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Marsh & McLennan Companies Reviews

Updated February 18, 2017
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Marsh & McLennan Companies CEO Daniel S. Glaser
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  • Work life balance did not seem to work (in 18 reviews)

  • long hours during close, no flexibility with WFH (in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Lots of Opportunity for Internal Mobility"

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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
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities available across all operating companies
    Flexible work schedule
    Challenging work
    On the right team, this can be an excellent place to work
    Decent benefits
    1 day off per year to volunteer
    Inclusive workplace

    Cons

    Very political
    Can be difficult to get work done - a lot of red tape
    Pension program has ended
    Very low merit increases


  2. "It was a job"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Benefits in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Benefits in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, co-workers, company parties they always gave us good food

    Cons

    Poor management and poor training no room to advance


  3. Helpful (3)

    "Intern"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internship in Hoboken, NJ
    Former Employee - Internship in Hoboken, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people here in MGTI and it is a very fast paced IT enterprise environment.

    Cons

    Hard to move up the chain, it seems like there isn't a clear path to getting to management from some of the teams.

    Advice to Management

    Try to reward those who do more for the company and get more accomplished. A lot of times I saw people who were too good at their job getting stuck where they were because of it.


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  5. "Sr. Financial Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn various finance systems and applications, very knowledgeable finance team. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Complicated corporate matrix, lacking communication between various departments.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Consultant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in White Plains, NY
    Former Employee - Consultant in White Plains, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies (More than a year)

    Pros

    Colleagues were genuine and interested in moving the business forward.

    Cons

    Staff were hesitant to fix problems that were identified.

    Advice to Management

    Stay open to change.


  7. "Marsh"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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 & McLennan Companies full-time

    Pros

    Benefits of company are comparable with most companies. Allows you to invest in stock which has increase significantly the past 5 years.

    Cons

    Cost of health care has increased the passed 2 years. Pay increase does not match the cost of living and will barely offset the increase health care coverage.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees their worth and you wont have constant change.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Inconsistent"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefit (Medical/Dental) Package. Good amount of vacation/holidays.

    Cons

    Management not supportive of certain departments, unfair and inconsistent salaries

    Advice to Management

    Pay structure commensurate with experience.


  9. "HR"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Analyst in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Human Resources Analyst in Louisville, KY

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

    Pros

    The people I work with are great. The pay is good.

    Cons

    Management needs to listen to employees more.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to feed back from employees and do not take it personally.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Hello"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company, fun environment. Also pigs do not fly by here on the weekly, fun fact.

    Cons

    Pay is lower than the rest but in this economy you take what you get, I have a family of 4 and we are hardly getting by

    Advice to Management

    Work harder, treat employees better. Also faster internet and healthier snacks are a huge bonus.


  11. Helpful (2)

    "HR Operations Specialist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoboken, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoboken, NJ

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Heavy on procedures and policies. Leadership partnership was great, laid out expectation, big on transformation

    Cons

    Decided to outsource their HR Operations team over to India and Kentucky for cost savings when the former team quality was above average. Restructuring Ops ended up being back some of their resources in house again.

    Paper driven environment. Medical benefits were high.



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