The Genworth story
Since writing our first policy in 1871 as The Life Insurance Company of Virginia, we've been committed to helping people effectively protect and achieve the comfort of financial security. Today, even in this challenging environment, Genworth is strategically focused and positioned to provide the stability, confidence and support our policyholders, customers and distributors can rely on now and in the future.
Genworth Financial, Inc. is a publicly traded global financial security company with more than $100 billion in assets and a presence in more than 25 countries. We're recognized in Standard & Poor's 500 Index of Leading U.S. companies and ranked in the Fortune 500.
Working with our distribution partners, we help people at key stages in their life through a wide-array of innovative products and financial services. From protecting and growing retirement income, to creating security through life and long term care insurance, to financial advisory services, to providing a safer, more secure path to homeownership, Genworth will be here to help provide financial security solutions.
We're proud of our worldwide employees who apply their diverse talents and dedication to make a positive difference in people's lives while helping to protect against life's uncertainties. They bring a special knowledge of what's important to help millions of people experience the joys and security of financial freedom. This same level of caring inspires their commitment to enhance the quality of life in the communities in which we live and work through a combination of volunteerism, community partnerships and charitable contributions. That's why we work hard to support our employees by fostering a motivating, challenging and dynamic environment.
Genworth Financial, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company with a global presence in over 25 countries. As a leading financial security company we protect millions of customers by providing retirement, investment and mortgage insurance services that help meet their individual needs. As an employee of Genworth, we promise you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our communities, and one another. We believe in camaraderie, rewarding work, community involvement and a focus on your well-being.
Being in the business of serving people, it is only right that we do our best to protect and nurture our own; just ask any of Genworth's employees. We understand that employees contribute in a unique way, and that we must support this to help them reach their full potential. By working in a team-oriented enviornment, each employee is more encouraged and better able to perform their best and learn from their peers each and every day. With roots back to 1871, these principals have allowed Genworth and our employees to secure the financial lives, familieis and futures of our customers, communities, and one another.
At Genworth we are committed to helping our employees achieve well-being in many facets of their lives. Whether health, financial, personal or professional well-being, at Genworth there are numerous programs designed to help employees achieve their personal goals. Below are just a few of the many programs provided throughout the United States.
At Genworth, our employees make a difference in people's lives every day. That's why we're committed to making a difference in our employees' lives. One important way we invest in our employees around the world is by providing them with competitive and comprehensive benefits that support their needs at different stages of their lives.
Benefits Package in the United States
Helping our employees achieve their physical, peronal, and financial well-being is key to Genworth's success. That is why we are committed to making a meaningful difference in our employees' lives. We offer a plethora of career development, personal growth, and health and wellness benefits to ensure our staff‘s well-being in and out of the office. Listed below are some of the benefits we provide our employees.
Health and wellness benefits
- Onsite Fitness Facilities or Gym Membership Reimbursement
- Fitness Programs and Classes
- Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies Program
- Flu Shots
- Preventative Programs
- Personal Financial Counseling
- Financial Education: Seminars and Workshops
- Other Financial Resources
- Employee Assistance Program (Confidential Counseling Services)
- Medical Coverage
- Prescription Drug Plan
- Vision Care Plan
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), including Health, Dependent Care
- Other Wellness Programs
Disability, Life, and Long Term Care Insurance Benefits
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Basic and Optional Life Insurance
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Caregiver Support Services Program
Retirement & Savings 401(k) Plan
- Employee directed feature with up to 6% employer matching contributions
- Additional contributions through employer directed feature
- Paid Time Off starting at 20 days per calendar year
- Eleven Paid Holidays: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving + Day After, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day
- Child Care Subsidy
- Adoption Assistance
- Tuition Reimbursement up to $15k per year
- Survivor Support Financial Counseling
- Discount Prices on products such as Dell Computers, movie tickets, etc.
Genworth Month of Service 2013
Genworth celebrated its 5th Global Month of Service in June 2013. 3,000 employees from 25 locations volunteered 12,182 volunteer hours, worked on more than 155 projects, and raised more than $71,900!
At Genworth we strive to make a positive difference in the communities we serve every day. We also encourage our employees to use their time and talents to embrace their hearts and passions in order to better the community.
We understand that working and being a champion for your community can be a lot to handle. That is why at Genworth we have a myriad of programs that allow our employees to make a meaningful difference in their communities. Below are just a few of the many programs we offer:
- Annual Month of Service
- Skills-based volunteering
- Genworth Foundation (grants for nonprofits, supporting seniors, basic needs)
- Employee Giving Program (company match)
- United Way Campaign
- Chairman's Compass Award "Volunteer of the Year"
Genworth Financial Photos
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Genworth Financial full-time for more than 8 yearsPros
Standard pay and benefits
Takes 5 committees to approve a decision
Top management takes good care of top management - could place greater time and focus on lower levelsAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Takes 5 committees to approve a decision
Top management takes good care of top management - could place greater time and focus on lower levelsDoesn't RecommendNeutral OutlookNo opinion of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Genworth Financial in April 2014.Interview Details
Email from HR, several questions regarding salary expectations, experience, etc.
Telephone interview with HR, 30 minutes. Friendly talking, typical behavioral questions, i.e., introducing yourself, why switch jobs.
Panel interviews with six people, one HR director, two department leaders, one department director, the controller, and the hiring manager.
Follow up telephone interview with hiring manager again. More detailed questions and emphasis about job specifics.Interview Questions
Negotiation DetailsHave not received the official offer from the company. Recruiter provided the company's hiring decision.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceDifficult Interview
- No difficult questions. Very professional. Be prepared for behavioral as well as professional questions. Answer Question