Marsh & McLennan Companies

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Good Growth

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Good growth opportunities for younger people.

Cons

Too many systems and passwords

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Migraine Inducing

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Even when trying to be objective, it is tough to come up with a positive.

    Cons

    False promises: From dual monitors to a new compensation plan, the only thing management followed through on was reworking the schedule so you're working unneeded overtime and more Saturdays.
    Underpaid: Low salary, no merit increases, horrible compensation for sales. I know of someone in the office who was making less than $100 more a paycheck after 6 years.
    No advancement opportunities: You will leave the company in the same role you were hired in at, plain and simple.
    Unprofessional Management: When your manager says "I don't play like that" in a meeting, you know you're in the wrong environment.
    Tardy occurrences: Yes, those things you got in high school for being 5 minutes late.
    Unreasonable: You have to use PTO for an appointment. You can only use that PTO and go to an appointment if there are less than 5 people (of 40 reps) taking the day off. How are you supposed to accomplish anything with that restriction?
    Management does not care about their employees: If it wasn't obvious from what was said above, there are plenty of other examples. Our input meant nothing. When forced OT was put on our schedule every Monday, there was no e-mail, no warning. We just showed up on that first Monday to find our lunch was cut to a half hour (it takes 20 minutes just to go out and get food), and a half hour added on to our schedule at the end of the day. Sure, an hour of OT is nothing. I worked 60 hours a week at my job prior to that. The reason I am upset is because the OT was not needed. We had no input on the matter. We would have all of the agents in our office sitting at our desks with no calls holding, just wanting to go home.

    This may seem bitter, but when you wake up every morning dreading going to work and just praying for a way out, you know the company is run poorly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your employees are adults, start treating them that way.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    It's a Swamp

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    Former Employee - Producer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Producer in New York, NY

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Some great managers. Great diversity unlike most insurance brokers.

    Cons

    No raises. Poor service. Money is in management not sales.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within. All this outside talent you bring on board winds up getting canned anyway.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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