General Re

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fantastic place to work

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Current Employee - Actuary in Stamford, CT
Current Employee - Actuary in Stamford, CT

I have been working at General Re full-time (more than a year)

Pros

financial strength
reward high performance
management support
underwriting discipline

Cons

conservatism makes it difficult to write new business

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT

    I worked at General Re full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very professional company where one can learn many technical skills

    Cons

    As with most of corporate America has gotten more bottom line oriented rather than focusing on people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Overall good company, but would highly recommend not working there.

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    Former Employee - Tax in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Tax in Stamford, CT

    I worked at General Re

    Pros

    -Benefits are good.
    -Salary is above average compared to other companies.
    -Work/life balance is attainable.
    -New facilities
    -Solid company with strong reputation.

    Cons

    -Turnover is very high compared to other groups due to all the listed cons.
    -Employee morale is very low.
    -Tone at the top environment does not promote collaboration.
    -Lack of consistency among middle managers.
    -Feedback development is very poor compared to professional benchmarks.
    -Managements consistently lacks the skills to professional develop young professionals seen with high turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Identify the causes of the issues and take necessary steps to resolve and improve the overall environment and image of the company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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