Pros – Good work/life balance, laid back atmosphere
Cons – lack of communication at times, sometimes too laid back ends up promoting mediocrity, family members and friends of upper management have priority
Advice to Senior Management – communicate expectations and issues more clearly
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
Pros – Great atmosphere. They want to expand their business through organic growth. Great people to work for.
Cons – They need to make improvements on the BOL side. Once we are past that life will be easy for underwriters and the entire company.
Advice to Senior Management – Need to have better training for entry level positions
Pros – You will quickly realize it is not a good place to work.
Cons – Everything is done poorly. Management is always scheming. They are dishonest, arrogant and do not care about their employees. They are very poor communicators and do it purposely to maintain control. They will lie to you to make themselves look better. All transactions are for their benefit whether they hurt you or not. They will use and abuse you and try very hard to avoid paying you accordingly. They will fire you for no reason, if they just feel like it that day they will cut you loose. People speak very badly about each other and there is not a sense of team work. At first you will be misled to think it is a positive work environment but you will quickly learn there is a lot of unfair conduct and favoritism behind the scenes. A lot of people are friends and or family and those people are treated better and their jobs are secure. You could be doing a great job, but if one of the partners is In a bad mood or you don't pay enough attention to him, especially if you are a woman, he will fire you. There is deceit, favoritism, and nepotism. They hide behind their religion and are a terrible example of Christianity. God is not pleased with their wicked representation. People their claw their way to the top and do many other things to get there. I hope they are proud of their wicked ways. They will have to answer to God at the judgement seat someday. But I would not lower my standards or biblical morals to feed their egos and therefore I no longer work there. It disgusts me.
Advice to Senior Management – Stop being dishonest, deceitful and wicked towards the employees you pretend to care about. Stop preaching the word of God and not practicing it towards the individuals you employ. Treat your employees better and actually pay them what they deserve. Give those who perform at a high level the recognition they deserve and make there job secure. Stope higher people from your church and family members if you can't treat everyone equally and objectively.
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
Pros – At least it's a job.
Cons – Over worked and under paid. Unless you are in management or are an underwriter, don't expect much. Very political
Advice to Senior Management – Get off your butt and increase salary
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
Pros – its a job and will pay the bills and probably give you some experience
Cons – The company is owned by 5 owners and one Silent partner who owns hirequest, everyone that works for this company is Family related to one of the partners so there is no room for advancement. For a company worth 250 Million dollars its very disorganized and the Technology is very old and frustrating. Don’t expect to move up in this company. Stay there for a year or six months get the experience and then move on. Run away from this company, go work for a big Corporation and not a Mom and Pop operation like this one.
Advice to Senior Management – Don't hire your family members and try to spend some money on Technology and treat your employees better
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company
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Pros – Don't have a problem with vacations time
Celebrate a lot of holidays with dinners and lunches
Promotions are good in the beginning
Very casual dress code
Cons – Heavy in nepotism
Promotions and raises slow down after a couple of year
Executives have their heart in the right place but not their brains
Unless underwriter or upper management, salaries tend to be a bit low
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend
Pros – Great Benefits, Friendly Christian atmosphere, work flexibility, company always up to date on the latest technology, lots of trainings, really cool people, Great career starter.
Cons – Very flat hiearchical structure, very hard to move up past an entry level position, salary is a bit lower than maket average.
Advice to Senior Management – Great job guys the only thing I would suggest is pay people market wages and cut out the political party culture in the office. The intense Republicanism permeated the air. I felt that if I ever announced that I was a Democrat that I would be instantly assassinated.
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