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"Great learning environment but needs a lot of sacrifice to succeed."

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Former Employee - Actuarial Analyst
Former Employee - Actuarial Analyst
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great exit opportunity.
Great learning environment (e.g. great work ethics, great training, etc)

Cons

Grueling hours. About 50-70 hours per week.

Advice to Management

Either increase compensation or hire more entry level analysts to increase retention rate.

Other Employee Reviews for Willis Towers Watson

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Sharp people, best in benefits consulting industry - very conservative industry"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work/life balance, care about strategy and research, careful about work quality, well known and positive brand among clients and business in general

    Cons

    Limited in how much positive impact you can have on your clients business (this is an overall industry challenge), Towers Watson rewards CEO and top execs extremely well over many years (ie options and a soaring stock price have made top execs very wealthy) but this does NOT get shared even down to the Exec/Pricipal level (Level 50)

    Advice to Management

    Bring back Employee Stock Purchase Plan and other programs that share the wealth with those who are winning and leading client work


  2. "Great place with high calibre professionals"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - great work ethics
    - surrounded by smart, hardworking professionals

    Cons

    - long working hours
    - some extent of micromanagement

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