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TIAA Reviews

Updated September 21, 2018
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Pros
  • "Company also has a wonderful "work/life balance" policy in place" (in 118 reviews)

  • "The company offers great benefits" (in 148 reviews)

Cons
  • "no such thing as work/life balance in IT" (in 52 reviews)

  • "Senior management now cares more about growing the company than serving clients" (in 39 reviews)

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  1. "Business Anaylst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at TIAA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Truly a team environment to work in.

    Cons

    Always reorganizing. More communication is needed with employees.


  2. "Financial Services Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIAA full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Great Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Not much. Management is doing a good job.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Business Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment; opportunities; salaries were good

    Cons

    Continue to work on diversity and inclusion initiatives

    Advice to Management

    Continue to stay grounded to experience many faces of roles employees play. Stay connected with lower levels who do the grunt work to service the greater goals and objectives.


  4. "Great company, lot of room for growth"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Associate
    Current Employee - Technical Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIAA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent management staff and good work/life balance

    Cons

    very corporate, easy to get lost in the crowd


  5. "Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIAA full-time

    Pros

    Great training and career growth opportunities

    Cons

    Great experience working here just wasn't a great fit for long term career interests


  6. "Great people, slow moving projects"

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

    Pros

    -Really intelligent and successful managers who think critically about problems
    -Friendly people at all parts of the company
    -Diverse range of projects

    Cons

    -Slow to adopt technological advancements
    -Projects can take forever to get off the ground
    -Slow pace work environment


  7. "Director"

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

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

    Pros

    Progressive company, good mission, good people.

    Cons

    Technology is behind the tech curve.

  8. "Work Group dictates view of company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at TIAA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    What the company stands and its mission

    Cons

    Senior Leadership (depending upon the group you role into)

    Advice to Management

    HR Leadership needs some help in recognizing internal talent.


  9. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Engineer
    Former Employee - Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good work culture
    - Nice offices with everything available within NC campus

    Cons

    - Not catching up with competition
    - marketing their products


  10. "Great place to start your career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at TIAA full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Offer plenty of development opportunities, great work-life balance even as a new employee and a great benefits package. CEO is an amazing guy as well, very humble.

    Cons

    Can be very slow since it is not a public company. Lot's of silos throughout the company.


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