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Helpful (3)

"A good place for junior developers to gain experience"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Developer in Des Plaines, IL
Current Employee - Developer in Des Plaines, IL
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

If you are just starting out as a developer this is a good place to gain experience. You will learn N-Tier architecture

Cons

An experienced developer will not find much to keep him/her here. They are still using 2.0 framework and you will get permanently attached to a project. The pay rate is about 20% below market rate.

Advice to Management

Keep the programming tools up to date and try harder to keep senior devs engaged.

Other Employee Reviews for Founders Insurance

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Tense environment that breads animosity."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Plaines, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Des Plaines, IL
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Stability is great. Potential for investments are great due current acquisition by a mutual insurance company
    Flexible work hours
    Opportunity to work on complex systems
    Insurance knowledge transfer

    Cons

    Leadership is lacking
    Lack of accountabilty
    Very disorganized
    Respect for personal life is non-existent
    No educational assistance
    Small business culture is gone since the acquisition.

    Advice to Management

    Maintain professionalism, emails in all caps and exclamation points should not be used by anyone in an office environment. Respect your employees personal lives.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company until purchased by Utica National Insurance Group."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Claims Analyst in Des Plaines, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Claims Analyst in Des Plaines, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Decent salary and located in a good area.

    Cons

    Terrible Management from Utica.

    Advice to Management

    Horrible decision to clean house of upper management.

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