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"It's not the same as it used to be."

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Former Employee - Loss Draft Specialist in Springfield, OH
Former Employee - Loss Draft Specialist in Springfield, OH
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Assurant full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Finding a large company that offers benefits in Springfield Ohio is a difficult feat, but Assurant is a nice place to gain experience in an office setting if you do not have any. They also offer a lot of free training courses that you can take through the company, and they also have very felxible scheduling.

Cons

If start at Assurant at Entry Level, be prepared to stay there. They rarely, if ever, promote from with in. However, if you enter in as management, you may have a better chance. Also, there were many incentive prograams available when I first started in 2005, but as the years progressed they slowly did away with all of them, as well as changed the company's health insurance package. They still expected a large amount of overtime, but no longer made the idea of all that work appealing.

Advice to Management

If you have a person on your team that does exceptionally well, why would you think they would not do exceptional well in a higher position? Don't be afraid to move them forward, especially if your only concern is replacing them from their current position.

Other Employee Reviews for Assurant

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Management Clueless at All Levels"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Very solid benefits overall, great 401k match, stock purchase,

    Cons

    Management is clueless - assume that by walking around smiling alot they inspire confidence. Been bleeding talent for a year or more and don't seem to notice (or assume it is something besides them). When a VP is failing, they just move him or her to another area (apparently in an attempt to spread the failure around evenly so as not to have a big impact . . . rather than actually getting rid of people who are incompetent). Projects are constantly behind, and when completed are done so with poor quality (maybe giving a due date before any estimates are done is a bad idea). Such a shame as there are some really great people there - at least for now.

    Advice to Management

    Hire some folks with not only experience in management, but maybe business management majors? Quit promoting star players into leadership roles when they aren't ready to lead or haven't been given the tools to manage/lead.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Micro Management, Treat Employees Like kindergardeners"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Assurant full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefit, What People says, Haven't seen it yet

    Cons

    Management squeeze employee like grapes in the funnel and get all the juice out of you. No respect of personal life. Work life balance my ass!. This is what they sale when they hire you. But this means you will balance your work with no life.

    Advice to Management

    Do some corporate management training and IT training. Working for 20 plus years don't mean you are fit for this Job. Don't even have IT degrees and they are managing IT. Bravo.

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