XL Catlin - XL Capital, pretty middle of the road | Glassdoor
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"XL Capital, pretty middle of the road"

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Former Employee - Financial Business Analyst in Schaumburg, IL
Former Employee - Financial Business Analyst in Schaumburg, IL
Approves of CEO

Pros

The division I worked in allowed me to get exposure to all sides of the business rather than repeating the same tasks. I was given a lot of freedom to get my work done without my manager always watching over my shoulder. I also worked with some of the smartest people I have ever met.

Cons

The company as a whole does not have much spirit or life to it. It is very much a company where you go in and get your work done, then you go home. There was not much corporate culture and it did not offer many functions outside of work.

Advice to Management

Please learn to invest our money in better funds and rework IT so it more functional for the smaller business units.

Other Employee Reviews for XL Catlin

  1. Helpful (1)

    "XL Capital, a company that could make the grade"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good people operating under heavy bureaucracy. The company is made up of several fiefdoms.

    Cons

    1. The company has lost its way
    2. Management has no serious plan to turn company around
    3. Management does not communicate well
    4. Who you know get you far
    5. IT services is pathetic
    6. Nonsensical acquisition strategy,

    Advice to Management

    1. Change the board
    2. off load unprofitable business
    3. Outsource IT, look for options at a minimum.
    4. Attract and retain top talent. There are too many 'B' and 'C' players, need top tier talent


  2. "Associate consulatnt"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Salary Shift timings are good

    Cons

    politics partiality biasness manager favors their personal favorites


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