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Allianz Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance: possibility to take days off (2 (in 78 reviews)

  • the working environment is so nice (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • Work Life Balance is difficult to maintain (in 19 reviews)

  • Politics amongst senior management (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Good place to start but don't get complacent!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newport Beach, CA

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

    Pros

    Good company culture. People make an effort to get along and share knowledge and resources. Excellent benefits for your health and retirement.

    Cons

    Lacking in professional development and guidance across all departments. Be sure to create your own opportunities, if management doesn't or won't help.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate and challenge your staff. They are a smart bunch and would love to be more involved, if you let them!


  2. "entrpreneurship & creativity rewarded"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    flat hierarchy, collegiality, trust, empowerment, ample rewards--everything creative, hard working professionals could want.

    Cons

    being absorbed by its parent corporate entity, so the good times may end soon

    Advice to Management

    resist assimilation or leave & start anew elsewhere with private capital

  3. "IT Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Petaluma, CA
    Current Employee - IT Manager in Petaluma, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allianz full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay and compensation, congenial work environment, employee and customer focus.

    Cons

    Being a German company, requires odd work hours at times when there is a need to be on calls with counter parts in Europe, some disconnects between Munich and US locations.

    Advice to Management

    Try to bridge differences in culture between US and Europe.


  4. "Claims Adjuster"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allianz full-time

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy at the desk level. Coworkers & management are great.

    Cons

    Workload is too high which causes too much stress & turnover

    Advice to Management

    Better balance of pending levels is needed


  5. "Communications"

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    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Allianz (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Caring, intelligent people. Part of an outstanding global brand.

    Cons

    Unsure of true commitment to the US market.


  6. "Underwriter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriter in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Underwriter in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employees are empowered to make decisions. Generous 401k plan/match and stock purchase plan. Good benefits. Dynamic office environment with top notch leadership.

    Cons

    Average to below market salaries. Bonuses are average.


  7. "CSR"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    relax easygoing and fun staff

    Cons

    pay increase is small and slow

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Overall work life at Allianz Life"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allianz as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Best work place to balance work and personnel life
    2. Very good work culture and people are friendly with colleagues
    3. Anytime, remote work will be mostly accepted
    4. No prolonged work hours

    Cons

    Career growth will be invisible.


  9. "Summer Internship"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Summer Internship in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Summer Internship in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allianz as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing atmosphere full of learning.

    Cons

    None really the company is great.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  10. "Great, overall"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Allianz full-time

    Pros

    401k, vacation time, company environment

    Cons

    lots of turnover, low morale


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