Westfield Insurance

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Promotion and advancement completely based on relationship with upper management not be actual performance

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst
Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst

I worked at Westfield Insurance

Pros

Flex time and work/life balance is great
Facilities and campus offer great amenties (gym, golf course etc)
Work from home ability is allowed

Cons

No advancement is possible if you are not "in" with upper management
Although pushback is promoted to overall straetgic direction - if you push too hard, you will find yourself demoted
Advancement is based completely on relationship not by ability

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Learn to advance your people by their ability not by relationship to upper management
Treat people with respect and you will receive loyalty

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

44 Other Employee Reviews for Westfield Insurance (View Most Recent)

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    Fair Place to work if you are OK with long house as standard

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Westfield Insurance

    Pros

    Great people, strong team mentality, varied job duties, strong local leadership

    Cons

    long hours, antiquated information/financial management systems, lots of reporting, 'fire-fighter' mentality rather than proactive actions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep streamlining reporting duties, and please stop releasing new systems mid-year. It's like changing horses mid-full-gallop- it's adds unnecessary complexity, work-load and stress. With the nature of the work, January-February are down-times, why not take advantage of it!

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Can be a good place to work, but very political.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Westfield Insurance

    Pros

    Good benefits, bonuses, some good quality people. You are provided all the tools you need to do your job. Good work environment.

    Cons

    Very political. You have to be a schmoozer to advance. Some people in management and leadership positions have no business being there, and it's hurting the organization.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of the people that have stuck with you during good and bad times. Give more credit for people who give you good results and see the big picture, as opposed to having robots who just folllow procedures.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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