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  1. "Nice place to work and get started"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supplier Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Supplier Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They offer 401k and healthcare starts rights away
    Telecommuting available depending on the manager
    Gym and wellness program

    Cons

    Salary is not very competitive
    Poor work-life balance depending on the manager
    Benefits could be better

    Advice to Management

    Invest in an ERP
    Reduce reliance on third party offshore resources and invest in developing strong internal departments


  2. "Great Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Assurant full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for if you don't mind a heavy workload with short deadlines.

    Cons

    Heavy workload with little incentive and/or appreciation. Not the best work/life balance.

  3. "Associate accounting"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Assurant full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    High employee turn over rate


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Support Associate"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Assurant full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Schedule/Atmosphere/Activities/Work-life Balance/Location/Clean Facility/Charity Work/Sports/Cafeteria on Site.

    Cons

    Human Resource Departement/ Management/No qualified Leadership Skills/Micromanagement/Pay.

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge those who show up to work with a great attitude, learn how to manage conflict and communicate properly with staff about decisions or opinions in certain areas. One team meeting every 6 months is unacceptable.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Optimistic about where Assurant will take me"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits; decent pay; work/life balance - enjoy working with my team and direct managers.

    Cons

    More work from home opportunities should be explored with the ever growing traffic issues in Atlanta. No real maternity/paternity policy in place. System issues are continuous.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with current benefits trends to help better retain and attract employees. Implementing progressive changes will help the perception of Assurant as a place potential employees will want to work at.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Does the good outweigh the bad?"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - User Experience Designer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Assurant full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Work from home days (depend on the department) are nice. Cool office in Midtown. They try to create a work/life balance. Some managers are more flexible than others, but people commuting from far suburbs should have more flexibility, especially when being in the office is not a requirement to create good work

    Cons

    Boys club. Moving the cool office in midtown to the other, more corporate office in Windy Hill. Senior management is out of touch. No holiday bonuses. Not much upward mobility. Lots of outsourcing to contractors in India. Seemingly high turnover of talent. The way they laid off some team members was devoid of compassion

    Advice to Management

    Talent is quick to leave because they can find a company with competitive pay and a much better work environment. The move to get rid of the Midtown office was an incredibly stupid one. Not only is Windy Hill a boring, and congested area which will get worse with Braves traffic, but the Midtown office kept the company competitive in attracting creatives from different areas of Atlanta. The walkability of the Midtown office was a huge plus and this is an example of how the senior management is out of touch with what the employees want. Since the announcement of the office change, there has been a mass exodus of talented, creative people. Assurant stifles creativity.


  7. "Nice Place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Assurant full-time

    Pros

    - regular hours
    -good work/life balance
    -friendly people
    -lots of different things to do

    Cons

    -can be hard to move on
    -Systems and programs need updating

    Advice to Management

    Update IT system, more transparent advancement process

  8. "They feed you all the great stuff in the beginning..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Care Specialist in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Customer Care Specialist in Duluth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very close to my home, dress code business causal, love my coworkers, benefits, pto options, decent cafeteria a lil slow, decent break room.

    Cons

    Management management management! Super strict adherence, training, pay, no parking, job security. No schedule changes even though they promote work life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the favoritism. You often hear management huddling and gossiping. I'm having family issues in which I'm requesting an earlier shift and I'm jumping through hoops for no response. Not consistent on adherence guidelines. One manager tells a team something but your manager tells you different. The training you get doesn't prepare you for on the floor & the homeowners talk to you crazy 85% of the time. The parking is terrible takes an extra 3-4 mins just to find a spot. Constantly firing ppl with no warning. With Georgia being a right to work state you can literally come in one day and your desk be cleared. Ppl are quitting left and right cause of all of the above which then makes it harder on everyone else. Pay us more and we might be able to overlook all the chaos.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, horrible management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits - 401K was great
    Work/Life balance
    Location is close to nice restaurants and living, close to new stadium
    Pay is mediocre could definitely be higher

    Cons

    Ops and unit managers
    Benefits - insurance covers little to nothing on our costs and the prescription plan sucks! Prescription plan in specific does not cover much or provide any breaks or discounts on medicines.

    Advice to Management

    Hold ops and unit managers accountable for actions even when tenured


  10. "Truthful Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive benefits, vacations and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Poor career opportunities, too much nepotism within company structure.

    Advice to Management

    you wont retain your talent unless you decide to promote and compensate employees based on merit and performance.


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