Prudential plc Reviews

Updated June 16, 2015
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Prudential plc Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam
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Pros
  • Work-life balance with flexible working hour (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / life balance is dismal in these areas and stress levels very high (in 4 reviews)

  • Long working hours and a very demanding place - which at times may compromise your work-life balance (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunities for development; management fair and willing to make changes necessary for growth.

    Cons

    Large, complex company - can sometimes slow down decision making.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communicating openly.


  2. Okay experience, but culture is a less than desired.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA
    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for as it does recognize work/life balance. Flexibility, benefits, work-life balance, co-workers, first line management, training, employee development,

    Cons

    lack of promotional opportunites, failure to advance, higher management seemed disconnected, sales force driven, Management seemed a bit aloof

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your down stream employees


  3. Wealth Planner

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wealth Management Advisor in Sibu (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Wealth Management Advisor in Sibu (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Prudential plc (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Your Dream Income and Future Start Here , Welcome On Board! Together we build a strong team , together we achieve the impossible , together I believe sky is the limit! Do for our home , our dream , our love one , in here , we provide the land , the career , the opportunities that you can achieve the dream. Our mission , our job is to provide financial freedom and peace of mind to all Malaysian. Together we number one, it is throughout the combined spirit, energy and soul of all, that we will achieve our mission.

    Cons

    Basic RM3000 + Commission + Bonus Enjoy Europe / Asia / North or Central America / Others country incentive Trip Work Time 800am - 1000am , 5day working days (Mon-Fri)


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  5. awesome, after school days, best times of my life!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    brilliant training, equal opportunities, recognise and reward hard work. flexible working and the best in the business

    Cons

    fair but firm employers that recognise the loyalty of employees

    Advice to Management

    re-employ me!


  6. A great experience in a growing company

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

    I have been working at Prudential plc

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    Very fast paced which challenges communication

    Advice to Management

    communication opportunity


  7. Helpful (1)

    Bad leadership - more personal short term focus, than long term people and company viability focused

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    business in good position for growth due to good decisions made prior to financial crisis of 2008/9

    Cons

    Poor management - highly political, egotists, focussed on short term gain, not focused on people


  8. Highly hoerarchcal structure and very old technology

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Prudential plc

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

    Pros

    Good bonus and benefits but lack of work life balance.

    Cons

    communication from top to bottom is lacking. So the message will not reach to org structure. 1920 technology company

    Advice to Management

    Be open and communicate message to all levels and be compliant.


  9. offers great work life balance, travel opportunities, employee friendly environment

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    work-life balance is just great

    Cons

    promotions are mostly politics driven, compensation is not that great


  10. Data Processing for reports, statistics, campaign, Data analysis.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Study from managers' experience, self - study, pressure to improve. Good benefit for employee.

    Cons

    Less collaboration, restructure many times in short period, someone work hard but someone lazy and push their accountability to others.


  11. Marketing Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good development condition for career path and profession. Friendly environment. Acceptable package + benefits.

    Cons

    I feel the leadership is somewhat more conservative than future oriented.

    Advice to Management

    Please put more emphasis toward rapid social economical and technological transition because the company is running in quite traditional ways.



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