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XL Catlin Reviews

Updated 13 September 2018
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  1. "Underwriting Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Sydney
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Culture
    Perks
    Prestigue
    Lean structure
    Access to managent

    Cons

    Office politics
    Egos
    Global company so overseas decisions influence Australia greatly

    Advice to Management

    Transparency


  2. "No Comments"

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    Current Employee - Process Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Process Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary and Perks, Nice people to work with(Bangalore)

    Cons

    Huge Discrimination (Delhi & Bangalore), Manager's Knowledge about the process is pathetic

    Advice to Management

    Avoid Discrimination based on language or region and try to treat people equally. Differentiate people based on knowledge, hardwork and intergrity

  3. "Senior Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    People oriented company
    Good employee benefits

    Cons

    Too much of preference to one location
    Growth Oly in terms of language know and place from which they are. For instance : People from Delhi get the best and people in Bangalore get the rest.

    Advice to Management

    Treat both the locations equally with equal opportunity and growth


  4. "Great to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility of work; nice environment and people; not extra workload; good location to work in; growing because of recent acquisition

    Cons

    the salary is kind of on the low side, with no compensation adjustment for relocation but bosses are good and will work best in your favor


  5. "Contracts Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at XL Catlin full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and room for growth

    Cons

    Instability after merger with AXA and management did not keep employees in the loop


  6. "Support Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XL Catlin full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    work from home option, good benefit program

    Cons

    Constant company buy out, layoffs


  7. "Product Manager"

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    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Niche sector, good growth prospects & healthy atmosphere. Opportunities to grow

    Cons

    A lot of internal restructuring goes on always taking the focus away from Delivery

    Advice to Management

    Trust Employees & do not try t micro manage

  8. "Limited mobility"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Operations Manager
    Current Employee - Assistant Operations Manager
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Innovative culture with fantastic employees

    Cons

    limited mobility unless you have a sponsor pulling you up the ladder

    Advice to Management

    Make it easier for employees to move around with the goal to retain employees


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    "Growth"

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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst In Policy Management in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst In Policy Management in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at XL Catlin full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Not all departments but almost all departments have very good growth opportunities. People love to get opportunities in working different areas.

    Cons

    Operations have very less growth opportunities as managers prefer their personal interest in employees and not thinking from employees development areas.

    Advice to Management

    Think about the employees development along with yours as every individual wants growth.


  10. "process specilist"

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    Former Employee - Process Specialist
    Former Employee - Process Specialist
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    salary, working environment, timings, benefits, worklife balance

    Cons

    promotions, management, workload, limited growth, opportunities.


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