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"good learning experience, stressful environment"

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Former Employee - Cigna Group Insurance in Glendale, CA
Former Employee - Cigna Group Insurance in Glendale, CA
No opinion of CEO

Pros

they will hire people with no insurance experience
benefits start day one of hire
they allow time off when you need or want it
the computers are good, with decent tech support
the training program is lengthy, and good; by the 6 month mark, you have a good knowledge base
coworkers are nice

Cons

high workloads, with pressure to perform, resulting in high turnover, and brain drain
different locations have different work environments
people are promoted based on who they know, not necessarily merit
bad managers are not removed
disruptive behaviors are tolerated
there is no ability to move to a different department without your manager's approval, so the choice is to stay in a bad environment, or leave the company
benefits are mediocre

Advice to Management

implement policies to make work environments the same across the company
reward top performers, remove disruptive employees, demote or remove bad managers
implement an alternative to requiring that the immediate manager authorize a transfer to a different position in the company

Other Employee Reviews for Cigna

  1. "great place to work but BUSY"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer Senior Specialist in Windsor Locks, CT
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer Senior Specialist in Windsor Locks, CT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    many great people and the ability to learn leading industry products

    Cons

    My salary is not close to my median after 12 years of service

    Advice to Management

    reward for performance and mean it


  2. Helpful (1)

    "International division sucks!"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some nice people to work with on operations.

    Cons

    No room for improvement, no training AT ALL after New Hire training. Trainers( only 2) don't know anything more than the company manual they instruct, but nothing on actual international work.
     No lines of communication. Poor management, lots of politics and paper pushers.
    Internal candidates apply for positions, but never get even an email from recruiters. Then they hire someone from outside.
    Every 2 years, operations get new managers and directors.

    Advice to Management

    Look into the talented people you have around. Promote with in.
    Stop the power struggle between managers from operations. And hire a GSO director that knows what he/she is doing. Also hire trainers that are aware of the international work. Not only what the domestic side of the company does.

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