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United Guaranty Reviews

Updated December 27, 2017
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  • There was little room for advancement and there were many times management was not accessible for assistance (in 3 reviews)

  • does not give merit increases, incomplete and sporadic training, micro-manages, no room for advancement (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Small company feel, big company benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time

    Pros

    Collegial atmosphere, accessible executives, excellent benefits

    Cons

    Company sold to Arch Capital, massive downsizing expected


  2. "Not 'ForeverUnited'"

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    Former Employee - Solution Advisor in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Solution Advisor in Greensboro, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people. Lots of opportunities for learning.

    Cons

    Company was sold and the culture changed dramatically.

  3. "Senior Administrative Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Large company with great benefits

    Cons

    Worked in a department that was not a good fit for me! Management not good!


  4. "Amazing Company to work for until....."

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    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company and culture, Amazing employees, Excellent benefits and Outstanding managers and leadership.

    Cons

    AIG - Sold United Guaranty to Arch Cap. MI who stated they would not fire anyone but would build off of United Guaranty's success.... only to turn around a month after the ink was dry and lay off almost everyone from U.G.


  5. "Coordinators"

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    Former Employee - Coordinator in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Greensboro, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, paid time off, benefits and early release days the day before a holiday 4 days at Thanksgiving

    Cons

    Not much room for advancement, positions were filled before job posted. The same people moved from position to position heavy in management

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. "Monolith"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Slow pace and focus in the wrong technologies

    Cons

    Too much red tape. Too many chiefs not enough indians.


  7. "Business Model"

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    Former Employee - Mortgage Underwriter in Greensboro, NC
    Former Employee - Mortgage Underwriter in Greensboro, NC
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Customer Service minded company. Cares about their internal and external customers.

    Cons

    No yearly salary increase. Earnings increased only by performance bonus at end of year

  8. "Manegement level"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Prior to sale was moving in right direction for meeting industry needs and future business models

    Cons

    Still were too many upper level employees "stuck in the past" and they resisted change


  9. "Acquisition has changed the culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at United Guaranty full-time

    Pros

    Generally speaking, the people treat each other as family

    Cons

    I'm not sure the new corporate culture fits the personnel


  10. "sales"

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

    I worked at United Guaranty (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great organization to provide great support

    Cons

    Non noted, that I can think of


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