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Marsh & McLennan Companies Reviews

Updated August 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good company for work life balance (in 38 reviews)

  • The company has great benefits and networking opportunities (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance did not seem to work (in 18 reviews)

  • Can often seem like your voice isn't heard by senior management (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Sr. Financial Analyst"

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    • 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.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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.

  3. "Marsh"

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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.


  4. Helpful (3)

    "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.


  5. "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.


  6. 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.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "HR Operations Specialist"

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    • 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.

  8. Helpful (7)

    "Worked for Mercer Administration for 41 years before retiring in 2014. Worked under 5 company names during my tenure."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice-President in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Senior Vice-President in Saint Louis, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good broker, good people. Employee benefits were among the best in the industry. Good business training provided a good environment for learning

    Cons

    Became to "corporate" and has been cutting benefits for employees lately. Does not care about their employees, too bad they are losing a lot of talented people.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Director of First Impressions"

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

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, positive and enthusiastic employees.

    Cons

    Some glitches in computer software during expansion.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Sr Talent Acquisition Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in North Liberty, IA
    Former Employee - Senior Recruiter in North Liberty, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great tools and resources. Great colleagues. Great salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Too many hours, too many meetings, too many reports = less time sourcing and talking with candidates.

    Advice to Management

    Iron fist leadership not appealing.


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