Birla Sun Life Insurance

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Birla Sun Life Insurance Reviews

Updated August 31, 2014
Updated August 31, 2014
76 Reviews
3.8
76 Reviews
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Birla Sun Life Insurance Managing Director & CEO Jayant Dua
Jayant Dua
14 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Employee friendly, the leadership management takes pains to set a course, however middle management seems to be slow (in 5 reviews)

  • Excellent growth opportunity, achievements are recognized, praised and awarded, Respect for all individuals (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Extended working hours almost 20 days a month, erratic schedules, (in 2 reviews)

  • Bad Management, pathetic work culture, arrogant bosses (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company

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

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance part-time

    Pros

    No strict Timings Good Incentives

    Cons

    Sales targets are not fair

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Can be a better company , if certain mearures are adopted

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Area Manager  in  Lucknow, SC
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Lucknow, SC

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good independence to innovate , good pay masters in the industry

    Cons

    Poor job evaluation. No defined career progression. Hopeless HR

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Functional heads do no have any clue about the job @ root level, HR function needs to be more accountable

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Good career and growth opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Agency Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Agency Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    supportive back office and great guidance from senior colleagues and officers

    Cons

    a very ignorant and disappointing HR team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    appoint a good Hr personnel increase leisure time and set better organisational goals

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    good one

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Development  in  Bhilai (India)
    Former Employee - Business Development in Bhilai (India)

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    due to mnc company 7 corelate with birla name & fame , that was the main reason

    Cons

    liitle bit i disappoint due to unnecessary pressure of management for day to day pressure .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    i dont think so

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Its a good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Channel Development Manager- East  in  Calcutta (India)
    Current Employee - Channel Development Manager- East in Calcutta (India)

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Team to work for

    Cons

    Unplanned in some areas of work

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Poor

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Analyst - Group Life and Pensions  in  Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Marketing Analyst - Group Life and Pensions in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great shopping nearby
    Awesome co-workers
    Excellent technologoy resources

    Cons

    Difficult to deal with noise outside
    Awful parking
    Inexperienced supervisors with poor taste

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work
    Compensation needs to be boosted

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    At par

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager  in  New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in New Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Employee friendly, the leadership management takes pains to set a course, however middle management seems to be slow

    Cons

    Zero transparency inevaluations. A lot of it is perception driven

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get down to details and basics. Listen to the fls, cut the flab in the middle

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    It's great experience to work in company like Birla.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Insuranace Sector  in  Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Insuranace Sector in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good support from seniors.All upper level to basic level Management is very best.

    Cons

    No i did not found any problem in birla which was looks like really problem.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please make some increment best plans for older and contract basis employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Branch Accounts & Operations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Branch Operations Executive  in  Buldāna (India)
    Current Employee - Branch Operations Executive in Buldāna (India)

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Best employer in the industry

    Cons

    Late night sitting more than 10 day's a month 9:00pm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    move to better future

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Sound working

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

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Good employee satisfaction in all manner

    Cons

    Continuous followups for targets and goals

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