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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than a year)

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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 Management

Your employees are adults, start treating them that way.

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  1. In too deep

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    Current Employee - Account Manager II in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Account Manager II in Des Moines, IA

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits and friendly people.

    Cons

    lackluster management and inadequate staffing.

    Advice to Management

    listen to your colleagues and stop staring at the "bottom line"


  2. Overall Good Experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment, good (but expesive) medical benefits, average compensation

    Cons

    Coporate decisions are driving by what is best for share holders more so than what is best for employees.

    Advice to Management

    Pay those who you see as future leaders enought to keep them from leaving


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