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Birla Sun Life Insurance Reviews

Updated January 12, 2018
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Birla Sun Life Insurance Managing Director & CEO Jayant Dua
Jayant Dua
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  • As such no cons ,it all depends upon the boss and super boss,how well we live upto the expectation (in 5 reviews)

  • Sales Pressure is very very high (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Trainer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Trading Environment for a new interns

    Cons

    Targets for Intern is quite huge


  2. "Chief Manager - Revenue Assurance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good Culture of accommodating nature.

    Cons

    Lacks professionalism, poor appraisal system.

    Advice to Management

    Appraisal should be discussed with the Employee. When Employee states the appraisal is not discussed HR should intervene.

  3. "Great place to work!"

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

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Started my career here. The Planning & Strategy Department is a great place to grow, learn, a lot of opportunities to contribute to the organization and work across teams.

    Cons

    Looking back, not too many cons. The hours are a little long, but the management is supportive. Definitely a great place to start your career!


  4. "Decent company"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Wellesley Hills, MA
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Wellesley Hills, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    salary and benes were good. work space was easy going and the hours were reasonable. cafeteria on site plust teh four building campus was very nice. company picnics and such.

    Cons

    many new changes during 2010 and 2011. lots of mass layoffs. impersonal. mgt change caused culture to erode. good people left and other good people were forced out. was not the same good place any more


  5. "Can be a better company , if certain mearures are adopted"

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    Current Employee - Area Manager in Lucknow, SC
    Current Employee - Area Manager in Lucknow, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good independence to innovate , good pay masters in the industry

    Cons

    Poor job evaluation. No defined career progression. Hopeless HR

    Advice to Management

    Functional heads do no have any clue about the job @ root level, HR function needs to be more accountable


  6. "Good but Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Palakkad (India)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Business Partner in Palakkad (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Pay , Freedom, Good Systems

    Cons

    Heavy Target Bad top level


  7. "Not a good company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Business Development Trainee in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Business Development Trainee in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have friendly environment in the company.

    Cons

    No appreciation is done for your work.
    You have to achieve targets else u are fired.
    A lot of politics with in the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Don't fake people by selling policies for achieving your targets...

  8. "Bad experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nothing good about working there

    Cons

    Power to only one person
    Management bad with subordinates
    Undue pressure


  9. "It was a good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The work culture is good and got to learn alot about capital markets and insurance industry

    Cons

    Sales target is there and we need to complete it


  10. "Experience with Birla"

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    Former Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Raipur, Chhattisgarh (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Sales Manager in Raipur, Chhattisgarh (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Birla Sun Life Insurance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company provides comfortable working ambiance

    Cons

    Sudden top management decisions affects down line very badly

    Advice to Management

    At least two saturday's should be off


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