AIG Reviews

Updated August 30, 2015
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AIG CEO Peter Hancock
Peter Hancock
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Pros
  • There is a great potential for work-life balance as long as you work out an agreement with your manager (in 53 reviews)

  • Work-From-Home option given (if needed) (in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance: It's slowly getting better (in 15 reviews)

  • Senior management doesn't care too much about their subordinates (in 30 reviews)

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  1. Great Company

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, good work life balance, opportunities to contribute if you have something valuable to offer

    Cons

    No good way for suggestions to go from bottom to top except town halls and really no organization (except political ones "maybe") rely on town halls for suggestion management

    Advice to Management

    Provide a formal and open way for employees to present their ideas for senior management's consideration


  2. Great atmosphere and loved my work!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Actuarial Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Actuarial Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AIG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Huge company with opportunities to learn about multiple areas, amazing benefits, fantastic exposure to leadership in internship program, networked globally with AIG talent

    Cons

    Constant restructuring because of organization size


  3. Accounts Payable

    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Accounts Payable Clerk in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at AIG full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I like my job and its a good company to work for

    Cons

    They are outsourcing the Accounts Payable

    Advice to Management

    I enjoy working for my management


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  5. Global Property Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Global Property Engineering Summer Analyst in Champaign, IL
    Former Employee - Global Property Engineering Summer Analyst in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AIG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company atmosphere, smart people to work with

    Cons

    Was not totally ready for an engineering intern


  6. Great job right out of college

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Services Associate in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Financial Services Associate in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AIG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very friendly coworkers, Management seems to really care about their employees, good benefits

    Cons

    Bad reputation and large bureaucratic structure


  7. Help Desk

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AIG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful place to work Great team and leadership. Abundant opportunities for advancement. Awesome benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes one's value is overlooked or not readily identified by management. Extreme patience and understanding is sometimes necessary.

    Advice to Management

    Always value your employees and show them you genuinely care


  8. Senior Investment Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Investment Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Investment Analyst in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    retirement benefits/match, good work/life balance, team camaraderie, interesting work

    Cons

    outdated technology, unclear advancement plans for staff, peers note that raises aren't typically given annually except during promotions

    Advice to Management

    invest in technology to save staff time and to increase profitability


  9. Management sucks

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You get a diverse portfolio of works across the company. Some are challenging, some are stressful.

    Cons

    Management sucks. It's hard to keep talent for longer period of time


  10. Great Opportunity

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good training, good leadership, great benefits.

    Cons

    Corporate environment. Lots of training. Licensing requirements.


  11. Summer Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst in Wilton, CT
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst in Wilton, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AIG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very nice people, good paycheck. A great place to work!

    Cons

    Not that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Simplify some administrative process



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