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Updated Jul 3, 2022

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4.0
80%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
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Top Review Highlights by Sentiment

Pros
  • "TIAA offers great benefits and the people that you work with are wonderful.(in 401 reviews)
  • "The only pro I can think of is Work Life Balance is good(in 182 reviews)
  • "Great people and the overall mission of the company to serve those that serve others.(in 152 reviews)
  • "Good pay and a good ethical company(in 128 reviews)
  • "Great culture and focus on internal movement(in 99 reviews)
Cons
  • "The management is poor and there is too much dead wood at the company.(in 162 reviews)
  • "Many of the middle managers have been promoted from within by sucking up and are completely uninspired and incompetent leaders.(in 91 reviews)
  • "The technology side of the business does not allow qualified and experienced American minorities to advance into senior leadership roles.(in 52 reviews)
  • "Cronies are brought in by senior management as they believe hey have all the answers.(in 39 reviews)
  • "Middle and upper management are out of touch with those actually in the trenches.(in 34 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee
    Featured Review

    Great company

    Jan 24, 2022 - Rotational Analyst in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits and great culture

    Cons

    Position is very client facing

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Significantly better than before

    Jun 30, 2022 -  in Chicago, IL
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The culture is strong and management has made a significant effort to listen to the employees on what can be changed. They have also implemented a hybrid work schedule so the flexibility to work from home is a nice plus.

    Cons

    The technology needs to be improved so it's easier to do my job. Our compensation structure changes frequently which can make it difficult to understand what metrics are most important year to year.

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Decent company with great benefits

    Jul 3, 2022 - Tax Accountant II in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent benefits Lots of PTO 3 months paternity and maternity leave Pension Great bonuses

    Cons

    Culture is distastefully woke Communication from leadership is lacking

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  4. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great company to work for

    Jul 1, 2022 - Financial Consultant in Nashville, TN
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive Salary Good Benefits Unlimited PTO for some roles

    Cons

    Constant change that seems to happen all the time Limited Technology Functionality

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  5. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Stable Company

    Jun 29, 2022 - Senior Developer in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - great place to learn and implement new technology - hybrid work structure

    Cons

    lot of red tape and permissions needed everywhere

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Good company

    Jun 29, 2022 - Senior Director 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good mission and service to clients

    Cons

    A lot of senior management turnover

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Benefits

    Jun 28, 2022 - Internal Insurance Wholesaler in Charlotte, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and one of the best employer retirement matching programs in the field

    Cons

    Upward mobility can be difficult. Do not have a clear career development program.

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