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"Great company but tough times are impacting results and moral"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Long term focus, great history, new Sales VP who is willing to change things up, great distribution network potential, top ten performer

Cons

Tough to articulate and execute a strategy, non-competitive in many market segments, lack innovation in products, experiencing higher turnover and position reductions

Advice to Management

Take risks before becoming irrelevant

Other Employee Reviews for The Standard

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Mutual company that transformed into an "Okay" public company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at The Standard full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Deep roots in the community
    Conservative

    Cons

    Shrinking currently
    Benfit erosion since becoming a public company

    Advice to Management

    Return to being a mutual company--people seemed to really love this place back then.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a good company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people, good benefits, fair location

    Cons

    Morale has been on the down slide for the last few years. Mid to upper management making poor decisions, big turn over lately

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to why the turnover, listen to employee's, toss the toxicity

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