Esurance Reviews

Updated March 23, 2015
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  1. Decent Company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work Life Balance.
    Easy to commute - 10 min walk from BART.
    Decent Salary + Bonus

    Cons

    Job title takes much longer to change even though your responsibility changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Very disorganized

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Open to creativity
    - There's some talented and motivated people

    Cons

    My department was disorganized and some senior level managers were not excited about what they were doing, therefore it trickled down to other employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Hire people in upper management whoa re experts in their field and who know how to lead people
    - Stop living in the past

  3. 1 person found this helpful

    Fun place to work, great opportunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Fast growing company with excellent training program for new hires.

    Cons

    No cons so far, great place to work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. Growing company, great office atmosphere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Analyst in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great coworkers, always willing to collaborate and get the job done. Intelligent people, very approachable and willing to finish challenging projects no matter what. Benefits and vacation time are decent for the Bay Area company.

    Cons

    Work from home policies can be a little more flexible (currently up to one day per week). As the company is growing some things tend to take more time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    Limited opportunity to grow and advance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Esurance full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved my colleagues, good work/life balance and flexibility, supported outside training and prof growth and development

    Cons

    Company has changed a lot since being acquired. Does not thrive the same as before. Low morale, high turnover, and in need of better mgmt

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    Great entry-level place, but not much opportunity to advance in career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    -work/life balance
    -close to public transportation
    -fun but dedicated coworkers
    -wear jeans
    -great restaurants in walking distance
    -SMG are open to discussing specifics during town hall meetings

    Cons

    -compensation doesn't seem to be competitive
    -archaic system of punching in/out
    -small display monitors (depends on which department you're in)
    -disorganized systems and processes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    Good folks, really depends on the department you work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst (Statistician) in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst (Statistician) in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Compared to many large corporate insurance companies, Esurance is definitely on the younger, hipper end. Great place for you to start a career and learn new things.

    Cons

    The company tries to make itself seem as a startup or compete with startup companies, but definitely is not good at it. As the company expands, it's becoming more corporate and less transparent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Overall, great first job, but lacked in terms of company culture

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Esurance full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, pretty good salary, great people

    Cons

    Work-life balance was pretty poor, and the company culture is more insurance company than dot-com technology company. It was almost as if the company had an identity crisis.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop thinking about Esurance as an insurance product. It severely limits the user experience. Re-think it as something new, different, innovative.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Best job of my life!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Esurance full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I had the privilege of working for Esurance during two huge rapid growth spurts, and I loved that they want people to step up, step in and help drive the company forward. Despite it being a highly regulated industry, they do some pretty cutting edge stuff. It is not at all political, and management has a healthy approach to leading the business.

    Cons

    Being acquired by Allstate has added some extra bureacracy. That said, most employees are not exposed to it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep focusing on the people. And, stay real and authentic. Focus on keeping the special Esurance culture that you have.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful

    Its ok

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Esurance full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Location is great. Close to public transportation (Bart, Muni)
    - Large Company

    Cons

    - Outdated
    - Work Life Balance : They will call you anytime in night to fix "Urgent" issue
    - Good if you are happy with what you know. Not a type of environment where you can expand your skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think about employees. Dont treat every issue/bug as "Urgent"

    No opinion of CEO

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