Assurant - Has potential to be a really great company but too much cronyism | Glassdoor
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"Has potential to be a really great company but too much cronyism"

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Former Employee - IT Manager
Former Employee - IT Manager
No opinion of CEO

Pros

pay is good and the benefits are good
good people
overall culture is pretty good
really hard working people
domestic and international offices

Cons

Internal cronyism to friends, especially by appointing them to positions of authority and giving promotions regardless of their qualifications.
Lack of clear strategic leadership from Sr Management
Management squeezing people to work more
Lack of prioritization

Advice to Management

Promote people based on merit and qualifications not because they are your friends.
Hire more people stop over-working your staff
Prioritize workload, not everything can be a priority one.

Other Employee Reviews for Assurant

  1. "Used to be better"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    higher salaries than some other employers

    Cons

    they keep dropping the level of health insurance coverage

    Advice to Management

    positive feedback works well


  2. "Good company."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Assurant is an industry leader of specialty insurance, and it is a good company to work for, depending on the location and position.

    Cons

    If you are not located in one of the main locations (ie Atlanta) chances of growth are very low - not non existent, but slim.

    Advice to Management

    There has been a lot of emphasis on cost savings - you gotta give a little to get a little.

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