Sammons Financial Reviews

Updated July 22, 2015
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  1. QA

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Sammons Financial as a contractor

    Pros

    Excellent place to work,Best place to work

    Cons

    None,very good place to work

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. Clerk

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Employee-owned company. Great downtown location.

    Cons

    Frequent lay-offs. Excellent summer and holiday parties.

    Advice to Management

    Follow the company shared values of integrity, accountability, openness, and honesty that you demand of your employees.


  3. Was great but new management does not embrace the culture

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

    I worked at Sammons Financial

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company was great at one time but the current senior management is not always forth coming and does not take the employees surveys seriously.

    Cons

    The company was great at one time and had a management you could trust but the current senior management is not always forth coming and does not take the employees surveys seriously. The CIO is not truthful.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Great Place

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sammons Financial

    Pros

    ESOP is a remarkable benefit. Good people, pay is great.

    Cons

    No name recognition, it would be great if an effort was put forward to grow the brand through some sort of advertising.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  6. New Business Specialist

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - New Business Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - New Business Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits package, get Friday afternoons off

    Cons

    Hard to move up, pay is low


  7. Provisioning

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PROVISIONING in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - PROVISIONING in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Sammons Financial full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment. Nice balance between work expectations and outsidelife.

    Cons

    Salary slightly below market rates.

    Advice to Management

    More openness about direction of divisional work environments.


  8. Fine

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sammons Financial

    Pros

    Strong company when it comes to culture and stability.

    Cons

    Could use a little marketing to gain awareness.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Sammons Financial

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Underwriter in Sioux Falls, SD

    I have been working at Sammons Financial full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    The ESOP is an amazing benefit. My position allows for flexibility of remote work if needed and the hours are great.

    Cons

    The actual pay is not the greatest

    Advice to Management

    Reward the higher acheivers and don't coddle those who do not perform up to par.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Great place to work if you are looking for a good work/life balance, good pay, acceptable levels of stress.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Database Administrator in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Sammons Financial

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance and great bonus structure. Interesting work. Free dental

    Cons

    Health benefits seem to be rather limited and only 2 weeks starting vacation.

    Advice to Management

    Get certified in project management.



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