Chubb Corp

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Chubb Corp Reviews

Updated 27 February, 2015
Updated 27 February, 2015
193 Reviews
3.7
193 Reviews
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Chubb Corp Chairman, President, and CEO John D. Finnegan
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work life balance is very good and the compensation package is quite good (in 27 reviews)

  • Good Benefits including health insurance , Decent Bonus (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Few opportunities for advancement unless you are in the "inner circle (in 8 reviews)

  • Company promotes work life balance, but doesn't seem to readily give it (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great company to work for. Lots of benefits.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Premium Accounting Specialist in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Premium Accounting Specialist in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Chubb Corp full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pack of benefits. Great environment. Good accounting team.

    Cons

    Management need more training in how to deal with people.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Great corporate work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chubb Corp full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly culture allows for a great work-life balance

    Cons

    Work can become fairly repetitive

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Commercial Underwriting Associate

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commercial Underwriting Associate in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Commercial Underwriting Associate in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Chubb Corp full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great working environment, friendly team, nice management very flexible, fun staff outings.

    Cons

    Never saw many opportunities for professional growth. Spent a lot of money commuting to Toronto for a salary that wasn't all that competitive.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Excellent managment, friendly coworkers

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chubb Corp

    Pros

    - Offers great perks for employees, including fun company employee week, professional growth opportunities and constant focus on employee happiness

    Cons

    the professional growth is often more difficult than it seems

  6.  

    Good as a stepping stone...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Accounting in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Accounting in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Chubb Corp full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent work/ life balance
    Lots of freedom

    Cons

    Poor structure & lots of work that can be automated is being done manually

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Great culture, solid training, awesome people, competitive salaries, lots of responsibility

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Underwriter in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Underwriter in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Chubb Corp full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    As an Underwriter:
    -Lots of responsibility from day 1
    -competitive pay and good bonus potential
    -great people; I no longer work there but have many close friends still with the company
    -fantastic training relative to competition

    Cons

    -Difficult to move upward;
    -limited global opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus more on non-underwriting, value-add opportunities like integrating all IT systems onto one platform;
    take more admin duties off of underwriters' hands and push to other groups. Underwriters should spend as much time as possible with high-level account management and with business development.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good company with good people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Chubb Corp

    Pros

    Everyone is very nice and polite. The work culture puts importance on social activities and giving back to the community. Great place if you are planning on becoming a lifer (they reward and celebrate the number of years you stay with the company and pension is good). They do pay for performance and pay competitive to the market. Also, there is no discrimination between women and men - you see equal representation in senior leadership.

    Cons

    If you are the type to question authority and always strive for improvement, this may not be the right company for you. Though their products are quite innovative, the culture itself can be quite conformist. Image is extremely important (for some this my be positive, for some a negative). Tradition is also important (again depending on who you are, this could be good or bad - I put it as a con because I am someone that loves to continuously learn new things therefore I tend to like less traditional approaches to solving problems to stimulate my mind).

    Recommends
  9.  

    Gold standard Insurance Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Chubb Corp full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Corporate culture is great - very supportive. This is the best place in the insurance industry to learn insurance as a young person starting his or her career. Very diverse organization. National and Global reach. One of the top four markets in each niche that they participate in, which allows for some operating leverage in the marketplace. Leadership is strong - does a good job of communicating the vision and direction of the company. Work life balance and flexible arrangements are available.

    Cons

    Has become a very flat organization - one needs to find their niche and brand themselves early on in order to move up. Not as easy to rise as it was 10 years ago, but that means that those that are getting ahead are better suited for the success in the future. Comp is fair but other less established players will typically pay more.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Underwriter
    Current Employee - Underwriter

    I have been working at Chubb Corp full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great environment and office culture. Lots of flexibility.

    Cons

    Company should value more professional development and growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide more opportunities to existing employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Top Notch Organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Claims Examiner
    Current Employee - Claims Examiner

    I have been working at Chubb Corp (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management keeps employees in the loop, high ethics/standards, pleasant work conditions

    Cons

    Annual raises are usually minimal

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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