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Updated April 26, 2017
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MetLife President & CEO Steven A. Kandarian
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  1. "Great company to work for that tries to listen to its employees"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Property and Casualty Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Property and Casualty Specialist in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great earning potential with MetLife. Decent work life balance in comparison to other employers. Allows work from home days once of week

    Cons

    MetLife is making a lot of changes to align with company values set in place. Not a lot of ability to explore/shadow other departments during the work day.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize more employees not just top sellers


  2. "exec assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MetLife part-time

    Pros

    Good job, fun environment.

    Cons

    The pay, without a doubt.


  3. "Marketing Intern"

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

    I worked at MetLife part-time

    Pros

    Great office, nice people, very structured.

    Cons

    Print marketing and old technology

    Advice to Management

    Move into the digital age


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  5. "No upward movement, treats workers as if its a sweatshop."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Can wear jeans every day.
    Location is easy to get to.
    Some departments and groups have it made.
    Onsite cafeteria.

    Cons

    Management only cares about cutting cost, even at the expense of its employees. All benefits are employee-funded, salary is 15% under market, bonuses and raises are nonexistent.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being cheap in order to meet your performance goals and get your bonus package and care more about the well-being of those who actually do all the work.


  6. "Customer Service"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    Great people! Good training offered

    Cons

    Cannot think of any cons!


  7. "Sr. Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Learning & Development in Greater Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst Learning & Development in Greater Noida (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Its a good company with all new learning's!
    Management is supportive is you have zeal to work, and moreover your work is really valued.

    Cons

    There is no such corns to write. There are no corns rom my side.

    Advice to Management

    In terms of Management, the company is very well defined, that problems and your questions are really answered


  8. "Good Company to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Presentation Specialist in Noida (India)
    Former Employee - Presentation Specialist in Noida (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Working culture was good.
    Work life balance was good

    Cons

    Too much hierarchy
    Odd shift timings

    Advice to Management

    Good


  9. "Employee Friendly specially for experienced professional"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Web Developer in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Web Developer in Noida (India)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Nice work environment...
    work life balance...
    nice people...
    employee friendly policy..

    Cons

    Salary is the main concern...


  10. "Post Issue Rep"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Post Issue Representative
    Former Employee - Post Issue Representative
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn many aspects of the business model and its complexity for processing claims.

    Cons

    Under staffed and high turnover rates.

    Advice to Management

    Try to maintain staffing.


  11. "Good diverse workplace"

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

    Pros

    Good hours and benefits, great learning environment

    Cons

    Could be more open to changes in organisational structure for better efficiency


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