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Old Mutual Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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Old Mutual Group CEO Julian Roberts
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Pros
  • Commitment to work/life balance and employee wellbeing (in 6 reviews)

  • Culture, work/life Balance, pay and benefits, colleagues (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • salary below industry average before reaching senior management level; promotion is very slow and difficult (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Vice President in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Generous pay and benefits for its employees.

    Cons

    Should place greater emphasis on making workforce as diverse as possible.

    Advice to Management

    Staying closer to changes in the market regarding the attractiveness of certain investment strategies.


  2. "Great Place to work. They care about their employees."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time

    Pros

    Awesome company. Great vision, even during rocky times. Excellent benefits. They spend money on their employees. Strong salaries. Friendly environment. Great office location.

    Cons

    Very fast paced, but you are rewarded if you keep up. Projects can be tough, but rewarding when complete. OMAM only hires the best. It's a great company, so finding cons isn't easy.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up what you do. Great place to work.

  3. "Sr. Assoc."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Marlborough, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Old Mutual (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people (some very bright people), great location, generous resources

    Cons

    Limited growth for some divisions

    Advice to Management

    How will you expand?


  4. "Old Mutual group - slow paced but stable"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Strategy Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Old Mutual (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Old Mutual is one of the biggest insurer focused on emerging markets
    Very established company, stable and and focused on growing in emerging markets.

    Cons

    Fairly slow paced with politics associated with large companies

    Advice to Management

    Need to change a lot of practices i.e. adopt best practices associated with truly global companies especially in HR policies


  5. "Great employment opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Everyone worked well together between departments

    Cons

    Owned by international company that was managing us from overseas.


  6. "Solid Company to Work For"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Treat employees well with competitive pay and benefits, time-off, weekly lunches, summer hours

    Cons

    Stuffy, top-down management. Tough to develop career if you start at a lower position.


  7. "Disconnected constantly changing strategies"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Mutual (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people were great! Very professional and experienced people in the Denver office.

    Cons

    The constant battle between parent company and affiliates.

    Advice to Management

    Really focus on a strategy to completion.

  8. "Meh"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and fair salary range.

    Cons

    Organization is flat, very little room for advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Acknowledge the talent right in front of your eyes.


  9. "Old Faithful"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Life Insurance Producer in Kïhei, HI
    Current Employee - Life Insurance Producer in Kïhei, HI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    very good support
    quick turn around
    minimal paperwork
    the support from the home office on the mainland was great!

    Cons

    beat the street
    pound the pavement
    find your own leads
    their was no real mentor close to me and the time difference proved to be a hindrance when scheduling

    Advice to Management

    small draw would be a good start for new producers to get offices started, free signage?


  10. "Go away with this company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Baltimore, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefit is good, the management try to give more benefits to keep the employee. Good point on the resume.

    Cons

    Very bad management, the turnover rate is very high, every employee will be feel upset with something. Do not be the employee of this company.

    Advice to Management

    To be kind to the employee from the policy and from the heart, not just pay, the employee is the assets


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