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Old Mutual Reviews

Updated March 13, 2017
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Pros
  • Great people, interesting work available during enormous organisational change (in 8 reviews)

  • Culture, work/life Balance, pay and benefits, colleagues (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Room to increase your salary, have more flexibility than other jobs so can do it well whilst studying.

    Cons

    Not having a fixed salary is tough especially in current market conditions.

    Advice to Management

    Mutual & Federal's user experience is great. Keep it like it is.


  2. "Great company and team"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southampton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends

    I worked at Old Mutual (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everyone was really friendly and supportive

    Cons

    From my position at the time I didn't see a huge potential to develop


  3. "Quite a mixed bag"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic organizational culture and benefits. You're guaranteed a raise every year while bonuses are paid based on company and personal performance

    Cons

    very slim career growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Deliberate steps needs to be taken to improve on career growth opportunities outside of South Africa


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  5. "Investment ana"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Old Mutual full-time

    Pros

    excellent working atmosphere and opportunities

    Cons

    Salaries not in line with responsabilities


  6. "OM review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Old Mutual full-time

    Pros

    The Commission from sales is uncapped

    Cons

    Incredibly high paced and highly stressful environment

    Advice to Management

    Better support structures for advisers


  7. "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.


  8. "Great, but won't be there for long"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, interesting work available during enormous organisational change.

    Cons

    Strategic change means the Plc will not exist for much longer

    Advice to Management

    Consider less heirarchy


  9. "Work experience"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Learning experience and Exposure

    Cons

    If you are on Contract it maybe a while before you are confirmed.There are no benefits for individuals on contract

    Advice to Management

    review the terms and conditions of employment for individuals on fixed term contracts


  10. "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.


  11. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Nairobi (Kenya)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Very long in integrity and systems

    Cons

    Lacks a broad culture and best practices being witnessed in other corporate institutions. Still relies on goodwill of olden years.

    Advice to Management

    Accommodate views from members of the organisation



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