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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great Company"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time

      Pros

      Room for growth and you learn a lot.

      Cons

      I have none to provide.

      CapSpecialty2018-09-19
    • "Great if you're salaried, terrible if you're hourly"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, WI
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook

      I worked at CapSpecialty full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Once salaried you get open vacation, good benefits and flexible schdules. Company has a lot of fun mini perks (ie. brings food in frequently, free coffee).

      Cons

      If you are hourly you will be micro managed in the extreme. You are required to punch in and punch out, no flexibility in scheduling, stuck at your desk all day, not allowed to work from home. No real training program. Even bathroom breaks will come under scrutiny.

      Advice to Management

      Trust your employees more to work without micro managing them. Start a more structured training schedule.

      CapSpecialty2019-05-15

      CapSpecialty Response

      May 16, 2019Senior Human Resources Generalist

      We are sorry to hear that you would not recommend CapSpecialty. We do have excellent benefits for salaried employees! We also have excellent benefits for hourly employees that include at least 2 weeks of paid vacation per year (up to 4 weeks with experience) + 5 personal paid days ...

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    • "Constant “Efficiency Measures”"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Madison, WI
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook

      I worked at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Great coworkers Good work life balance Solid middle management

      Cons

      The company is constantly cutting costs, including employees There is no room for growth because the company is constantly looking at expenses Ever increasing work responsibilities as people leave or are let go with no replacements Compensation is stuck in 2009

      Advice to Management

      You need to spend money to make money. All the top performers leave and what you are left with is mediocre employees.

      CapSpecialty2018-10-04
    • Helpful (3)

      "Lot's of growth!"

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      Current Employee - Underwriter 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Open PTO (work, life balance), career paths, internal growth,

      Cons

      Collaborative work spaces. Their headquartered in WI and moved to an open concept and short cubicle walls. Renovations look nice, but for those of us who are introverts have a hard time with low cubicle walls. Even managers are in them. I agree with the collaborative areas for team meetings, but tall walls are needed to have phone conversations and not overhearing everyone else's conversations.

      Advice to Management

      Keep work and personal life balance a focus and opportunity for growth and any employee should be content in their job here. Get rid of the short cubicle walls.

      CapSpecialty2018-06-19
    • Helpful (1)

      "working at Cap"

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      Current Employee - Underwriter 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 9 years

      Pros

      Flexibility, fun people, autonomy, travel, competitive compensation

      Cons

      Highly competitive industry with many new entrants

      CapSpecialty2018-06-19
    • Helpful (1)

      "Senior Commercial Surety Bond Underwriter"

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      Current Employee - Senior Commercial Surety Bond Underwriter in Atlanta, GA
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Great co workers, good benefits, work from home option, competitive pay

      Cons

      Would be nice to work from home more.

      CapSpecialty2018-06-20
    • "Senior Underwriter"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      supportive management, nice work life balance

      Cons

      smaller organization with minimal staff on hand

      CapSpecialty2018-06-19
    • Helpful (2)

      "Privileged to work here"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, WI
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      Flexible work schedule, very family oriented and excellent benefits package

      Cons

      very low annual wage increases

      CapSpecialty2018-05-24
    • Helpful (1)

      "Great Outlook"

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      Current Employee - Underwriter 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time

      Pros

      Benefits and compensation are very competitive. Company culture is on the leading front of what we should expect from modern corporations. Management recognizes talent, encourages personal growth, and likes to promote those who work for it. Ideas are always flowing, which helps to engage many employees. Work is enough to keep a person busy, but not overwhelming. Company is growing and doing so prudently. New...

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      Cons

      Frequent changes in organizational structure over the course of the last 3 years has made some feel uneasy about their role. Management is mostly located in NY, while a lot of the P&C and legacy employees are based in Middleton; this has created some level of distrust with management for some employees.

      Advice to Management

      Keep on the path the company is on. Look to your younger entry level employees and try to create jobs for the ones who are talented that need to be retained.

      CapSpecialty2018-02-16
    • "Great place to work!"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Middleton, WI
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I have been working at CapSpecialty full-time

      Pros

      Management listens and encourages ideas. Office space was just remodeled with top of the line everything. Education and training opportunities. Promotion from within. Open PTO! Amazing 401k! Casual dress. Free snacks and coffee.

      Cons

      A few employees are negative

      Advice to Management

      Maybe try more round table style meetings to try to address employee negativity.

      CapSpecialty2017-10-24
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