Prudential plc Reviews

Updated 14 March 2015
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Pros
  • Good working environment and friendly management (in 6 reviews)

  • Work-life balance with flexible working hour (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / life balance is dismal in these areas and stress levels very high (in 4 reviews)

  • Long working hours and a very demanding place - which at times may compromise your work-life balance (in 3 reviews)

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  1. awesome, after school days, best times of my life!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    brilliant training, equal opportunities, recognise and reward hard work. flexible working and the best in the business

    Cons

    fair but firm employers that recognise the loyalty of employees

    Advice to Management

    re-employ me!

  2. A great experience in a growing company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    Very fast paced which challenges communication

    Advice to Management

    communication opportunity

  3. Helpful (1)

    Bad leadership - more personal short term focus, than long term people and company viability focused

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    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    business in good position for growth due to good decisions made prior to financial crisis of 2008/9

    Cons

    Poor management - highly political, egotists, focussed on short term gain, not focused on people

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  5. Highly hoerarchcal structure and very old technology

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good bonus and benefits but lack of work life balance.

    Cons

    communication from top to bottom is lacking. So the message will not reach to org structure. 1920 technology company

    Advice to Management

    Be open and communicate message to all levels and be compliant.

  6. Okay experience, but culture is a less than desired.

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    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA (US)
    Former Employee - Management in Dubuque, IA (US)

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Company to work for as it does recognize work/life balance. Flexibility, benefits, work-life balance, co-workers, first line management, training, employee development,

    Cons

    lack of promotional opportunites, failure to advance, higher management seemed disconnected, sales force driven, Management seemed a bit aloof

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your down stream employees

  7. offers great work life balance, travel opportunities, employee friendly environment

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    work-life balance is just great

    Cons

    promotions are mostly politics driven, compensation is not that great

  8. Good colleagues and good culture

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Prudential plc as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Westernized management
    Nice colleagues
    Staff are treated very well and treated generously
    Great international exposure, probably because I worked in regional office

    Cons

    Tasks are a bit boring and tedious
    Sometimes I am very free, but sometimes I can get very very busy, some colleagues may need to work during weekends

  9. Data Processing for reports, statistics, campaign, Data analysis.

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    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Study from managers' experience, self - study, pressure to improve. Good benefit for employee.

    Cons

    Less collaboration, restructure many times in short period, someone work hard but someone lazy and push their accountability to others.

  10. Marketing Manager

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good development condition for career path and profession. Friendly environment. Acceptable package + benefits.

    Cons

    I feel the leadership is somewhat more conservative than future oriented.

    Advice to Management

    Please put more emphasis toward rapid social economical and technological transition because the company is running in quite traditional ways.

  11. Complex organisation with long term potential

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Great team, international environment, CEO has clear strategic thinking

    Cons

    Highly political, very siloed, UK feel they are the underdog in comparison to the Asia region which impacts morale

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