nearby. Coffee, tea and water are available to employees for free.
6. How will I receive my first pay?
You will receive your first pay statement in paper form. After your first pay, you will be asked to register with our payroll service provider’s (ADP) “Statement Self Serve” to receive future pay statements electronically. Instructions regarding how to register are sent by email to each new employee following his/her first pay. You may choose to complete your new employee forms electronically via our Important Forms tab, or bring your direct deposit information with you on your first day.
7. Who can I contact for additional questions and help?
For all other inquires please feel free to contact Human Resources.