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Willis Towers Watson Reviews

Updated October 20, 2017
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Pros
  • Willis Towers Watson makes its employees a priority and offers a good work / life balance (in 137 reviews)

  • Managers have a grown up attitude and are more than happy for you to work from home (in 47 reviews)

Cons
  • It can be tricky to maintain work / life balance (in 137 reviews)

  • can be exposed to long hours of work or shifting schedules; uncertain career path (in 83 reviews)

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  1. "Actuarial Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson as an intern

    Pros

    A really great working environment. There was always help available.

    Cons

    It is not that demanding of a firm, which can be a pro or con.


  2. "Summer Internship at WTW"

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

    Pros

    Good employer, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Need to sort out the GDP.

  3. "Risk Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Risk Management Analyst in Ipswich, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Risk Management Analyst in Ipswich, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big company and opportunities to be exposed to many areas. Lots of opportunities to learn in practice and a variety of roles to move around

    Cons

    Difficult to get financial support for training . Lots of ongoing changes after the merger with Towers Watson which are not necessarily for better


  4. "Wonderful people, horrible practices."

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wonderful training staff
    Beautiful Company building
    Free Coffee and water daily
    New and clean training supplies
    Knowledgeable leadership
    Great staff (cleaning, facilities and security)

    Cons

    The ONLY issue I have is an issue that occurred due to a payroll discrepancy. I was not offered solutions or answers for my issue. I was given excuses and fingers pointed in every which direction.

    Advice to Management

    You guys are doing wonderful. Empathy is taught to the csr but it should also be used amongst peers.


  5. "Benefits Admin Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Benefits Analyst in Taguig (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Benefits Analyst in Taguig (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    active environment; for minimum of 3 hours overtime and given past 10pm, you're entitled a free taxi ride home; flexi schedule

    Cons

    some work not properly distributed; not enough associates for our team; overtime is normal

    Advice to Management

    efficient work management and leaders concern for the welfare of their associates


  6. "Great company but with heavy work load"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson as an intern

    Pros

    Interesting team, friendly work atmosphere

    Cons

    Heavy workloads and uncompetitive salary


  7. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Good work life balance
    -Great people to work with
    -Ability to move-up in the company if initiative is shown

    Cons

    -Poor medical benefits
    -Only going to get a 3.5% salary increase regardless of performance

    Advice to Management

    -Keep up the good work on engaging employees.
    -Provide additional professional development

  8. "Good company"

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

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    Solid, brilliant people working here toward a common goal.

    Cons

    Innovation on the software front has been lagging but looks to be improved over the next year.


  9. "Actuarial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Actuarial Analyst in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    people are easy to work with

    Cons

    workload can get very tight


  10. "GBC team"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Benefits Center Analyst
    Current Employee - Global Benefits Center Analyst

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours. Good study PTO. Everyone gets along very well, great group of colleagues.

    Cons

    Not many possibilities of promotion.


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