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Marsh Reviews

Updated September 15, 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 28 reviews)

Cons
  • You are expected to work "professional hours" so no real work life balance (in 16 reviews)

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

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  1. "Placement Specialist"

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

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

    Pros

    Great amount of resources and good culture

    Cons

    No cons enjoy the company

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  2. "Analytics Consultant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Actuarial Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Actuarial Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - great oversight over the work the team outputs
    - with proven skills, you have the opportunity to client face

    Cons

    - very hierarchical structure creating some difficulty when looking for collaboration

  3. "Senior Placement Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Stable, creative, innovative, and forward thinking.

    Cons

    Rewards Bad Behavior, lacks clear accountability

    Advice to Management

    Listen with open ears to your employees


  4. "Great company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This company has great people

    Cons

    There are no negative aspects.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Reality"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Largest broker in the industry..

    Cons

    Benefits reduced every year and becoming more expensive. Pension plan cut by end of the year. Raises are non-existent. Marsh is losing many talented people. Stressful environment with unrealistic goals. Lots of office politics where only the favorites benefit. No room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate truthfully with all employees. Don't give out phony titles. Take care of the people who are taking care of your clients. Put the right people in the right positions.


  6. "Process Expert"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great growth opportunities, great enviornment, upper management and team.

    Cons

    None .. overall good place to work. Easy to get along with people


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Oppressive"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent reputation, diversity is a priority, very intelligent c suite.

    Cons

    Terrible salary structure with minimal increases year after year. High stress environment.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to the employee surveys you conduct. The impression is that you go through the motions in order to appear to care when in fact people are very disgruntled.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Broker Beware"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Placement Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Placement Specialist in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Marsh full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Industry leader. Global organization. Vacation and benefits.

    Cons

    Disorganized. Long hours. Leadership is lacking and does not see the big picture. Micromanagement. Little flexibility. Salary increase and bonus are negligible.


  9. "Anonymous"

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

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

    Pros

    Large company and opportunities for transfer to other areas worldwide. Global focus and diversity. Very good benefits and employee discounts, etc.

    Cons

    Lower pay comparative to other companies and industries. Senior management is at times complacent. A lot of organizational changes recently.

    Advice to Management

    More competitive wage comparable to other areas and companies.

    Marsh Response

    Jan 3, 2017 – CHRO

    I agree that one of the many benefits of working with a large, global company is the international mobility. We perform best when we have colleagues that bring fresh ideas and diverse viewpoints to... More


  10. "New Joiner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Marsh full-time

    Pros

    Seamless new joiner process and onboarding. Very friendly HR staff.

    Cons

    None identified thus far in the onboarding process.

    Marsh Response

    Jan 3, 2017 – CHRO

    I am very glad that you found your onboarding process seamless. That is exactly what we strive for!


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