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Prudential Overview

Newark, NJ
10000+ employees
1875
Company - Public (PRU)
Finance
$10+ billion (USD) per year
At Prudential, we understand that a company is only as good as its people. This simple fact is central to all that we do. We call it “the Talent Mindset” – a company-wide commitment to attract and develop the dedicated professionals whose insights ... Read more

Mission: As one of the world’s largest financial services companies, Prudential’s individual and institutional customers rely on us to protect and grow their financial well-being. Delivering on our promises – and the financial security they represent ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Highest Rated CEOs:2017 (#75)

Best Places to Work:2010 (#47)

Company Updates

  • You're not going to agree with your manager 100% of the time. And at Pru, having a "strong moral compass" and speaking up is something we celebrate.

    How to Disagree With Your Boss Without Pissing Them Off

    Often, the newer or more junior employees have a fresh perspective on things and can give valuable insight to those in more senior roles.

  • "Prudential has a long standing commitment to community, inclusion, employee and company quality in their recruiting, civic responsibilities and business practices,” shares Marietta Cozzi, our Vice President of Human Resources, on why we've joined the Advisory Board of the Ready To Work Business Collaborative.

    Prudential Financial's Companywide Commitment Broadens Hiring Base - Ready to Work

    Prudential Financial recently joined the Advisory Board of the Ready To Work Business Collaborative after answering the White House call to action to rethink the hiring of ready to work talent.

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Prudential – Why Work For Us?


When you join Prudential, you become part of a community that is driven to lead the industry through the collective skills and experience of our diverse talent. We are relentlessly focused on pushing to the next level in the work we do and in how we identify, develop and inspire leadership in ourselves and in each other.

Since Prudential’s founding, a strong sense of social responsibility has been embedded in the company, guiding our efforts to help our customers achieve peace of mind and financial security.

As a company and as individuals, we aspire to leverage our success and expertise on behalf of the communities around us. Our executives and employees are serving on nonprofit boards, volunteering their specific expertise, and working together to give back to in cities across the country and around the world. And, as we do in business, we let our results speak for themselves. 

We have built our success by empowering our employees to pursue bold, new ideas that help to create a better financial future for our clients. 

At Prudential, you will find that leaders at every level support our employees through challenging work and focusing on their professional growth. You will take on assignments to stretch and elevate your skills, pursue training designed to develop your own leadership and discover opportunities to advance your career within and across business disciplines.

Success doesn’t come from a title, but from a deep-seeded commitment to doing the right thing for our customers, our investors, and each other. At Prudential, this belief is core to who we are and how we work together.


"We understand that we succeed through people, and it is our priority that our workplace be inclusive, welcoming of new ideas and appreciative of valuable experience."

Michele C. Meyer-Shipp, Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer

We are a purpose-driven company, bound together by our commitment to what we do and how we work together. We come to this business from many different perspectives, but we all hold common values that we bring to our work.

Our workforce reflects Prudential’s deep and longstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. We value the unique perspectives and experiences of every individual, as we work hard to maintain our reputation as a welcoming and rewarding place to work for people of all identities and backgrounds.


Talent growth and professional development are top priorities at Prudential, and we are committed to helping you strengthen your career opportunities – even before you graduate.

Prudential partners with colleges and universities to help top students explore potential careers and gain real-world knowledge in financial services, marketing, technology and innovation.

Each year, Prudential runs a variety of programs designed to help top candidates accelerate their new careers with tailored job placement, mentorship programs and professional development opportunities.

* Peak Leadership Conference (for freshmen and sophomores)
* 10-Week Summer Internship Program


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

    Pros

    Prudential has many business opportunities within its US Businesses. Commitment to diversity, innovation, development and work life balance is apparent throughout all of them.

    Cons

    Much like all companies benefits are a huge investment from the employer. Prudential takes benefits seriously and has put together a competitive package for its employees. However, benefits are costly.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Leadership is mostly transparent to all levels of employees. Strategy is clear and communication is solid. Leaders of people are encouraged to continually develop their leadership skills. These are the makings of a good company to work for.

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    Very long drawn-out interview process. I had multiple interviews for one position and had received positive feedback after each and then never heard from anyone again. They seemed professional at first but having to ping multiple times for follow up was not professional on their end.

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    • They ask a number of behavioral based questions first and then you are asked to present to current employees about the company as if you were already working there, knowing all the in's and outs.   Answer Question
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Prudential Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies - #1 Insurance, Life & Health, Fortune, 2016
  • Corporate Equality Index Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC), 2016
  • Work-Life Seal of Distinction, WorldatWork Alliance for Work-Life Progress, 2016
  • Best Insurance Brand, United States of America, Global Brands Magazine, 2015
  • Best Insurance Brand in United Kingdom, Global Brands Magazine, 2015
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