Aviva Reviews

Updated September 27, 2014
Updated September 27, 2014
88 Reviews
3.5
88 Reviews
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Aviva Group CEO Mark Wilson
Mark Wilson
23 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance respected, though cuts both ways (in 9 reviews)

  • It used to be a good company but no longer today (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • No immediate career opportunities, dis-connected senior management, no recognition of skills and contributions made by employees (in 4 reviews)

  • In IT, there aren't a lot of career opportunities, and the manager is not so understanding (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    ok to work at, neutral

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Underwriter in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Underwriter in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Aviva full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    ok to work at, neutral

    Cons

    to much commuting from where I live

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Underwriter

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Underwriting in Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Underwriting in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Aviva full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good company. Good environment. Good people

    Cons

    Commuting problem. Underwriting call centre environment

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    No security

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Change Manager in York, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Change Manager in York, England (UK)

    I have been working at Aviva full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    poor salary profession, No clear strategy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    An employer who doesn't keep their promises

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing and Communications in York, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Marketing and Communications in York, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Benefits and pension are good

    Cons

    Too much travel
    Too little career opportunities unless you sell your soul
    Too many managers with favourites

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Creating a high performing culture is all well and good but it is your solid steady performers who youare disengaging, which is compromising your ability to achieve what you want

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Credit controller

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Pune (India)

    I worked at Aviva full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good culture along with good compensation

    Cons

    Less motivating and worse hierarchy level

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Warning

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

    I have been working at Aviva

    Pros

    None company is not a great place to work

    Cons

    Lack of leadership and vision. Blame culture. No ownership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overhaul required

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great Learning,Nice training,wonderful opportunity,Joyful stay

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chandigarh (India)
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in Chandigarh (India)

    I worked at Aviva full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good Brand Image,Great on job trainingsPackage and facilities

    Cons

    Boss and Top management non understanding

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your employess

  9.  

    Aviva was a great place i used to work for..

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Executive in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Executive in Chennai (India)

    I worked at Aviva full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Loverly enviornment and very friendly management..

    Cons

    While i worked i did not find anything less satisfing..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work and all the best..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Really a nice company to work with.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Voice and Accent Trainer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Voice and Accent Trainer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Was client and staff centeric

    Cons

    No complains about the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good friendly and approachable

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    my experience with AVIVA is great

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Fpa in Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Fpa in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Aviva part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the employes are very friendly.

    Cons

    nothing i have to say

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be friendly and helpful with all new comers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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