AIG
2.9 of 5 500 reviews
www.aig.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

AIG Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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2.9 500 reviews

                             

68% Approve of the CEO

AIG President & CEO Robert Benmosche

Robert Benmosche

(216 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good working hours, good work life balance if you are working in a good department"
    in 32 reviews
  • "has a work from home program that enables employees to work from the comfort of their own home"
    in 13 reviews
Cons:
  • "opinions/suggestions are not easy to get pass to senior management team"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Long hours - No work life balance"
    in 7 reviews
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Very professional and attentive

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AIG

ProsThe were really informed and took time looking at my candidature before the interview

ConsStressful because I did my interview with my competition

It was like speed dating I met 5 people for a half hour each, I wish it were longer

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Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
Montreal, QC

I have been working at AIG full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCompetitive Salary and that's the one thing that I can think of.

ConsBonus rating / Systems / Internal communication / Training

Advice to Senior ManagementThe focus should be more on the people working in the company and not on how profitable they are or can be. Happy empoyees are productive and loyal employees.

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

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Not for me

Underwriting Assistant (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at AIG

ProsJob function is very defined.

ConsBig company, too many people. You are just a number.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeeds to take care of their employees

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No Growth

Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at AIG full-time for more than 10 years

ProsI meet nice people here with long lasting friendships

ConsNo growth within the company at all.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Valuable experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AIG

ProsCulture is very friendly and people are very approachable.

ConsIf you get a good manager you learn a lot.

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Good

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Jersey City, NJ (US)

I have been working at AIG full-time for more than 5 years

ProsPlenty of projects, domestic and international.

ConsVery high stress environment. Lot of Operational changes.

Advice to Senior ManagementVery top heavy organization

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

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Depending on the sr leadership team, the experience can be a wonderful one or a challenging one.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AIG for more than 5 years

Prosentrepreneurial spirit; global orientation; long standing international dominance.

Consnot given the right tools (resources, funding) to be impactful at your job

Advice to Senior ManagementReward consistent talent; hold people accountable.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Tread Carefully

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AIG

ProsGood name on your resume-- and depending on your position, could be good experience

ConsManagement layoffs and reorganizations are rabid and constant change is out of control

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus more on long-term and keep good people by assigning them to new areas instead of just cutting on NY mandates. Eliminate forced HR reviews and scoring system.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to start a career

Underwriter (Current Employee)

I have been working at AIG full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexible work hours which compliment your work/life balance.

ConsManagement structure is cumbersome and salary is only competitive to new hires. Raises have not been offered since 2008.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest in you employees on all levels. It is not 2008 anymore.

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

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great experience for fast pace work enviroment

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at AIG full-time

ProsTraining is always available for those that want to excel in their career with AIG

ConsWorking with people that are lazy and only want a pay check

Advice to Senior ManagementTry looking at more ex-employee resume's since most of them you downsize.

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

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