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Great company overall but to many warning signs

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Worker's Compensation Adjuster  in  Syracuse, NY (US)
Former Employee - Worker's Compensation Adjuster in Syracuse, NY (US)

I worked at The Hartford full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

I can't say enough how great the benefits are, especially for salaried employees. Great amount of paid time off.

Cons

Local management tries to hard to impress the main office by consistently setting performance standards that exceed those set by the main office. The problem is that the main office has set the requirements based on objective review while the regional vice-president sets more aggressive goals to try and look better without any thought given to the virtual impossible work load created.

This has lead to a large downturn in moral. The RVP needs to acknowledge the level of dedication her staff is showing in their attempts to meet the standards they have set.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The main office needs to take a very close look at how the RVP's are implementing the goals set by the central office. In fact, they should not allow the RVP's to alter these goals without express approval and without specific reasons why the goals need to be different for the particular regional office.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    A great place to begin your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager III  in  Oklahoma City, OK (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager III in Oklahoma City, OK (US)

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Hartford does a good job of providing development training, skill training and leadership development.

    Cons

    Career opportunities are hard to come by if you are not located in the headquarter office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to spread the talent development to remote sites.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    PTO is fantastic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of PTO + purchase option

    Cons

    If you're an internal candidate you have lower salary increases than external candidates

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Raises!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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