Lincoln Financial Group Reviews

Updated July 5, 2015
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Lincoln Financial Group President, CEO, and Director Dennis R. Glass
Dennis R. Glass
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Pros
  • Great place to work to have a work/life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • not much I can think of but a great benefits package (in 22 reviews)

Cons
  • The organization preaches work life balance but that's not true (in 8 reviews)

  • not enough room for advancement (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Staff Accountant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Fort Wayne, IN
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant in Fort Wayne, IN

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    From what I've seen, they're all about promoting within, and at least in Finance, they're very interested in your development. Becoming a CPA isn't just encouraged--they'll pay for your review materials as long as you're serious about studying and becoming a CPA. As with all Lincoln positions, the benefits are top-notch. You get 16% in your 401k when you contribute 6%, and they give more PTO to new employees that I ever needed or even wanted.

    Cons

    I've heard others on Glassdoor say that Lincoln pays less than comparable companies, but I don't know that there's any truth to that. Even if there is, you can't argue with the benefits and career development opportunities.


  2. Great Place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Concord, NH

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    there is a ton of perk, the benefits especially the 401k are great there is a great team environment, and a ton of room to learn and grow with your team or independently.

    Cons

    Like any big company there is corporate bs that goes on, for the most part however there is limited visibility into it at least from my mid level position.

    Advice to Management

    I am in such a unique situation that it would be hard for me to give any input or advice to management, at least i do not believe it would be of any value at this point.


  3. It's alright

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - New Business Associate in Concord, NH
    Current Employee - New Business Associate in Concord, NH

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    Job security and benefits. This is a classic office job. Super easy work, just show up, breathe, and get pay with benefits. People are friendly.

    Cons

    Yes, you are paid, no, it's not very much. I pushed back on this and was able to negotiate a modest increase in starting pay. Starting pay matters a lot since all of your future earning potential is going to be clawing after percentage based increases on this. This work is boring, you move bits of data from one screen to another. Your job should have been replaced by a computer 10 years ago. It could be replaced by a computer tomorrow. Your job security comes from the extreme aversion to new technology in the life insurance industry.

    Advice to Management

    Why is your pay secret? It makes you look like you're doing some shady dealing in the background. If you're paying people a fair and livable wage then you should be proud of that. The fact that you won't let employees share pay info makes me think you're not super interested in paying people fairly.


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  5. Positive Working Environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Radnor, PA
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Radnor, PA

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Was a really nice stable IT environment. Things were carefully planned almost to a fault. There was almost no fire fights because of this but it also would be fair to say you could get bored. Very friendly employees and overall an enjoyable place to work.

    Cons

    As I said in the pros, project planning was a very slow process. While that secured the IT environment and made sure things were done right, it could have moved a bit faster. To much Red Tape. So that is definitely a love hate quality.

    Advice to Management

    Wouldn't be a bad idea to allow your employees to move at their recommended pace. Trusting your engineers to do their job goes a long way and you do that well. But you could accomplish more if you also trusted in their time lines.


  6. Great Place to Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Radnor, PA

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Most clients are even better

    Cons

    doesn't get one system in place before changing the next one


  7. Helpful (1)

    17 years and counting

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

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I have worked within the HR Dept at LFG for 8 years and previously with Jefferson Pilot Financial for 9+ years for a combined 17+ years. LFG is a great place to work. They offer a diverse benefits package, the Company emphasizes the importance of employees owning their careers and initiating interactions with mamagement for growth opportunities and continuous professional development, additionally, the Company actively supports the communities of its Key City locatons and encourages its employees to engage in participating and supporting their communities.

    Cons

    Most jobs are location specific.


  8. Claims Examiner

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group

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

    Pros

    Great employee's. Nice location. Good learning environment

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is non existent. Expect to be asked to work over time and to work holiday's.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Good company, friendly atmosphere

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

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits. Flexible work hours

    Cons

    A bit disorganized and reorg every couple of years


  10. Helpful (1)

    Eh

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

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Very flexible, family oriented, good benefits

    Cons

    Terrible pay, bonus structure is a joke, no accountability for lazy employees


  11. Administrative Coordinator

    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Greensboro, NC
    Current Employee - Administrative Coordinator in Greensboro, NC

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    There are a lot of perks when working here

    Cons

    Even though there are plenty of advancement opportunities, you must know someone.



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