Guardian Life Reviews

Updated May 26, 2022

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3.7
65%
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "Benefits are good...but expensive....retirement is good... most hired will never see any part of their hard work placed on their behalf towards their retirement.(in 93 reviews)
  • "I worked for this company for 10 years and the people were great and always willing to help when needed.(in 62 reviews)
  • "Work life balance is good(in 52 reviews)
  • "Good pay, hard working employees(in 41 reviews)
  • "Work flexibility, benefits (401k), work from home opportunities(in 38 reviews)
Cons
  • "Unfortunately 2 departments have now shut down in Tempe due to horrible retention because of poor management(in 60 reviews)
  • "Certain managers essentially relied on the person one step below them in the supervisory hierarchy to pretty much do their job for them(in 23 reviews)
  • "Senior management also relies heavily on consulting firms to provide guidance and direction; however, senior management is not consistent in or persistent withapplying recommendations to effect the cultural change, sales and financial results they are looking for.(in 20 reviews)
  • "Long hours, low pay, bad upper management(in 18 reviews)
  • "Leadership is inconsistent and not transparent, churn of senior leaders(in 13 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years
    Featured Review

    Good Benefits for Disability Insurance Voc work

    May 27, 2021 - Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Teamwork. Learning Opportunities, raise yearly

    Cons

    Changes for growth, not necessarily a con but you have to be flexible and willing to learn and grow in your role.

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Had great career

    May 24, 2022 - Team Leader 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great company management cared in the department I worked

    Cons

    Old systems create a ridiculous amount of work

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Great Company

    May 20, 2022 - Customer Service Representative in Appleton, WI
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Pay is okay Excellent benefits

    Cons

    Lunches are only 30 minutes

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Fine

    May 20, 2022 - Customer Service Agent 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Job security, benefits, good people

    Cons

    Not well organized, high turnover

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  5. 2.0
    Current Employee

    Great pay

    May 26, 2022 - Customer Care III in Bethlehem, PA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great pay, flexibility, and very engaged!

    Cons

    Training was quick and not thorough.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Nice enviroment

    May 2, 2022 - Sales Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    can be easy to get lost in the shuffle

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Stable with limited growth/mobility

    May 13, 2022 - Senior Program Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work-life balance based on which department you are part of

    Cons

    Limited growth/mobility opportunities Lot of emphasis on long time employees and opportunities for them

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  8. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Just Okay

    May 9, 2022 - Finance Business Partner 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    my coworkers and the support from them

    Cons

    too much change, no work life balance

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  9. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great place to work

    Apr 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Hard work is appreciated and rewarded Treated fairly and with respect Amazing work life balance

    Cons

    Changes come very slowly, both work and culture

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  10. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Good people

    Apr 8, 2022 - New Business Administrator in Pittsfield, MA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great training, good people, great work-life balance, career advancement, and professional working environment.

    Cons

    They couldn't decide if they wanted accuracy or higher output. Asked the impossible and stressed out/burned out many employees trying to increase both.

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Guardian Life Reviews FAQs

Guardian Life has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 1,125 reviews left anonymously by employees. 65% of employees would recommend working at Guardian Life to a friend and 64% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Guardian Life employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.7 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Guardian Life. This rating has decreased by -2% over the last 12 months.

65% of Guardian Life employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Guardian Life 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.6 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Guardian Life to be compensation, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be senior leadership, career development, management.

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