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Great Eastern Life Assurance Reviews

Updated April 8, 2017
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Dato Koh Yaw Hui
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  • Need to work long hours because of manager's inefficient planning (in 4 reviews)

  • Long hours for some departments (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Average"

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    Current Employee - CDD Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - CDD Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Great Eastern Life Assurance (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Relaxed Culture. Work life balance

    Cons

    No progression. Smaller team compared to other insurance companies.

    Advice to Management

    Review the progression structure of staff


  2. "job scope of financial planning"

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

    I have been working at Great Eastern Life Assurance part-time

    Pros

    flexible working hours, limitless income potential

    Cons

    requires discipline and good team resources to flourish in this business. sales and target oriented

    Advice to Management

    focus on coaching, it will help new recruits to a large extent


  3. "Financial Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environment and team is fun

    Cons

    Ethics issues as there are conflicts of interest


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  5. "Great learning curve"

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    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Eastern Life Assurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Meet many people in different walks of life.
    Understanding the insurance industry.
    Ever-challenging and rewarding industry
    Flexible timing. Time is money, you work, you get the results

    Cons

    If you are not determined enough, discipline enough and the grit to succeed, you will not last long in this industry.


  6. "sales associate"

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

    I have been working at Great Eastern Life Assurance part-time

    Pros

    Nice culture, supportive and warm

    Cons

    pressure for sales and bad software which hinders sales


  7. "Life Planner"

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    Former Employee - Life Planner in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Life Planner in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Eastern Life Assurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible and the opportunity to earn a lot.

    Cons

    Needs to be self-motivated and independent.


  8. "Management"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Great Eastern Life Assurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    the older colleagues are generally nice.

    Cons

    disappointed in the management style. the leaders there does not make me look up to their skills.


  9. "Admin Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Great Eastern Life Assurance part-time

    Pros

    Friendly and Helpful Colleagues Good environment

    Cons

    High Work Load especially year end


  10. "Worked with the company for almost 2 years"

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    Former Employee - Life Planner
    Former Employee - Life Planner
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Great Eastern Life Assurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility in work arrangement

    Cons

    Regulations are quite a hassle to deal with


  11. "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Agent in Alor Setar (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Insurance Agent in Alor Setar (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Great Eastern Life Assurance part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You are the boss and you can earn a lot per month if you work hard.

    Cons

    It is not a basic pay. It is based on commission, therefore, you need to work hard at early stage but once you have established well your insurance business then nothing can stop you from achieving your dream goals.


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