Old Mutual Reviews

Updated July 22, 2015
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Old Mutual Group CEO Julian Roberts
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  1. Business Development

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Old Mutual

    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, forward thinking firm.

    Cons

    Very little infrastructure to support professional development.


  2. Senior Administrator

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    Current Employee - Senior Administrator in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Senior Administrator in Cape Town (South Africa)

    I have been working at Old Mutual (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    One of the best companies to work for.. lots of staff benefits and bonus

    Cons

    No downside because each place is what you make of it..


  3. OK job

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southampton, England (UK)

    I have been working at Old Mutual

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Okay job on the whole, reasonable hours. Possibility to take professional qualifications.

    Cons

    Poor progression opportunities. Restrictive HR practices.


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  5. fund accountant

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    Former Employee - Fund Accountant in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Fund Accountant in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    good pay, good staring place

    Cons

    long hours, less management, the managers are very young


  6. Great working environment, interesting work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southampton, England (UK)

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, friendly environment, interesting work, company show an interest in the welfare - financial and health - of their employees.

    Cons

    Out of date IT resources, the company does not maximise the benefits IT can bring to enhance and facilitate better communication within the company and between offices.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in IT and telecommunications used by employees to facilitate improved communications and improved business relationships.


  7. Company review

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Thika (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Thika (Kenya)

    I have been working at Old Mutual part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    They have a good working environment that is conducive to work and good career progression.

    Cons

    There is a high turn over of employees annually due to there unattractive compensation and remuneration packages.

    Advice to Management

    Revise the compensation and compensation systems


  8. Old Mutual Experience

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    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)
    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Excellent atmosphere, good career projection, great people, expertise

    Cons

    I have absolutely nothing against the company or the role, I loved the company, my boss and my team


  9. Great employment opportunity

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Everyone worked well together between departments

    Cons

    Owned by international company that was managing us from overseas.


  10. Solid Company to Work For

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Old Mutual

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

    Pros

    Treat employees well with competitive pay and benefits, time-off, weekly lunches, summer hours

    Cons

    Stuffy, top-down management. Tough to develop career if you start at a lower position.


  11. Great company, great learning experience!

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cape Town (South Africa)

    I worked at Old Mutual

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Got to own my work stream and work independently. Great place to learn and good work-life balance. Solid contribution to pension, retirement annuity, etc

    Cons

    Very vertical structure - Report to a line manager, who reports to another line manager, etc.



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