Jackson National Life

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Good small company to work for

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL

I worked at Jackson National Life full-time (more than a year)

Pros

Small company that is not a high stress environment. Easy to know everyone from the CEO and Admin Assistant by name and on sight.

Cons

Not much room for upward mobility

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work and hire more diverse candidates

Recommends
Neutral Outlook

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    Great learning experience for an intern

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    Former Employee - Intern in Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Intern in Lansing, MI

    I worked at Jackson National Life as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    The pay is fantastic, they also lodge you if you live far away. Very hands-off approach. Great for innovation and development.

    Cons

    A lot of overhead in terms of getting access to resources to do your job. You need to be assertive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 6 people found this helpful  

    Looks good from the Outside, but Watch Out!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lansing, MI

    I worked at Jackson National Life full-time

    Pros

    Beautiful building; good salary; good benefits. Met some really wonderful people who are trying to make a difference.

    Cons

    Operations is run by a pack of women who all went to high school together. They support and promote one another and have formed a 'unit' that's nearly impossible to penetrate. The problem is that most of them have very little education and have never worked for any other company. They are not exceptional in any way, and none of them would hold similar positions in any other company. They have every single promotion and transfer in and out of their department mapped out years in advance, and have brought in and seen to it that their family and friends are promoted (regardless of talent, skill, or experience) so that they can act as spies to identify any dissenters.

    If they don't approve of you, you will be run out of the company (if you work in their area) or your credentials will be very effectively attacked (if you work in another area). They are so successful at ruining the reputation of people, that other departments are afraid of them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There's nothing to say that they don't already know; they just refuse to do anything about it. Here's some advice to those who still work there though: stop wasting your time hoping. Find a new job now.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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