Genworth Financial – Why Work For Us?

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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.

Solid foundation

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.

Trusted solutions

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.

Dedicated employees

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.

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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.

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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

Physical

  • Onsite Fitness Facilities or Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Fitness Programs and Classes
  • Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Babies Program
  • Flu Shots
  • Preventative Programs

Financial

  • Personal Financial Counseling
  • Financial Education: Seminars and Workshops
  • Other Financial Resources

Personal

  • Employee Assistance Program (Confidential Counseling Services)

Medical Benefits

  • 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

Other Benefits

  • 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"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lynchburg, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Lynchburg, VA

    I have been working at Genworth Financial full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Pros

    The pay is good. There is definite opportunity for advancement in the company. Training is thorough. Management really cares about their employees. The company contributes to the community a lot. Paid holidays and 20 days of paid vacation/sick time when you start (increases by 5 days every 5 years). Tuition reimbursement for job related degrees.

    Cons

    Systems are kind of outdated. Customers are frequently frustrated because of premium increases. Company is facing financial difficulty due to errors made 30+ years ago.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! Many of us truly love our job.


Genworth Financial Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Genworth Financial (Richmond, VA) in May 2015.

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    Internal job interview moving from one group to another. There was a pre-interview set of skills open ended questions I had to complete through the recruiter. I met with the members of the team and the manager. Some sections of the interview were easier than others. It took quite a while to schedule, then get an offer.

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Genworth Financial Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500 , Barron's, 2009
Top Intern Employers , CollegeGrad, 2009
Top Entry Level Employers , CollegeGrad, 2009
Top Master's Employers , CollegeGrad, 2009
Top Intern Employers , CollegeGrad, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.genworth.com
Headquarters Richmond, VA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2004
Type Company - Public (GNW)
Industry Insurance
Revenue $5 to $10 million (USD) per year

Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading Fortune 500® insurance holding company dedicated to helping people secure their financial lives, families and futures. Genworth has leadership positions in offerings that assist consumers in protecting themselves, investing for the future and planning for retirement—including life insurance, long term care insurance, financial ... More

Mission: We are committed to help families become more financially secure, self-reliant, and prepared for the future. We share the responsibility to put our promises in action by demonstrating Heart, acting with Integrity and striving for Excellence in every decision and action.

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