Travelers Companies

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Travelers Companies Reviews

Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 2014
664 Reviews
3.3
664 Reviews
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Travelers Companies Chairman & CEO Jay S. Fishman
Jay S. Fishman
432 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Most (though not all) managers are supportive of the HR line on work/life balance (in 40 reviews)

  • Great Benefits / Salary is at upper end for most all adjusting jobs (in 42 reviews)


Cons
  • There is no work life balance, although they continually stress that it exists (in 27 reviews)

  • Micromanage, no work life balance, ridiculous work load (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very comfortable environment.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Advanced Analytics Intern  in  Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Advanced Analytics Intern in Hartford, CT

    I worked at Travelers Companies as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    They have a lot of training classes and sources. Everyone is encouraged to take some time from work to learn something useful.

    Cons

    Slow path of promotions. So many of the employees decide to leave after 2 or 3 years.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Worked as a Summer Intern for Travelers

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Summer Intern  in  Saint Paul, MN
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Saint Paul, MN

    I have been working at Travelers Companies as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Travelers was very accommodating to my personal schedule. Dress was casual. My manager went above and beyond to help with my job and mentor me.

    Cons

    Travelers is a large company that isn't changing anytime soon. If you are looking for a company on the cutting edge of modern growth, this is not the company - or industry - for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the great work!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place. Cat team tough to get off once on

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time

    Pros

    Benefits and well compensated in claim

    Cons

    Tough to get off CAT team and back local
    Bureacratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat employees that put in their time and are high performers a little better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Travelers has a nice facility with welcoming and friendly employees.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Consultant in Richardson, TX

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Travelers is a great company with endless opportunities.

    Cons

    Hard to become employed but once you are in, the sky is the limit.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have not technically started working there yet.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    I enjoyed it a lot. It was interesting and I loved the people I worked with.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative  in  Glens Falls, NY
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Glens Falls, NY

    I worked at Travelers Companies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They provide whatever you need no questions asked to get your job done.

    Cons

    Managers can be clicky, if one has an opinion it is shared rather than making their own judgments.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Company that actually cares!

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

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time

    Pros

    Travelers actually cares about their employees and their success. It is mandatory for you to have a career plan, and they provide many opportunities for learning and advancement.

    Cons

    Nothing to say at the moment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nil

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Pretty decent job with good benefits and hours.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Return to Work Nurse Case Manager  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Return to Work Nurse Case Manager in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Travelers Companies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment with good hours, benefits, and no on-call, you can leave work at work. The pay is decent and you have some flexibility with hours. Dress is business casual.

    Cons

    Sticklers for time management/billing. Much of the review process is opinion-based. An ordinary person has little room for advancement. Very little done for morale/team building.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A company should not promote those who didn't perform well. Difficult to take people seriously or respect their position of authority if you do not respect their work ethic as a colleague. Little things like casual Fridays does a lot to help morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Travelers Pricing Analyst

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Travelers Companies

    Pros

    Learning environment that encourage success.

    Cons

    Stressful and mundane at times.

  10.  

    Pretty good

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

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Can know a lot in a short time period

    Cons

    A little stressful, and pay is not that good

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 6 people found this helpful  

    Good people, bad systems. Lots of opportunity, but easier if you are related to someone high up.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - 2vp  in  Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - 2vp in Hartford, CT

    I have been working at Travelers Companies full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Large, financially sound, many offices, and opportunities.

    Cons

    Compensation favors new employees and leaves existing employees behind.
    Relatives get ahead faster.
    Puts office locations in the suburbs.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You should take a look at your current employees how are committed to the company (i.e. the millennials that didn't leave after 3-5 years) and make sure they are compensated commensurate with their peers. That's why we are leaving....

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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