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A good place to work... but your soul will die.

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Current Employee - Information Systems Specialist in Troy, NY
Current Employee - Information Systems Specialist in Troy, NY

I have been working at MetLife

Pros

The benefits are wonderful. Pay is somewhat competitive, learning opportunities abound. Very advanced hardware, a little slow on the uptake on how to manage it though.

Cons

Too much red tape. No clear vision on how to get things done. Advancement opps limited. Too many Silos.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Break down the walls between lines of business and IT. Fix the change management process.

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  1. A good place to work and develop a career, but room for management to improve and enable employees to be more successful

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    Current Employee - Sales and Marketing in Bridgewater, NJ
    Current Employee - Sales and Marketing in Bridgewater, NJ

    I have been working at MetLife

    Pros

    -Well respected company within its industry
    -Benefits are very competitive
    -Lots of chances to meet and work with Sr. management
    -Family friendly atmosphere with flexible work arrangements
    -Ability to move around and work in different areas of the business
    -Opportunity to learn about critical financial products that impact your personal life
    -MetLife is a strong proponent of encouraging its employees to addend training and other classes to further their knowledge

    Cons

    -Focus on diversity has gone beyond what might be acceptable
    -Lower pay as compared to other financial services companies, although it seems to be more stable as a company, so this is a trade-off
    -Limited focus on technology

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Continue to keep channels of communication open
    -Focus more on being able to develop and support career pathing
    -Rethink the performance management process that forces a bell curve for 1-5 rankings, focus more on the actual rating deserved, not the number that makes the bell curve smooth.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. Metlife is not the place to be for IT

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Aplliaction Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Aplliaction Developer in New York, NY

    I have been working at MetLife

    Pros

    The benefits are great and you can sometimes work outside of the office.

    Cons

    Management doesn't care about what you do. There is no real career advancement and outsourcing in the IT field in the topic of conversation these days

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to what people are doing and show them that you see they effort that they put in

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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