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Too slow

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

I worked at Lincoln Financial Group

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good pay. Pleasant atmosphere. Myriad of perks. Employs a lot of people, props up the economy, keeps many families afloat.

Cons

Was like going backwards in time by 40 years, everyone smilingly working in slow motion, many of the activities adding no real value (other than taking up time and consequently getting more pay).

Advice to Management

I'm guessing there isn't enough competition, else all the fat processes would be hurting the company. Maybe try Agile or Lean Six Sigma to provide a better value.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    OK place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group

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

    Pros

    Co-workers are nice. Middle management is generally respectful of needs of employees. Pay is fair.

    Cons

    Very cliquey and political, especially as you advance into management. In many respects, if you are not inside, you're OUTSIDE. Recognition of work life balance seems to be declining sharply. We average at least one significant reorg every two years. Systems are dated with little recognition of that from management.

    Advice to Management

    Less emphasis on form, more on function.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great company to grow in

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

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Respect for employees,
    High level of responsibility
    Honest feedback
    Leadership training
    Opportunities for growth
    Expect to be challenged
    Work-life balance
    Great benefits
    Provides good customer value

    Cons

    Changing rapidly
    Mergers and layoffs create uncertainty and anxiety
    Politics at the senior level is becoming a problem
    Customer service expectations do require a lot of effort
    Major changes require working on current and future products

    Advice to Management

    Continue to believe in your employees. The company is changing and expectations continue to increase, but remember it is the employees that have gotten you to your level of success. This is not the time to reduce their benefits and training. Give your employees a break, especially those that have sacrificed personal time to keep your projects on track.


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