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Marsh Reviews

Updated Jul 28, 2014
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2.9 123 reviews

67% Approve of the CEO

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Peter Zaffino

(24 ratings)

52% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very good for work life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Good benefits, colleagues and collaboration across departments (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • stress levels are very high affecting work/life balance (in 4 reviews)

  • Upper management was changed without warning and layoffs came out of the blue (in 6 reviews)

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    Account Manager

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat resources, very talented people, exposure to great clients. Brand name in the industry and the opportunity to work on significant projects.

    ConsA 9 to 5 culture, lots of legacy employees, very disparate levels of talent. No compensation transparency, the office is too small for personal growth

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Generally agreable but my qualities have not been recognized.

    Technical Assistant (Current Employee) Montreal, QC

    ProsEmployment conditions, insurance, flexibility and the opportunity to learn and progress within the company. The working environment can be relaxed and friendly.

    ConsPecking order, treated badly by other employees, no cohesive happy working environment.
    Outright lies regarding opportunities that are available for promotion.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork to create a happy environment to employees. Efforts in this direction are currently being taken based on voluntary payments by employees. Managment should see this as an investment they should make.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Surety Specialist (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsEducational benefits, and overall benefits. Career opportunities.

    ConsLarge company culture and bureaucracy

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to all levels of employees

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

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    Unlimited resources, just not directed correctly.

    Advisory Specialist (Current Employee)

    ProsNice people, flexible schedules allowing for work life balance. Plenty of resources to help with any issues. Continuous efforts to improve the way we do business.

    ConsUnable to successfully execute any major initiatives, which while appearing to be good steps forward, take us backwards and gets employees totally frustrated and not wanting to support new projects.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake people, senior people, accountable for failed roll outs.

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

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    Was primarily an excellent experience, but company is changing how it does business.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat colleagues and clients who are true experts in their field and an honor to work with.

    ConsWork/life balance is lacking. Morale is being affected.

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    Great people; lackluster pay

    Project Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsI think the people at Marsh are great. It's generally a good environment where people work hard but have a sense of humor and are socially fun.

    ConsThe salaries seem average at best. Definitely not known to be high payers. Try to get in at a high salary because even the merit raises are weak.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive your top rated employees better pay. The recognition in this area is poor.

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

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    Many fine, talented people that are frustrated by lack of leadership

    Senior Vice President (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsResources, talent, bench strength, market leverage, collaborative

    ConsToo many initiatives that never get completed. Basic accounting, invoicing and reporting is below par

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Terrible and you will feel like you're accomplishing nothing daily

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere really are none, discounted food? If you get lucky, your manager may actually want to train you. Good de minimis fringes

    ConsCompany does nothing right, low pay and no responsibility, oftentimes you will find employees just sitting around chatting doing nothing because they have nothing to do

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to trust and compensate your employees, stop making managers managers because they know the CEO

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

     

    fair place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosbenefits time off hours

    Conschange of leadership regularly.

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    In the beginning of my career at Marsh - Enjoyable job and nice people at Marsh.

    Client Representative II (Current Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGreat Benefits and pay. Many holidays. Working with large accounts and good people.

    ConsPoor Management and lots of favoritism. You are a just a number at Marsh as no job security. They lay off good employees and keep others for no good reason. I worked hard and received great reviews and praise but got laid off with other people. I thought my job was secure and was shocked about getting the axe.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention to your most valuable asset - Your employees.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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