Prudential Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2020

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3.6
65%
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75%
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Prudential Chief Executive Officer Charles Lowrey (no image)
Charles Lowrey
128 Ratings
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  • "work-life balance, supporting resources, metrics inefficiencies(in 75 reviews)

  • "Hierarchical at times, location is not the best (Newark, NJ)(in 63 reviews)

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  1. "Great Environment"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate IT Infrastructure Engineer in Philadelphia, PA
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing co-workers, great benefits, competitive salary.

    Cons

    Large company can feel overwhelming at times

  2. "Strong high level leadership; preaching tech forward and waiting to see it happen"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Strong diverse corporate culture: listening to new challenges, though now is the time to take action; good product set, committed employees

    Cons

    Some of the officer level talent is lacking in basic strategic planning (i.e. beyond 6 months), some confusing talent decisions, technology and investment in technology lagging

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  3. "Good place to work at..."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Roseland, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good place to work at with plenty of good opportunities and good benefits

    Cons

    I do not have any cons.

  4. "Good Company - Too Big"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Prudential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Had a lot of support, but a lot of mid-management who didn't check in and didn't know the pulse of the employees

    Cons

    Felt like you could never escape the bottom pay rung, even with promotions

  5. "Great place to work. Very supportive management. Work life balance is phenomenal."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Appeals Analyst in Roseland, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance Management Compensation Diversity

    Cons

    Career advancement could use some work

  6. "Lacked Purpose and Culture"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Prudential full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and friendly people.

    Cons

    Repetitive cold calling with non effective leads.

  7. "Work Hard"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Melville, NY

    I worked at Prudential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Generous payouts, Unlimited potential and Friendly environment.

    Cons

    All commission, nothing is handed to you

  8. "not a fan"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative Agent in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Prudential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    staff were typically always great

    Cons

    benefits were not so great

  9. "Product Management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Product Manager in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Wonderful culture that focuses on employee, with great employee benefits

    Cons

    Too many siloed Orgs, and decision making could be painfully slow

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  10. "Nice connections"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Roseland, NJ

    I have been working at Prudential full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great people, connections, decent commute and working with a team

    Cons

    foods ok, job extensive, not the best with beginners

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