Old Mutual

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Old Mutual Reviews

Updated July 31, 2014
Updated July 31, 2014
21 Reviews

3.5
21 Reviews
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  1.  

    A relaxed but productive workplace.

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    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    A relaxed atmosphere in a truly great location (London HQ), OM could be a company that you work at for a long time.

    Cons

    Perhaps some of the vision is and direction is being missed. Subsidiary group companies seem able to 'wag the dog' in certain regards.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A company with strong corporate values that is increasing its presence in the UK

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager  in  Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Southampton, England (UK)

    Pros

    Management and culture thrives to empower employees. Currently there is a drive to change through transformation post a series of M&A activity in the UK - which makes it a really interesting place to work. Overall there is a positive culture to those who want to work with the organisation on the journey to making Old Mutual a big name in UK FS. There has recently been influx of great talent into the business.

    Cons

    The organisation is going through a great deal of change post mergers and acquisitions in the UK space, this means that both BAU and central services are stretched. Therefore i could only recommend to those that enjoy change.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great environment, no structure

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    Friendly company, good hours, social atmosphere

    Cons

    Little support from above, interaction between different countries poor, frustratingly slow progress of projects

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Brilliant working environment and intra-environment

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

    Pros

    Good support structure for co-workers

    Cons

    I'd say the office politics involved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    my experience at old mutual was good.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    some of the best reasons to work for Old Mutual is the salary and bonuses.

    Cons

    some of the downsides is limited flex time.

    Recommends
  7.  

    Not great but good

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good place to work day to day
    Helpful colleagues and no back stabbing
    Opportunities for growth - You work and you grow

    Cons

    Wish management was more helpful
    Very busy but very competent leadership team
    Want more vacation time
    Want more team building acts

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk more to employees
    Great job you do, keep it up
    work towards improving morale in team when tough situations are over

    Recommends
  8.  

    Hard work is its own reward

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Assistant  in  Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Actuarial Assistant in Baltimore, MD

    Pros

    Greater than average diversity. Uniqueness is respected. Flexible working hours and rules. A liberal atmosphere. Comraderie among staff. There is plenty of work to do.

    Cons

    Layoffs. Twelve hour work days. Uncertainty about the future of the company. Fires to put out everywhere. High attrition rate. This year, bonuses were not given, and raises were given only to a select few.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give bonuses and raises next year. We have been working hard, and we deserve to be compensated. Invest more in developing junior staff. Don't just toss them into the lake and expect them to swim.

    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Life at OM

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

    Pros

    Career development and easy access to senior management

    Cons

    Very inefficient management. The pay is not competitive and pay raises are scarce. Just recently downsized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more money in finding the right talent to run a tight ship-qualified professionals who will work for the right money; eliminate wasteful spending on overpriced consultants that do a poor job, and greedy MGA's that do not produce enough business.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Cape Town (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Cape Town (South Africa)

    Pros

    Great overall culture and benefits

    Cons

    Contractors do not have security

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work of making Old Mutual great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Intermediate Actuarial Specialist at Old Mutual

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    Current Employee - Intermediate Actuarial Specialist  in  Cape Town (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Intermediate Actuarial Specialist in Cape Town (South Africa)

    Pros

    Great job satisfaction, great people, great rotation policy.

    Cons

    Lots of red tape at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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