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    Useful stepping stone, but not somewhere to stay.

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    Former Employee - Technical Assistant  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Technical Assistant in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Alexander Forbes full-time for more than a year


    Due to the size of the department, there was the ability to take on a world of responsibilities. In terms of networking it was possible to meet some senior people. They will send you on CPD courses if you present a convincing business case.


    Again, due to the department, it was possible that you could easily be taken for granted with more and more work piled upon you. Unfortunately at the time I worked there in order to create efficiencies in their IT infrastructure they needed a dedicated developer. As a technical assistant I did not have the background of a developer, but still developed databases to assist with the efficiency of the department, however the remuneration was not appropriate for this function.

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    There was bullying in the workplace, having reported this to HR little appeared to have been done, other than sending the individual responsible on a training course.

    Advice to managment would be to pay attention to team morale and respond accordingly.

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Headquarters Sandton, South Africa
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Insurance
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Alexander Forbes provides a variety of financial planning and insurance-related services in South Africa and around the globe. The company provides investment management, retirement fund administration, benefits consulting, and personal financial planning. It also sells life, auto, and home insurance policies through its Alexander Forbes Insurance and Guardrisk divisions. Alexander Forbes serves businesses of all sizes, specialist groups, and individuals. The company operates in more than 20 countries but is primarily based in South Africa and in the UK, where it offers... More

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