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Travelers Connecticut Reviews

Updated August 13, 2017
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  • Claims demands make work life balance a challenge (in 75 reviews)

  • Upper management seems disorganized and communication is not trickled down well (in 48 reviews)

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  1. "iT director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people and highly respected

    Cons

    None at this time, been there 15 years


  2. "Good Pay, Inconsistent Experiences"

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    Former Intern - IT Intern in Hartford, CT
    Former Intern - IT Intern in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Travelers as an intern

    Pros

    Good pay
    Good culture
    Opportunities for movement and growth
    Great networking opportunities
    Easy to talk to people in many different roles
    Accommodation provided for out of towners

    Cons

    Some interns get really enriching experiences while some just sit around all day
    Hartford is a lifeless town

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Worth working for but change positions periodically"

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    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Senior Accounting Analyst in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, pay, 401k match, online/classroom learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, interact with numerous areas of the company, location close to restaurants for lunch

    Cons

    Management have favorites, loud and inconsiderate coworkers, lack of communication, poor time management with coworkers, pay to park or ride commuter bus into downtown, staying in one position for years burns you out

    Advice to Management

    Notice more of the people who have poor time management, boost morale by striking up conversation to get to know your employees or at least make some effort to say good morning to your staff regularly.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Claims Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Travelers full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The work was Challenging and unpredictable.

    Cons

    Hopefully things have changed, but when I was there, Other employees were only out for themselves. They would throw you under the bus for their own gain in a heartbeat. Best advice was "Watch your back."

    Advice to Management

    If you haven't already, get genuine about diversity and employee engagement; stop paying lip-service and allow your employees the opportunity to champion these worthy causes with meaningful activities.


  5. "EDGE Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Hartford, CT
    Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    EDGE program allows interns opportunity to move into a different position each year

    Cons

    Many employees have been with the company for 20+ years and are set in their ways. Does not have a "young" vibe in many areas.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "A solid organization"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employees and contractors alike are working toward the same goal, company success. Work / life balance was a very welcome change from a previous employer

    Cons

    Culture slow to adopt any changes to speed transformation of a good company to a great company.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Human Resources Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Human Resources Director in Hartford, CT
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employees are knowledgeable and passionate about their work. Wide selection of training and online courses offered for personal and professional development.

    Cons

    Little to no work/life balance due to long hours and exceedingly high expectations.
    Very limited growth opportunities within HR community.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more growth opportunities to internal HR staff rather than hiring externally.

  8. "BI Shared Services Intern"

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    Current Intern - BI Shared Service in Hartford, CT
    Current Intern - BI Shared Service in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They offer the experience of working in a corporate environment. I was able to gain skills in Excel and SharePoint which is needed in most industries. Overall I had a positive experience.

    Cons

    You are thrown into the middle of things. It took some time to get up to date and learn more about the whole insurance world .


  9. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Business Insurance Finance in Hartford, CT
    Current Employee - Director, Business Insurance Finance in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Travelers full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment with plenty of opportunities.

    Cons

    Large company, so things can move slower than wanted.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to reward high performing employees.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Just OK"

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    Former Employee - Inside Auto Claim Adjuster in Windsor, CT
    Former Employee - Inside Auto Claim Adjuster in Windsor, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Travelers full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Hours, Good Starting Pay, Training was excellent

    Cons

    Stuffy corporate atmosphere, promotions based on tenure and not merit, overwhelming amount of work, no OT allowed to catch up on work, management just biding their time and not sincere or helpful to new hires.

    Advice to Management

    Be a little more attentive to your new hires


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