XL Group – Why Work For Us?



XL at a Glance


We're risk specialists. Our knowledge and strength help unleash the world's capacity to advance.

XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world.

XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. Our sensible risk management and continued financial strength are just the foundation for our flexibility, resilience and creativity.​​​


​​​Our Culture


We serve our clients by being the best we can be. Our culture promotes collaboration and ingenuity.

We start at the finish line: smart answers to complex risks. Then we create a plan to get there. One that's practical and flexible.

We have the knowledge and experience. Global capabilities. Local experts. Scale and financial strength. The people, the drive and the technology.

That's why businesses that are moving the world forward choose us as their partner. Because we analyze the numbers but listen to their dreams. Because we're solid but fast. Because we're experts in our field but always open to new possibilities. And because we make excellent service and fast, fair claims handling top priorities.

We hold ourselves to high standards. We share responsibilities and rewards. So we trust each other. And our clients trust XL Group.


Our Values


Do It Right

Be honest. Be professional. Be ethical.


Make It Better, Together

Collaborate. Improve. Repeat.



Blend logic and imagination to add that unique XL touch.​​



The XL Group of companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Join us and Make Your World Go.


We’re a global team that finds ways to overcome complex risks. What we do helps turn new ideas into reality and moves the world forward. Our clients include some of the largest industrial, commercial and professional services firms.

We see our careers at XL Group as a chance to unleash our potential. We value collaboration, hard work, intelligence and creativity.​​​




Ethics and Governance


Ethics. Integrity. Responsible governance. These are not negotiable at XL Group. We’ve set up strict governance practices to make sure our walk matches our talk.




We believe that excellence matters even when no one is looking.


Caring for Our World


We take social responsibility seriously. We try hard to make a difference everywhere we live and work.

In 2006 we instituted the annual XL Global Day of Giving with a single purpose: to unite our colleagues around the world in supporting our neighbors and helping move our communities forward.

XL Foundation Ltd., along with a group of colleagues from around the world, administers our donations.


XL Foundation Ltd.

XL Foundation Ltd. is the philanthropic arm of XL Group.

The foundation was originally set up in 1992 to express appreciation to the Bermuda community and to help in areas that benefited all residents of the island. XL Foundation donations are administered by a board of directors, all of whom are employees of XL Group companies.

The XL Foundation has a clearly defined set of guidelines for its donations.


XL Scholarship

The XL Scholarship helps young Bermudians prepare for careers in the insurance industry.​​​



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    I have been working at XL Group full-time (More than 8 years)

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    XL has an entrepreneurial culture that empowers employees and fuels innovation. It is a great place to work and grow.


    I have found more opportunities for lateral job growth than vertical growth...perhaps due in part to an org structure that is flatter than typical insurance companies.

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    Excellent job. Keep up the good work.

XL Group Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took a dayinterviewed at XL Group (Tampa, FL) in March 2015.


    They spoke briefly about the company. This job is more of a sales position. If you're interested If you're interested in sales, this sounds like a great position. Everyone there was very friendly and helpful.

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    Reasons for Declining

    I'm not interested in a sales position.

XL Group Awards & Accolades

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Top Workplace, Hartford Courant/Fox CT, 2013
Technology Award for XL Global Claims, British Insurance Awards, 2012
Model Insurer of the Year, Celent, 2013
Impact Award: Transformation Category, Novarica Research Council, 2013
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
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Additional Info

Website www.xlgroup.com
Headquarters Dublin, Ireland
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1986
Type Company - Public (XL)
Industry Insurance
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) is one of the world’s leading insurance companies focused on Property & Casualty (non-life) insurance and reinsurance activities. XL Group is the parent company of various commercial insurance and reinsurance businesses. XL has a reputation for being the insurer that the world’s leading companies look to for their most complex risks.

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Mission: XL is a values-driven company. The company’s highly innovative and collaborative culture is centered on three core values – do it right; make it better together; and XL... More

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