Prudential plc Reviews

Updated February 9, 2015
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  1. Okay experience, but culture is a less than desired.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA
    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company to work for as it does recognize work/life balance. Flexibility, benefits, work-life balance, co-workers, first line management, training, employee development,

    Cons

    lack of promotional opportunites, failure to advance, higher management seemed disconnected, sales force driven, Management seemed a bit aloof

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your down stream employees

  2. offers great work life balance, travel opportunities, employee friendly environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    work-life balance is just great

    Cons

    promotions are mostly politics driven, compensation is not that great

  3. Complex organisation with long term potential

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Great team, international environment, CEO has clear strategic thinking

    Cons

    Highly political, very siloed, UK feel they are the underdog in comparison to the Asia region which impacts morale

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  5. Neutral

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Prudential plc as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A large multinational companies.
    Colleagues are nice
    can work under a relaxing environment

    Cons

    Jobs are dull and challenging.
    NO place for personal growth as jobs are standardized

  6. Nice place to gain experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Intern - Marketing Intern in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Prudential plc as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    + Experience multiple projects' tasks
    + Get chance to contact with numerous agencies
    + Gain confidence and

    Cons

    + Under utilized my permanent staff
    + Lack of benefits
    + Hard to be permanent employee

  7. Not Bad But not good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Professional in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Professional in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can meet work & life balance.

    Cons

    Midium-Low salary in the industry.

  8. Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - MT-Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - MT-Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Company values are strong and good

    Cons

    salary is a bit low

    Advice to Management

    personal growth

  9. Prudential plc

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Good Company values, some great people, they invest in their people's training and they have a good renumeration scheme.

    Cons

    Quality of management can be inconsistent, work life balance can also easily start to erode.

    Advice to Management

    Get the performance management system working properly, should be a fantastic incentive for staff, it's not, it's a chore. Get rid of poor performers, no matter their seniority, quickly.

  10. temp service desk agent

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - IT Service Desk Agent in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Contractor - IT Service Desk Agent in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Prudential plc as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Pay is not bad as a temp who have not graduated from university, and OT are paid accurately by the agency.
    - Required to work on weekends but is compensated by good remuneration.

    Cons

    - May meet difficult financial consultants but you will get the hang of handling them
    - Everyone is too busy to teach the newcomers, so you will feel lost as a temp during the first two weeks. Thereafter you'll know how things work.
    - Office politics

  11. Financial Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Prudential plc part-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Challenging and the possibility of great monetary rewards associated with the career

    Cons

    Irregular working hours. A number of expenses as you are building up your leads

    Advice to Management

    Clear directions towards progression

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