MetLife – Why Work For Us?

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As one of the world’s largest and most successful life insurance and financial services companies, MetLife makes a difference in the lives of over 90 million customers around the world who count on us to help them pursue more from life every day. We’re leading the global transformation of our industry through performance and innovation. But it all begins with talented individuals like you.

We’re investing in developing the potential of our employees. One of the ways we do this is by hosting annual Innovation Summits for high-potential leaders. We’ve even brought new products to market in as little as six months based on employee recommendations. Now that’s putting innovation to work.

MetLife serves over 90 of the top one hundred Fortune 500® companies, providing a breadth of financial services, insurance, annuities and employee benefits. If you’re ready to make life matter and be challenged to develop solutions that matter most to you, at MetLife, you can. Join us in leading the way.

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At MetLife, we’re focused on meeting the needs of our customers. We call it customer centricity. For everyone to succeed together, we know we have to set standards of excellence for identifying our employees’ individual opportunities, and accomplishments too. That’s why we implement new technologies to collaborate and share our goals publicly, and recognize customer success stories from within our team. We’re breaking down silos, challenging assumptions, and finding new means to succeed locally and globally.

We’re also investing in realizing the potential of our people by training our top leadership on how to support individual professional development. As an employer of choice, we have developed professional trainings and personal development calendars. We also recognize professional achievements with even greater opportunities to make an impact. So we’ll challenge you to make your goals and your career matter more to you.


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At MetLife, meaningful work with real impact isn’t reserved for just a few. We are committed to creating a culture in which every member of our team has the opportunity to make a difference to the success of our business. We’re developing leaders who act inclusively, encouraging others to forge their own ideas and motivating our people to live their dreams both professionally and personally.

To become a world-class company, we’re building a work environment on shared values, one that engages all our team members to help people pursue more from life. This extends to special programs in the regions in which we operate, such as MetLife Foundation’s enduring support for communities in the wake of natural disasters. It also impacts the way we celebrate the diverse communities within our own organization with strong and active Employee Resource Groups. Discover how you can join us.

MetLife Reviews

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    Awesome Company..World Class

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    Former Employee - Senior Process Trainer in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Process Trainer in Noida (India)

    I worked at MetLife full-time (more than 3 years)

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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Amazing work life balance
    - Stress free environment
    -Employee engagement activities
    -Educational courses
    -Lots of learning/Trainings
    -Good number of Leaves

    Cons

    -Excessive bureaucracy
    - Slow growth
    -Less appraisal amount
    - Slow promotion

    Advice to Management

    Please remove the extra bureaucracy and unnecessary levels of designations.
    Good relations with manager determine lots of promotions if not all.

MetLife Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at MetLife (Tampa, FL).

    Interview

    The process begins with a recruiter that completes any required testing for your position. Once these requirements are satisfied there is a phone interview followed by two in person interviews. One with immediate management followed by one with upper management. They require professional attire at the interview. No visible tattoos and natural hair color.

    Interview Questions

    • Tell us a situation where you had to deal with a difficult customer.   1 Answer

MetLife Awards & Accolades

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Best Insurance Brand in United States of America, Global Brands Magazine, 2013
Most Innovative Company of the Year (Large) - Gold, Best in Biz Awards, 2014
Top Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
Employees’ Choice -50 Best Places to Work, Glassdoor, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.metlife.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 5000+ Employees
Type Company - Public (MET)
Industry Insurance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

MetLife, Inc. is a leading global provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, MetLife holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Mission: MetLife was founded on a simple, powerful insight: Everyone needs access to the right financial tools to pursue more from life.

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