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Big strong company doesn't equate to job security

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Former Employee - Risk Control in Alpharetta, GA
Former Employee - Risk Control in Alpharetta, GA

I worked at Travelers Companies full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

Good culture, good people, strong company.

Cons

Only a few bonuses given to small portion of consultants as opposed to each of the top performers receiving incremental amounts. Why the distrust with telecommuting? - just about every insurance company lets their consultants work from home.

Advice to Management

Don't furlough based strictly on seniority, some of the hardest workers and the young energetic ones.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    This is a challenging environment but the rewards can be there if you devote yourself to it.

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    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Middleboro, MA
    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Middleboro, MA

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are good benefits including generous time off with pay, salary and incentive bonuses. Tuition reimbursement is also sometimes available depending on company discretion. The company has an excellent training facility and focuses efforts on training to produce quality results-driven employees.

    Cons

    This large company is almost strictly numbers driven. You will be expected to achieve certain (challenging) results. This company lacks consideration for individual "soft qualities" and at times can feel a bit cold and hostile, especially during economic hardship when cost savings become a priority. Management works behind closed doors and the workers are rarely included in any master plans. As a salaried employee you may find yourself working significantly longer than average hours in order to reach set goals.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate, communicate, communicate.


  2. It's a big place, so your experience may be different depending on who you work for and/or with

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    Current Employee - Director in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    very stable company that is well positioned in the industry

    Cons

    under pay... make sure you are very happy with your comp before you get in because they typically pay on 90% to market

    Advice to Management

    there is some dead weight in the organization and management doesn't have the backbone to address it. As well, there is so much red tape in the org, it's a wonder anything gets done at all... smaller companies can move so much faster and once they understand the business model, look out...


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