Risk Management Solutions Reviews

Updated July 15, 2015
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Risk Management Solutions President Hemant Shah
Hemant Shah
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Pros
  • good colleague reationship, good work-life balance (in 20 reviews)

  • meritocratic organisation - smart people do well (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Large iniative to roll out new flagship product RMS One, bombed in Apri 2014 (in 9 reviews)

  • Should invest more heavily in product and model development to exceed client expectations (in 5 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    RMS has provided me the opportunity to constantly challenge myself and grow as a professional.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    Great amenities: lots of free food, nice campus, classes, gym, nice people overall, great culture,

    Cons

    Company has been in business for 25 years, but has the feel of a start-up that could be great and not so great at the same time.

    Advice to Management

    Set the example.


  2. Helpful (4)

    Principal Engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Goog HR. Good policy. Good average salary

    Cons

    not a stable job. company vision is not clean. JOb is not secure.


  3. Helpful (4)

    finance associate

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, CA

    I worked at Risk Management Solutions full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There are many great knowledgeable people to work.

    Cons

    Too much politic that ruined the company culture and decreased the work productivity and integrity significantly.


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  5. Helpful (8)

    Wait and See

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions full-time

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

    Pros

    The individual workers at RMS as awesome. The best people around.

    Cons

    The Leadership runs around in circles and changes players so frequently that you never really know who's in charge or what the game plan is.

    Advice to Management

    Get it together.


  6. Helpful (14)

    Company gone wrong

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Salaries are very competitive. Good place to start out of college to gain some experience.

    Cons

    Company took a risk and failed. They are trying again, but in order not to fall on their face again, the company management avoids defining what is the new goal and timeline. Without that definition they will not fail, but success is almost impossible.


  7. Helpful (15)

    Fascinating business, lots of politics and infighting

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Risk Management Solutions

    Pros

    An honest focus on internal training, and teaching employees about the insurance business.

    Cons

    Lots of infighting, lots of politics.


  8. Helpful (16)

    Dying a slow, painful death

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoboken, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoboken, NJ

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Intelligent colleagues with passion and understanding of the unique business we're in. Compensation, benefits, great work/life balance in most areas.

    Cons

    There is a SVP poison oozing down into the ranks and its causing a slow, agonizing death of the employees and the company as a whole. What once was a very harmonious, collaborative environment has become a game of survival and the most poisonous wins. Self-grandeur among the SVPs who praise and applaud the same in their teams is spreading among VPs and the like. Their venom is creeping into the company's veins and it's only a matter of time before the entire organization has been infected.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the poison, inject the anti-venom and hope it's done in time to save the good people who are left. Advice to the VPs, you think you're immune but the truth is, you're already poisoned. You've changed without knowing it and you're responsible for spreading the poison further into the organization. There's about to be a mass exodus of the great people who keep this company's high standards, uniqueness, and client satisfaction as top priority over self-grandeur. You'll doom the company if you allow them to leave.


  9. Helpful (10)

    What a vision!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Risk Management Solutions full-time

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

    Pros

    Just came back from RMS' Exceedance client conference. What can I say? It's amazing to see the vision of RMS -- these are the smartest guys in the cat modeling business, and they sure know how to show it. We were all impressed by the promises of having HD models and the RMS(one) platform coming out this year. Back on track, baby! And this time it is for real, just look at all the great slides we were able to admire. There is just an abundance of honesty coming from the expanded RMS leadership team that everybody in the room felt.

    Cons

    None really. These were the last re-orgs in the company I'm sure, and now it's off to a great future. Next client conference I would like to have real champagne though - stop the cheap wine and beer.

    Advice to Management

    Things are moving in the right direction. Continue to bring in world class outside talent to the company - that's great thinking outside the box. The more you start over, the better for the new products.


  10. Helpful (15)

    Dysfunctional Organization

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions

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

    Pros

    Compensation and benefits are competitive

    Cons

    Outsourcing to avoid ability to be blamed for failure Departments practice a buddy system Actions are inconsistent with corporate culture Too many managers, too many conflict of interest Poor overall management notably in problem comprehension and planning

    Advice to Management

    Take time to plan thoroughly. Make decisions based on facts and consistent with the corporate culture. Value your employees, don't make them feel they are easily replicable and utilize them for your advantage. Rather than replacing them and suffer through a learning curve, communicate your point of view and <work together> to achieve a common goal.


  11. Helpful (2)

    Good company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager

    I have been working at Risk Management Solutions

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

    Pros

    Good growth opportunity and decent pay master.

    Cons

    Need to have a better premises.



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