AXA XL Reviews

Updated May 7, 2021

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AXA XL CEO Scott Gunter
Scott Gunter
87 Ratings
Pros
  • "They provide with an Amazing work life balance(in 87 reviews)

  • "Great work environment and energy(in 45 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management massively lacks leadership skills(in 22 reviews)

  • "work life balance related issues(in 17 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good benefits

      Apr 27, 2021 - Assistant Underwriter in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits and 401k match

      Cons

      Very corporate place to work

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      I would return

      Mar 4, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Scottsdale, AZ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Benefits, Remote Working, A Lot of Good People

      Cons

      As with most large companies, lots of procedures in place and "red tape" which can make it difficult to get things done. Lots of changes taking place resulting from the AXA acquisition of XL.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      work work work

      Mar 17, 2021 - Finance Planning & Analysis 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      independence of work style, no micro managing

      Cons

      way too much work for support roles

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good benefits!

      Mar 18, 2021 - Assistant Underwriter 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits and flexible work hours!

      Cons

      Not a lot of growth

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Overall good company

      Mar 10, 2021 - Actuarial Analyst in Exton, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -great benefits -fufilling work -competitive study program

      Cons

      -lower salaries -bonuses and raises are heavily based on overall company performance

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Smart underwriters, not enough staff

      Feb 21, 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Financially strong. Has a lot to offer clients & brokers. Smart underwriters.

      Cons

      Seems to be continually going through reorganizations and reshuffles. Sometimes reactive. Thinly staffed.

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    7. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company if you can endure the politics of upper management

      Mar 22, 2021 - Senior Underwriting Assistant in Chicago, IL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great global presence; great resources

      Cons

      Hard to move within the company, upper management often hires outside the company, or will let experienced workers go in order to hire younger, more inexpereienced worker at a lower salary

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not sure what is happening

      Apr 5, 2021 - Underwriting 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are really quite good

      Cons

      No advancement or management doesn’t give credit

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great Workplace for Working Mother's

      Feb 16, 2021 - Senior Accountant in Exton, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great Corporate Culture, Really invested in employee health throughout the pandemic.

      Cons

      Lots of outsourcing which creates some job insecurity at times.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Underwriting assistant

      Jan 22, 2021 - Underwriting Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good time off, raises are decent, some flexibility with work time and working from home.

      Cons

      Workflow can be heavy without plans to get any assistance

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