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"Aetna is a great place to work."

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Former Employee - Manager
Former Employee - Manager
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Aetna full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

Aetna is a great place to workl! Training programs are good, good pay, good benefits which include wellness incentives, funding for education, etc.etc. They also have a significant work-at-home workforce.

Cons

Aetna overall - none. Every big company will have some managers with values that don't fit with the overall culture, however.

Advice to Management

Lead management in the EAP area have made some significantly bad decisions, but then, you already know that.

Other Employee Reviews for Aetna

  1. Helpful (4)

    "The company is going downhill"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    At a time of economic difficulty in the U.S. it's good to be employed and Aetna is a paycheck with medical benefits.

    Cons

    Aetna used to be a great company to work for. Now, either because of health care reform/Obama Care or maybe just the changes in leadership I wouldn't recommend Aetna as a choice for employment. The attitude of what they call senior management is one of almost disdain toward those who actually do the work. The subtle “sit down shut up and do as you’re told” atmosphere is prevalent among almost all management with no one to speak for or defend the employees. They’ve cut back drastically on the workforce and now require double and triple workloads for those left. In the mean time they’re hiring and training overseas and will eventually move most of the remaining jobs to off shore locations. If you’re just entering the work force Aetna may be an option to get some experience and training but don’t look to this company as a career move. You will most certainly be disappointed.

    Advice to Management

    Before decisions are made at least make an attempt to know the basic requirement of the jobs affected. Six Sigma works only if you know the steps required to get something done, not by creating a non-certified level (orange belt?!) just to save money. Restore the respect and empathy that used to be Mother Aetna.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Challenging"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Contractor - Business Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aetna as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the people you work with are excellent coworkers. They demonstrate a high degree of knowlege, empathize with customers, are all about showing professionalism in all their business transactions.

    Cons

    Like every large company, there is some dead wood in the ranks. They don't show up for meetings, don't return e-mails, and take a week to do what others do in a half day.

    Advice to Management

    Work with your dead wook and under performers. Call them out and cull them out or the high performers will lose morale and join the shirkers ranks.

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