Willis Towers Watson Reviews

Updated Jun 2, 2020

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3.6
69%
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81%
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Willis Towers Watson CEO John Haley
John Haley
702 Ratings
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  • "Difficulties with Work/life balance at pressure time(in 197 reviews)

  • "long hours; not always glamours projects; pressure of sales;(in 110 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Amazing culture, team leadership, work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Casualty Broker in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Team Leads are extremely helpful and knowledgeable, no hierarchy culture, diversity across the board, targeting diversity in new hires

    Cons

    Slow onboarding/ training process, thrown-in-fire approach to learning

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    Willis Towers Watson2020-03-16
  2. "Analyst"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, good culture

    Cons

    Long hours, changes to the structure

    Willis Towers Watson2020-03-11
  3. "Great place to work if you put in the effort"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    A great client base with interesting projects. A lot of opportunities for professional development. Colleagues are motivated to make things work for clients regardless of geography or segment of the business.

    Cons

    Career can be stalled or derailed due to things beyond your control.

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    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-26
  4. "Great place to grow"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation package. Good people.

    Cons

    Too much turnover and change

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    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-21
  5. "Overall Good Place To Work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    There are a lot of great benefits.

    Cons

    Lots of mergers recently that leaves a lot of stuff up in the air.

    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-12
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Once Upon a Time, a Good Company - bad management decisions twenty years ago resulted in acquisition"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Senior Business Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Reinsurance Industry is a fascinating niche business

    Cons

    Off-shoring and out sourcing resulted in terrible customer service to significant financial customers

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    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-10
  7. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There was room for growth, they treat their employees fairly, and there are always opportunities.

    Cons

    Didn't care for busy season.

    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-01
  8. "Good Company to work for"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Many Opportunities for development and growth

    Cons

    Little disorganized and information is housed in silos, which makes it difficult to understand strategy and vision.

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    Willis Towers Watson2020-05-14
  9. "Good with Opportunity to Improve"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Actuarial Consultant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment and bright people, good benefits

    Cons

    Siloed practice. Forced ranking is a real problem when a group is really doing well.

    Willis Towers Watson2020-04-27
  10. "Good working teams"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director 
    Recommends

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Everyone respects each subject matter expertise

    Cons

    sometimes feels like they push activities into the business that are better managed by HR. Increases can be quite small.

    Willis Towers Watson2020-04-23
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