Generation Mortgage

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Updated June 25, 2015
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  1. Executive Administrative Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Manager in Kennesaw, GA
    Current Employee - Executive Administrative Manager in Kennesaw, GA

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, relaxed working environment, strong leadership team

    Cons

    Company has been sold so employees will be looking for new positions

    Advice to Management

    Thank you for the great benefits given to all employees that are losing their positions.


  2. Director Quality Risk Management

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

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    After working for large legacy companies, the size of Generation (under 300 employees) has been a breath of fresh air. Sure, some mistakes made, but generally a great group of people interested in doing the right thing for our client base, the seniors who take out reverse mortgages.

    Cons

    Company was often for sale, and was ultimately sold, but I suppose every company is up for sale at the right price.


  3. Great working atmosphere.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Generation Mortgage

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Not enough workplace or team building events.


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    System Analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Generation Mortgage full-time

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good group of people to work with. IT department was truly a team. Good professional growth opportunity - IT management encouraged learning and challenging ourselves to improve the company.

    Cons

    Company ended up downsizing. Before this sometimes there were not resources available to effectively handle some service level needs, but this is true for any business.

    Advice to Management

    None really now. Just sad to see it downsize rather than stay in the market. Only advice would be to continue taking care of remaining employees.


  6. Really? That's the best you can do?

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Babylon, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Babylon, NY

    I worked at Generation Mortgage

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

    Pros

    Salary was ok however training would have been great.

    Cons

    Felt like a step child especially when corporate was celebrating something and we were not included.

    Advice to Management

    Level the playing field


  7. This was a good place to begin your career.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers, good benefits, decent pay for an entry-level job and they were willing to work with your schedule.

    Cons

    Leadership, there was a lot of 'us vs. them' that went on with the employees and upper management, you only advanced to higher positions if you were 'in the right circles.'


  8. Compliance analyst

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Management in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Compliance Management in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    offered a flexible schedule and telecommuting for certain positions

    Cons

    poor accounting practices and marketing cause the company 2 financially sink

    Advice to Management

    assess internal resources prior to seeking externals


  9. I don't 'hate it, but I don't love it either.

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

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time

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

    Pros

    Donuts on Fridays. Jeans weeks to raise money for various charities. The company is trying to be more transparent with some major events for the company.

    Cons

    HR turnover has been high. Senior management tends to put way too much faith in mid-level managers they have built personal friendships with, turning a blind eye to conduct which is apparent to the rest of the staff. Some managers can't always separate friendships and work relationships with their staff - fairness is an issue in some departments. Also, it can be difficult for talented employees wishing to explore new opportunities to move into other areas of the company. Some departments don't have a good outlook for advancement. Only some positions qualify for bonuses.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be so boastful of your manager title. "Fake it, 'til you make" should not be a way to operate, especially if you've been in management for some time. Learn how the positions you manage actually work, so people in the company respect you, instead of talking behind your back at how stupid you make yourself look. Be fair in how you deal with your staff.


  10. Manager

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Generation Mortgage full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Flexibility and great HR team to resolve employee issues. It's a Friendly work environment and employees work as a team to resolve customer issues.

    Cons

    There is a high employee turnover rate in the IT department and too many operating systems that don't communicate well with each other. There are also several last many projects without enough staff.

    Advice to Management

    Hire enough employee to properly do the work and get one system to handle all loans from origination to servicing.


  11. .

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Generation Mortgage

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Co Workers are the best! Office culture is relaxed including plenty of activites to learn what other departments do on a day to day basis as well as active involvement in the community.

    Cons

    Compensation within this department is below industry norm. Salary is slightly below par and no bonus incentives and no plans for any bonus incentives in the new future. Upper management lacks communication between departments to ensure consistency. Loans being approved are of very low quality and only being approved due to little to no volume.

    Advice to Management

    Why bother...they don't listen!



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