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Sammons Financial Group Reviews

Updated May 21, 2017
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  • No work/life balance, all they care about is overtime and could careless if you spent any time with your family (in 2 reviews)

  • PTO, on the low end plus you have to earn before use (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Programmer / Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Senior Programmer/Analyst in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - Senior Programmer/Analyst in Sioux Falls, SD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sammons Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee Stock Ownership Plans
    Casual attire

    Cons

    Limited advancement
    Very slow to advance productive technology
    Salary at low end of national salaries
    No compensation for on call demands


  2. Helpful (1)

    "New Business Specialist"

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    Former Employee - New Business Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD
    Former Employee - New Business Specialist in Sioux Falls, SD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sammons Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits package, get Friday afternoons off

    Cons

    Hard to move up, pay is low

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Provisioning"

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    Former Employee - PROVISIONING in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - PROVISIONING in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sammons Financial Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment. Nice balance between work expectations and outsidelife.

    Cons

    Salary slightly below market rates.

    Advice to Management

    More openness about direction of divisional work environments.


  4. "ESOP"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sioux Falls, SD
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) is an exceptional benefit. Employee will become fully vested after 3 years of employment.

    Cons

    Feedback and communication from management could be improved.
    Many employees have been there far too long.
    Endless sea of cubicles.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management positions seem to be migrating from Sioux Falls to Chicago. Do not loose sight of the values that built this company.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fine"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Strong company when it comes to culture and stability.

    Cons

    Could use a little marketing to gain awareness.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Not the greatest"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice people
    Decent Benefits
    Good ESOP Program (no 401K Match though)
    The ability to request time off and have it granted

    Cons

    Many people have been there far too long and resist anything new that comes along
    Many upper managers that have been there very long, are incapable of doing their jobs.
    Below Average pay.


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