Travelers Companies

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Travelers Companies Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
722 Reviews
3.4
722 Reviews
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Travelers Companies Chairman & CEO Jay S. Fishman
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Most (though not all) managers are supportive of the HR line on work/life balance (in 45 reviews)

  • Great Benefits / Salary is at upper end for most all adjusting jobs (in 44 reviews)


Cons
  • There is zero work/life balance with micro-management of every aspect of the job (in 30 reviews)

  • Upper management says new tools are there to help but in fact cause three times more work (in 21 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    AE

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Great work envirnoment, with flexibility as long as you get the job done. Managment is best in class. Pension plan is a very big bonus.

    Cons

    Some other departments within the company are not as great to work for. However on a top level executive level it's a very well run organization.

  2.  

    Gone

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

    I worked at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Nice coworkers and great flexibility

    Cons

    Bad management that played favorites

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great company

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

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Room to grow, great benefits, great salary, responsive management

    Cons

    Typical corporate behavior- shady actions, create an atmosphere of confusion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more transparent- be more responsive

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Flexible, benefits, management, salary and employees.

    Cons

    No holiday parties offsite and too many meetings.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue being flexible.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Account Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Great teamwork. Busy fast paste. A lot of collaboration.

    Cons

    No room to grow. Company does not promote within

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company with lots of growth!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Operations in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Operations in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of different areas to work in whether you're into marketing, finance, underwriting, operations, technology or event planning.

    Cons

    Some areas of the company are a bit clicky, but then again, you're likely to find that anywhere.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Return to Work Specialist
    Current Employee - Return to Work Specialist

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Great company. Great benefits. They're willing to reward hard workers.

    Cons

    Heavy volume, but nothing that isn't manageable.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Metrics are less important than customer service. Insureds care more about responsiveness than our own internal metrics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Intern in Hartford, CT

    I worked at Travelers Companies as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people are genuinely great, friendly, and very willing to help. The culture in every office is great.

    Cons

    It is an aging company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in younger talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Overall the company is great. Good benefits, compensation, environment, and good people.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Account Executive
    Current Employee - Associate Account Executive

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, holidays, compensation, people.

    Cons

    Disconnect sometimes from home office.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Simply the best! Check out their stock- it speaks to the Travelers strenght!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Leadership is supportive, training is excellent and simply the best people in the industry. You will be challenged to give more than 100%, but will be rewarded accordingly. If you are a coaster or union type person, this is not the culture for you. Pay for performance measures are fair.

    Cons

    Health benefits are decreasing which is typical for all large corporations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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