AIG

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AIG Reviews

Updated November 26, 2014
Updated November 26, 2014
763 Reviews
2.8
763 Reviews
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AIG CEO Peter Hancock
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work life balance compared to many other wall street based offices (in 53 reviews)

  • has a work from home program that enables employees to work from the comfort of their own home (in 30 reviews)


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

  • opinions/suggestions are not easy to get pass to senior management team (in 30 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    GOod company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AIG

    Pros

    Upward mobility is good to go.

    Cons

    Culture is problematic for mayny

  2.  

    Friendly work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at AIG full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People are talented and very warm. Work is interesting and challenging but can be paper intensive.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic political poor it systems

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good opportunity

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AIG full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good worklife balance, and professional opportunity

    Cons

    Pay is no great. HR is slow and difficult to deal with.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on the job offers.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Treasury

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Treasury in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Treasury in New York, NY

    I have been working at AIG full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Some of the people were friendly.

    Cons

    Office culture was really bad, the average age was really high.
    People weren't exactly motivated.
    People didn't really know what they were talking about when they were talking about technical concepts

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Not as expected

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Houston, TX

    I have been working at AIG full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    travel, AIG benefits, time off policy

    Cons

    difficult work life balance, lack of promotions, stagnant salary, no certifications / advancement classes, no involvement/information on decisions that impact your position

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Waste of Time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Architect in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Architect in New York, NY

    I have been working at AIG as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company. You can sit around in a corner and no one will bother.

    Cons

    No growth. Lazy people work like Government organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on mentoring junior staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great people. bad pay.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Amarillo, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Amarillo, TX

    I have been working at AIG full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    management is awesome. training is ok but if other projects are added there is very little instructions.

    Cons

    Pay is bad and bonuses have taken place of raises, and they are taxed at 40%.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay employees what they are worth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Really?

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

    I worked at AIG full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Friends are the only thing I can take away.

    Cons

    There is no support from management and compensation is not competitive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn your desktop procedures.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Long term temp

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Houston, TX

    I have been working at AIG as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great people, professional work environment

    Cons

    Rumors of petty management, shift changes every 3 mos., document control is inconsistent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get it together

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Dysfunctional company that is trying to change and correct

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director
    Current Employee - Director

    I have been working at AIG full-time

    Pros

    Large global company, with deep expertise in P&C insurance and to a lesser extent, life and retirement. Company is trying to aggressively streamline (cut expenses..) and charge forward to grow again after the 2008 government bailout.

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic, political, and slow moving organization with very little innovation occuring. Changes in management and strategy occur very frequently and lack of stability creates chaos and much constant retrenchment. Promotions do occur but usually to those politically connected or linked to an "executive patron." Base salaries have been frozen for over four years. Many employees have left or are looking to evacuate

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create innovation environment and improve internal technology by making decisions and sticking to them

    No opinion of CEO

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