Aetna - A good solid company but communication has faltered with the numerous organizational changes over the last few years. | Glassdoor
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"A good solid company but communication has faltered with the numerous organizational changes over the last few years."

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Current Employee - Director
Current Employee - Director
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Aetna is a well intentioned company with solid integrity. It treats its employees moderately well although the constant attrition of benefits is a challenge like every company these days. It still has a family feel in many offices and offers telecommuting opportunities in many departments.

Cons

The current mantra is "creative destruction' and, from within the company, it seems more destructive than creative. Core businesses seems to get short shrift although results are still required. Its odd.

Advice to Management

Messaging needs to be highly coordinated and disseminated throughout the organization not just emails from on high with an occasional webcast managers meeting.

Other Employee Reviews for Aetna

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Old prestigious company full of its own self importance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Blue Bell, PA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Blue Bell, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aetna full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The decent paycheck and the ability to work from home are priceless

    Cons

    Layoffs are constant leaving staff directionless, only the politically connected survive.

    Advice to Management

    Aetna needs a CEO who can take care of business


  2. "Best of the Bunch"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aetna full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Aetna provides reasonably good compensation and benefits. Senior management clearly has a strategy for the company and communicates better than most executive teams to the organization. Integration of Coventry acquisition will be a big test. Most of the people I work with are top notch.

    Cons

    Aetna culture is still dominated by its Hartford commercial insurance mentality and while senior leaders talk about taking risk, it really does not happen. Most staff functions like HR are now self service so line management carries the burden. Emphasis on advancing women and people of color makes career advancement even more challenging for the remainder.

    Advice to Management

    New technology leadership is needed at the top to compete in the evolving health care industry.


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