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Prudential plc Reviews

Updated 22 February 2015
Updated 22 February 2015
52 Reviews
3.5
52 Reviews
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Prudential plc Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam
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Review Highlights

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.  

    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

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and grow

    Cons

    Very fast paced which challenges communication

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    communication opportunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    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

    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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your down stream employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    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)

    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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    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)

    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.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    Marketing Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

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

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    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Pros

    work-life balance is just great

    Cons

    promotions are mostly politics driven, compensation is not that great

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    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

  10.  

    Super flexible hours,

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Extremely flexible hours
    Great People
    Insane pay if one possess a solid network

    Cons

    Small basic salary
    Requires one to have a

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