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    1. 1.0
      Jun 23, 2017
      Anonymous Employee
      Former Employee
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      It can be a decent place to work but it depends a lot on your department and manager, since there isn't much consistency among management. The profit sharing is a good benefit, but the problem is most salaries fall below industry standard.


      Unfortunately this company still has a lot of extremely old school mentalities, in a bad way. Nepotism is rampant and I saw and experienced some of the worst management methods here, including micro management. Executives' kids and family members get opportunities other employees do not, such as being placed directly into management roles or automatic yearly promotions. They have many diversity issues and in at least one department the women and men are segregated into different work areas. They have no flex time and depending on your department long hours are expected. The amount of middle management has increased due to their growth in the past few years. They have outgrown their facilities and the parking lot is a nightmare. Benefits are 'ok' but salaries are sub-par. There are better places to work, and many of us have fortunately found that out.


      Thank you for your feedback. Because “Making people feel #1” is one of our community goals, we are committed to creating an environment where people feel cared for and respected. We are disappointed to hear your feedback. As a community that is continually striving to improve, we have teams in place to receive feedback and implement positive change. USLI provides our community members equal opportunity to apply for available internal positions based on qualifications and encourages our people to take those opportunities. No team anywhere in our company is segregated in any way. Our community has worked hard to develop diversity initiatives; we’re always looking for ways to grow in this area and we encourage employees to give us feedback. Profit sharing is just one of the many ways we provide value to our community members. We proudly provide many other great benefits, such as: - One hundred percent monthly medical premiums paid for by USLI for our people and their family - Fifteen percent profit sharing - A healthy free lunch each day - Access to our on-site fitness center - Free education through our onsite University - And much more >>

      1. 3.0
        Aug 16, 2022
        Anonymous Employee
        Former Employee, more than 3 years
        Wayne, PA
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        USLI isn’t a bad company to get your start. It has excellent medical benefits, profit sharing, no dress code, pays for insurance designations, and strives to be a caring company culture. Gym and sports available on campus if you like to participate. Hiring process is long but it weeds out the bad seeds.


        I left because of the pay and their refusal to adopt a work from home structure. Unless you have been there forever, you won’t make anything (underwriting, marketing, admin). To get a raise, you are told to pass a ton of designations and obtain made up USLI degrees, yet others are promoted or receive higher pay without. Favoritism and nepotism are present, and there’s no HR to report to. Work from home will not be an option for most, unless you move more than 2 hours away. The CEO is looking to have everyone back in the office minus one day , regardless of the turnover. If you don’t drink the kool aid, you won’t move up. USLI is stuck in their ways and won’t change. The best part of the company was the people, but everyone has been leaving.

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