Marsh & McLennan Companies
3.1 of 5 267 reviews
www.mmc.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

Marsh & McLennan Companies Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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3.1 267 reviews

                             

71% Approve of the CEO

Marsh & McLennan Companies President & CEO Daniel S. Glaser

Daniel S. Glaser

(76 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "They try to respect work/life balance in many positions (not all)"
    in 24 reviews
  • "Good benefits - particularly the health insurance"
    in 15 reviews
Cons:
  • "Noone is recognized except top producers ands senior management"
    in 12 reviews
  • "long hours and not the best management structure in place"
    in 8 reviews
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Great place to grow a diverse career

Human Resources (Former Employee)

I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLot of great people to work with, very diverse skill sets and capabilities to learn from. Great opportunities to move within the businesses if you want to

ConsToo cost focused at times on things that undermine the culture and make people feel disengaged

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Professional and Second to None.

Senior Account Executive (Current Employee)
Sydney

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than 3 years

ProsProfessionalism and expertise locally here in Australia in the Construction realm is second to none. Working environment is social and professional.

ConsCommitment to clients is great, but career development for employees i.e. wanting to move overseas has been hit with continue barriers. I would think that career development and a global perspective would be sought after, however it has proved hard to come by when choosing to move OS.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Marsh

Assistant Vice-President (Current Employee)
Sydney

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies

ProsMarsh & McLennann has provided some great opportunities to work with some very experienced brokers. MMC Clients are very interesting.

ConsManagement lack of recognition that staff are performing. There are some really great employees but the lack of recognition has a negative effect on performance.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement to actually interact and talk to staff about concerns. Management to action the concerns of employees versus saying we have listened to your concerns and nothing evolves.

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies

ProsGreat folks and culture f

ConsNot very exciting environment n

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Be patient

Placement Specialist (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than a year

ProsLargest broker in the world. Segmented groups allow for greater focus and expertise. The majority of employees have positive attitudes and enjoy what they do. Numerous employees that left the firm have come back proving that the grass isn't always greener.

ConsCorporate structure can be slow at times. Not necessarily a con, but you will need to be patient to see large pay increase.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Stable company with good opportunities for growth.

Financial Analyst (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat leadership. The location and overall benefit package is great. Dan Glaser has done a great job of turning this company around.

ConsThe performance review process needs to be improved. Hard to determine how colleague progress is being measured. There needs to be more objectivity in evaluating performance.

Advice to Senior ManagementSome key leaders are out of touch.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company

Senior Vice President (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood top leadership.
Strong brand
Large organisation
Good pay and benefits

ConsA little unimaginative
Weak middle management
Obsessed with financial targets and numbers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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its ok, not the worst job in the world

Local Technology Coordinator (Current Employee)
Saint Louis, MO (US)

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than a year

Prosdecent pay, nice boss, lots of PTO , ok benifits, pension plan

Consnot exposed to enough new tech

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Salary Good, but too internally focused

Client Advisor (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL (US)

I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSalary is good, local management is great, but corporate focus on internal processes and procedures makes client service a secondary goal, if that. Driven to automate to drive down costs and increase shareholder value.

ConsInternal focus, lack of support, systems that do not work but employees are encouraged and rewarded for saying that they do. Spin machine in full use at all times.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet back to what Marsh was known for. Superior people, superior service, and work-life balance for colleagues.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Horrible, not at all what i sold during the interview process.

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Urbandale, IA (US)

I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time for more than a year

ProsCorporate Structure
On Site Cafe
Broad locations worldwide

ConsPay/Rewards
Politics - For success you must join in with the fake management onboard. I refused to play on the team.
Too much red tape, very management heavy. It takes 5 weeks to get anything done
Lots of waste- management, processes, system
Systems and programs are from 1990 or earlier

Advice to Senior ManagementMaybe work to remove some of the inefficient management from the top and things will shift in the right direction.
Invest in your technology, 1990 systems should be long gone if you want to become an winning organization.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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