Lincoln Financial Group Reviews

Updated July 20, 2015
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  1. great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibe schedule, understanding employer, good pay, good benefits, great culture encourages engaging in the process gives you the freedom but you have to be prepared to take responsibility for your success or failure

    Cons

    None really to speak of


  2. Consultant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work and excellent benefits. For a large company it is very entrepreneurial. They value process improvements and most roles will have you home by 6:30.

    Cons

    Like any large, American insurance company, changes are slow. That same entrepreneurial attitude can hinder internal communications between departments

    Advice to Management

    Based on stock performance over the last three years, keep doing what you are doing.


  3. Great place to work and build a career, especially for actuaries

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities, especially if you are willing to relocate

    Cons

    Actuary heavy leadership can be limiting

    Advice to Management

    Not all senior leaders need to be actuaries


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  5. Good place to acquire wealth, but not a good place to become wealthy

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Support Analyst in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Business Support Analyst in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Generous 401K match, good working hours, job flexibility

    Cons

    lack of promotion opportunities, low pay, minimal growth opportunity

    Advice to Management

    If your goal is to retain the best workers, you will need to provide decent compensation.


  6. Helpful (1)

    Good company with great benefits, awesome 401(k) and professional/development opportunities. Culture varies by office.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    401(k) offers a generous match plus a 4% contribution - which is awesome.

    Cons

    Big company, slow to move on decisions, not a surprise.


  7. Great environment, its a great place when it comes to working together.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Technician/Print Operator in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Computer Technician/Print Operator in Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Its great to work for a place that treats you equally. From directors all the way to new hire.

    Cons

    Sometimes you reach a stopping point when it comes to moving up in the company.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  8. Great Place to Work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are good. The people there are great and high energy. Ideas take off at this very progressive company.

    Cons

    Things get done, but it can be a painfully slow process.

    Advice to Management

    You're hiding some of your best talent in the strangest places. Don't be so high in the clouds you can't see who is keeping you on top.


  9. Internship

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Intern in Rockville, MD

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning experience in the insurance world

    Cons

    Not many client meetings Much busy work

    Advice to Management

    Excellent job reaching out to further education


  10. Great company to work for!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dental in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Dental in Omaha, NE

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I like my position that I hold with in the company. There are a lot of opportunities for advancement or even relocating. The work environment is positive and I love my coworkers. The training here was very good considering some of the other companies I have worked for. Benefits are also amazing! The pay is very competitive as well.

    Cons

    Trying to get time off the day before or after a holiday is near impossible. Even is you request it months in advance it doesn't matter because by policy they will draw names. In my department we have almost 30 people and only 2 people are allowed off on a given day. Other companies I have worked for are much more lenient with this issue.

    Advice to Management

    Work with people on getting time off around the holidays.


  11. Excellent company to work for.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Benefit Counselor
    Current Employee - Benefit Counselor

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Completely invested in the employee. Training is top notch.

    Cons

    Need more work for the position.

    Advice to Management

    Create a way for Benefit Counselors to work more hours and get more recognition for the work they do.



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