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Helpful (4)

Meh...

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

I have been working at Great-West Financial full-time (more than 5 years)

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

Pros

Easy to work for long-term. Stable job with decent benefits. Work/Life balance is good.

Cons

Hard to get promoted. Middle managers are typically not interested in innovation or helping people advance. Not very innovative. Doesn't invest in people. Their idea of an ideal employee is some one who shuts up and does their job or 10+ years.

Advice to Management

Shake things up...

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  1. Helpful (1)

    A great place to work... but you're not going to get rich

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Director in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Director in Denver, CO

    I have been working at Great-West Financial full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The people and culture are amazing. Stability is awesome. Company has experienced a decade plus of amazing growth. Room for in job growth is great.

    Cons

    Compensation so so. Compensation increases are a problem; pay increases are capped even in the event of a promotion. Executive management is a benevolent dictatorship... not a lot of room for bottom up ideas.

    Advice to Management

    Empower your people. Provide better training. Review compensation practices. Long-term employees get burned the most.

  2. Great people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retirement Specialist - Client Services in Greenwood Village, CO
    Current Employee - Retirement Specialist - Client Services in Greenwood Village, CO

    I have been working at Great-West Financial full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great atmosphere fantastic benefits reasonable pay

    Cons

    No real commission potential programs set as of yet. 18 month waiting period to move up or try a new role within the company

    Advice to Management

    Allow employees with sales talents to be placed in proper positions to use such skills

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