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Aon Reviews in Los Angeles, CA

Updated July 6, 2014
Updated July 6, 2014
337 Reviews

3.2
337 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is unheard of unless you are a Senior Broker or in the Energy Group (in 23 reviews)

  • Good work environment and good growing opportunities (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • There is no room for advancement (in 5 reviews)

  • Do the right thing always but sometimes work life balance can be a challenge (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Company culture, wonderful coworkers.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Very clear professional development path. All coworkers and boss are very helpful.
    Compensations are very generous

    Cons

    National wide management style is a little bit tough for employees in different locations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys are not bad...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good compensation. Stable and good name recognition, particularly with larger companies.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Irvine, CA

    Pros

    Large company with depth of resources

    Cons

    Not much cross-culture communications or assistance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work on culture to get away from superstar mentality and grow the company through a great culture of working together as a team.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Financial Analyst

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    The pay was good. The people were great. Management was outstanding.

    Cons

    The hours were too long.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The managers were great and very supportive! They were always there when I needed them to give advice and constructive advice.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Aon

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Decent benefits, good locations, quality clients.

    Cons

    Branch managers and rank & file account managers frequently don't comply with corporate standards. Constant in-fighting among senior branch managers. Gimicky corporate initiatives that waste time and often fade away. Dishonest employee performance review system. Degraded HR department with unhelpful managers located far away. Corporate IT is missing in action if you're not with the right office - it often takes weeks or months to repair computer problems because IT is outsourced. Branch offices and departments often don't communicate very well with each other.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No matter how much it pretends to be sensitive to the employees, Aon's senior and corporate management doesn't really listen to them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Those with ambition never stay more than 4 years

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Specialist I  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Account Specialist I in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    Strong career choice for those interested in office politics over product technicalities.

    Cons

    Stable. Does not require independent thinking. Products are simple. Company's role in industry is on its last leg.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realize that employee motivation and provided incentives are correlated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Middle of the road

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President  in  Newport Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Newport Beach, CA

    Pros

    The people I work with a cross the US and world are great.

    Cons

    Continually work is pushed down when there are broken programs etc. How much time do they think we can create since we already have a day job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quick pushing work down and then say thank you. You really do t understand the impact to morale.

  8.  

    Very Good Experiences

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Contract Coach  in  Santa Ana, CA
    Former Employee - Contract Coach in Santa Ana, CA

    Pros

    Very credible and sophisticated people and processes. Work hard play hard. Collaborative.

    Cons

    Pay is modest. Very few downsides.

    Recommends
  9.  

    I loved working there but they tend to lay people off quickly

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lake Forest, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Forest, CA

    Pros

    People were great to work with, the support was great, the benefits and perks were outstanding and the best in the industry, and it was the best job I've had

    Cons

    Although they shower employees with great benefits and perks, they tend to lay people off quickly and nobody really knows if their jobs are secure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employee loyalty is essential. When people don't know of their future, they will not want to contribute much

    No opinion of CEO

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