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Allstate Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
1,238 Reviews

3.4
1,238 Reviews
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Allstate Chairman, President, and CEO Thomas J. Wilson II
Thomas J. Wilson II
648 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work life balance is ok in some departments and under good managers (in 141 reviews)

  • My current department offers work from home once a week which is great (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • The work/life balance is sorely out of wack for exempt personal (in 19 reviews)

  • upper management likes the best (usually a friend or family member) (in 34 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent

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

    Pros

    Management leadership culture training

    Cons

    Benefits and coworkers are sub par

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Changes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company

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

    Pros

    I was an intern at Allstate. I could not have asked for a better group of people to work with. All of my co-workers took time to help me learn and show me the ropes of the business. The work was interesting and the company has a great work/life balance.

    Cons

    None, great place to work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Enjoyed working at Allstate

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Provided great exposure to Project Management

    Cons

    Nothing specific. I have enjoyed working at Allstate

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  5.  

    satisfying,rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Total Loss Adjuster  in  Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Total Loss Adjuster in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    good pay, good training,good people to work with

    Cons

    too much repetition,training should include actual meaning of tasks assigned

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need merge some the tasks together,a lot of repetition

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader  in  Birmingham, AL
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Birmingham, AL

    Pros

    Decent Salary, great benefits, Wonderful Recognition
    Great culture for the most part

    Cons

    No Real Bonuses but everything else was great

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    A place with many opportunities. Great Work/Life balance. Strong company that's only getting stronger.

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

    Pros

    Work/Life is best in the industry. People are in general very happy at Allstate. Many employer sponsored events. Summer hours will generally be very flexible. Holidays and benefits are better than I have seen at many other companies. Allstate is a favorite of people with families and soon to be moms.

    Cons

    Management really tries to create opportunities for further advancement but there are times when there are none. If in an situation, your team/department is going through organizational changes, there is a big possibility you might have to quickly move on/out or you could either be put in somewhere or will have to leave. Very rarely does this happen though.

  8.  

    Licensed Senior Sales Agent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Agent  in  Erie, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Agent in Erie, PA

    Pros

    It was a fantastic work enviroment, with unlimited possiblitites, and they (Allstate) were ery god on training, and eithics, conflict of Interest. Tim Allen, and Julie Parker were agency owners, and I cant say enough good. Fantastic company!

    Cons

    80% commissioned, better salary, to make sure income, with trailers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great Staff Counsel to work at, not a lot of room for support staff growth, very easy to become comfortable

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Paralegal  in  Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Paralegal in Brooklyn, NY

    Pros

    Steady hours, relaxed environment,

    Cons

    No room for career growth at the support staff level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    consider investing in support staff career opportunities and training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    staff claims adjuster

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly office environment, like my co-workers.

    Cons

    Heavy work load, upper management unrealistic about goals.

  11.  

    Busy Job, But Nice People

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    There is plenty room for advancement if you stay with the company long enough. Most people have been there 5+ years. The staff was extremely friendly, which created a family environment. Everyone asks each other to lunch and helps with work. The starting pay is decent and there is a pretty good raise after the first year.

    Cons

    Very busy and stressful job. Good for a young person who is ambitious, and needs to get their foot in the door. But, the job is stressful and goals are sometimes difficult to meet.

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