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A stable leader in financial services, truly the company you keep.

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY

I have been working at New York Life

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Fair, conservative company with excellent reputation. Persistence, teamwork, and determination are very important employee attributes, which pay off over time in this organization.

Cons

Promotion takes a long time and is worth waiting for. Most 'downsides' have more to do with our ability to work with others and our own personal attitudes about work.

Advice to Management

Always give direct reports as much feedback and information as you can. And ask your employees for feedback too.

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  1. New York Life Director

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Office Director
    Current Employee - Office Director

    I have been working at New York Life

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    A great company to work for. There is unlimited potential for pay in this position. It is very possible to climb the organizational ladder after some experience in the business.

    Cons

    A large company that sometimes has too much red tape to go through. They also need to improve their local advertising.

    Advice to Management

    None


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    A stable but boring workplace

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

    I have been working at New York Life

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very stable, very light work pressure, excellent benefit package, half day Fridays in summer, haven't had a lay off in years. One of the very few companies that still offer 401K and pension benefits. One of the very few financial services companies who have not been affected by the mortage backed securities.

    Cons

    Work is too easy. You are hardly challanged. Job security have turned most employees into zombies who do not belive in updating their technical skills but just be content in following standards and procedures.

    Not for you if you are young and ambitous and try out some adventure.

    Advice to Management

    Be ready to experiment.


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