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Willis Towers Watson Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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Pros
  • Best company to provide work life balance (in 126 reviews)

  • Managers have a grown up attitude and are more than happy for you to work from home (in 40 reviews)

Cons
  • It can be tricky to maintain work / life balance (in 133 reviews)

  • can be exposed to long hours of work or shifting schedules; uncertain career path (in 76 reviews)

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  1. "Opportunites"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    They provide ample opportunities to develop and promote employees.

    Cons

    Egoism in upper management has developed a disconnect in some employees based upon whether they were Willis or Towers Watson employees before the merger.

    Advice to Management

    Further emphasize key employee retention


  2. "Seasonal"

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    • Culture & Values
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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson as a contractor

    Pros

    Love the people and the fact you are helping people

    Cons

    Seasonal positions with a good call back ratio

  3. "Great company with awesome office"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Beautiful office in the PPG building in downtown Pittsburgh. The other employees are amazing and its great having people around. The training is extensive and the upper management is polite.

    Cons

    This was the most boring job I have ever had. Great pay great everything. It was just really boring.


  4. "Senior Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative environment, highly engaged coworkers, culture that supports career development

    Cons

    Larger company now runs risk of becoming less connected to workforce


  5. "Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent teams and company resources. Opportunity for personal development.

    Cons

    Slow to implement changes due to size of company.

    Advice to Management

    Provide clear personal development plans to associates.


  6. "great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Best intern experience i have ever had

    Cons

    There was nothing bad i could report


  7. "Great experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson as an intern

    Pros

    Learned a lot
    Started my career
    Great people
    Friendly environment

    Cons

    Strict dress code
    Awkward location
    Expensive vending machine

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

  8. "Recommend"

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    Former Contractor - Operations Administration in Richardson, TX
    Former Contractor - Operations Administration in Richardson, TX

    I worked at Willis Towers Watson as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, pay is good, great training.
    Always encouraged to do your best and be the best.

    Cons

    If you're not a permanent employee, you get laid off at the end of every season.


  9. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson full-time

    Pros

    Great technology and flexible schedule

    Cons

    PTO policy could be better


  10. "Benefits Counselor"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Benefits Counselor in Richardson, TX
    Current Contractor - Benefits Counselor in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Willis Towers Watson as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary / Bonuses
    During Enrollment Season you have the opportunity of unlimited overtime depending on call volume
    Professional Environment
    Business casual work attire

    Cons

    No benefits unless you are there for 3 or more seasons or "permanent"
    The position is only seasonal
    Unpaid vacations unless you are "permanent"

    Advice to Management

    Hire more associates "permanently"
    Have a longer training period for new advisors/ counselors and a shorter training period for experienced or tenured advisors/ counselors


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