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Marsh Reviews

Updated April 26, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Work Life Balance, Great organization (in 34 reviews)

  • It's a great company that encourages career growth, has global opportunities, and good benefits (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • You are expected to work "professional hours" so no real work life balance (in 15 reviews)

  • Upper management is forgetting about the employees- cutting back everywhere (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great colleagues"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Vice President in Cincinnati, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The global and specialized resources leave no question unanswered.

    Cons

    It can take a while to enact change at such a large, public company.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on retaining top performing colleagues.


  2. "Professional & thorough"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Commitment to talent acquisition & development, industry leader in risk consulting & brokerage

    Cons

    None thus far, will report back if they arise


  3. "Research"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    nice coworkers in dept only

    Cons

    little growth, no mgmt, salary limited

    Advice to Management

    Check in with your employees


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  5. "do not wish to say"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and time off

    Cons

    management does not care about employees. Quick to throw under the bus to make themselves look good. Like being back in High School again.


  6. "Good start to a career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, nice co-workers, flexible schedules, ability to grow in a large company

    Cons

    Low starting pay, training is excessive

    Advice to Management

    Supervisors and managers are very helpful


  7. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work atmosphere/ company culture and work life balance

    Cons

    Pay could be better/ higher


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Insurance Broker"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative, Team Oriented, Challenging, great resources, great people

    Cons

    Complex, difficult to cultivate change, limited opportunities as more senior levels


  9. "Insurance Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marsh full-time

    Pros

    Community environment to engage colleagues

    Cons

    Many layers of organization can clutter structures


  10. "Talent Retention"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Many great resources at employees' disposal

    Cons

    Very poor compensation and talent recognition/retention


  11. "Positive!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TRAC Associate in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - TRAC Associate in Boston, MA
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, relaxed firm, hands-on learning, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Have been working less than a year, none to date


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