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Young sales people create an undercurrent of pressure to sell at all cost

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Former Employee - Financial Consultant  in  Singapore (Singapore)
Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)

I worked at Prudential plc full-time for more than a year

Pros

I'll say it first. If you are have to choose a career in insurance... it's objectively one of the best choices, this coming from someone who greatly dislikes the industry. That said, their products are costly, meaning often you find yourself selling a suboptimal package from a purely cost perspective
Learn very quickly
Builds confidence in people to high pressure
Training and pressure allows you to build strong bonds which may be the main thing that stops people in the industry from leaving

Cons

The job does not discriminate between working and off-work hours
A sense that you are exploiting your friends
A strong draw to push aside your morals

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Checks and balances + KPIs directly on the quality of sales culture being developed

Doesn't Recommend
Approves of CEO

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    Great company to work with, but with some issues about senior management team.

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Good pay, hassle free work environment, office politics not much tolerated.

    Cons

    Micromanaging senior management team, who pretends to know it all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your middle managers more.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    People are unhappy at work, the turnover rate is high

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Pros

    The reputation of the company, nice colleagues, good office location, hands-on job experience

    Cons

    not-so-good management style, limited on-the-job training, limited personal growth and career developments, uncompetitive compensation and benefits, bad work life balance, inflexible company culture, management are not open to improvements and changes, understaffed, not-so-good IT support

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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