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Aetna Reviews

Updated January 22, 2019
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Aetna Chairman, President, and CEO Mark T. Bertolini
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Pros
  • "The work-life balance is just fantastic as you can work from home or go into the office" (in 430 reviews)

  • "The work-life balance is awesome and it pays more than the bedside positions I have worked until now (13 years experience)" (in 166 reviews)

Cons
  • "no work life balance; hardly any diversity in management; lots of turn over; management plays favoritism" (in 87 reviews)

  • "Health insurance options paltry andexpensive" (in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aetna full-time

    Pros

    flexibility, generous vacation time, great manager

    Cons

    no cons to report here


  2. "Director of Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good opportunities, great corporate vision, employees are encouraged to share ideas and concerns.

    Cons

    On occasion it is difficult to locate an “expert” due to the siloed environments.

    Advice to Management

    Continue with the open lines of communication especially now due to the acquisition. (CVS)

  3. "pay"

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    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Sunrise, FL
    Current Employee - Pharmacy Technician in Sunrise, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aetna full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    they provide Great benefits for permanent employees

    Cons

    poor management and pay is horrible

    Advice to Management

    don't allow an employee to work for two years without a raise


  4. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aetna full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome benefit package, promote from within

    Cons

    Promotions from within don't align with current market salaries.


  5. "Awesome experience"

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    Former Employee - Vice President
    Former Employee - Vice President
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aetna full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Career development and compensation

    Cons

    Unclear strategy and turnover of leadership


  6. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - RN Case Manager in New Albany, OH
    Former Employee - RN Case Manager in New Albany, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aetna full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, salary, and co-workers.

    Cons

    The workload was overwhelming at times.

    Advice to Management

    Revise the case managment workload, it can be unbearable at times.


  7. "good"

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst

    I have been working at Aetna (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    aldp program. Senior leadership. work life balance

    Cons

    salary and bonus. Focus on few things

  8. "Good place to work and internal opportunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aetna full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work and internal opportunity

    Cons

    High deductible health insurance plans


  9. "Proud to work there until realized wasn't being paid same as counterparts"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aetna full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility of WAH program. Medical Benefits. Personal and Professional relationships gained. Decent Merit increases and performance based bonuses.

    Cons

    Constant shifts/changes within Org and various departments. No onsite HR at campus I worked. Elimination of key PDM (Personal Development Mgr) position leaving a void of having someone advocating on your behalf regarding career goals, promotions/title changes and related salary adjustment.


  10. "Strong commitment to training and development"

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    Current Employee - Associate Account Manager
    Current Employee - Associate Account Manager

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

    Pros

    Strong commitment to training and development. Good place for entry level jobs.

    Cons

    Benefits and pay not always up to industry standards