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Oppresive mangement to the point of bullying and harassment

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Omaha, NE

I worked at Lincoln Financial Group

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

Pros

Benefits offerred are not bad.

Cons

Outdated computer system which does not allow for a free flowing production.
Oppresive management that bullys individuals.
Employment positions are billed as "flexible". Not so. You will be reprimanded for being 1 min. late and docked with an "awareness". The "awareness" allowed are 5 in calendar year. Then you will be put on a written warning. This is applied even if you call in with car trouble and arrive late.

Advice to Management

Recognize employees as indivudals with different attributes to contirbute to a team. Mico management DOES NOT bring out the best in personnel.

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  1. Learned a lot about how important soft skills are in the corporate world

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    Former Employee - Business Services in Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Business Services in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    * Great benefits
    * 100% Tuition Assistance
    * Yearly Bonus
    * On Site Fitness Center
    * Affordable Cafe
    * On site general store

    Cons

    * Most of the managment team is not college educated and they are not up to speed wtih latest leadership practices
    * Must meeet high productivity rates
    * Out of date computer and equipment
    * Limited Parking

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate employees that are more educated than you. Go back to college and get a degree so you are familar with the latest business practices.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Professional Development Program at Lincoln Financial

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    Former Employee - Professional Development Program in Radnor, PA
    Former Employee - Professional Development Program in Radnor, PA

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It all depends on who your manager is, but as far as I know most people were satisfied with goals, expectations, feedback, leeway (to work on PDP projects, travel for development sessions, pursue professional designations, etc.).

    Cons

    Some PDP projects seemed haphazardly put together, without even a real need for the output. PDP management was not very good about distributing information, case in point: with financial crisis in fall of 2008 PDPs were reasonably worried about there being rotations at the job fair in the spring... no definitive answers for months and then we come to find that there are 15 or so jobs for 80+ people.

    Advice to Management

    Communication from PDP staff to the PDPs needs to be improved (timeliness and straightforwardness are appreciated). PDP projects should be scrapped in their current format and allow PDPs to be more creative.

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