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Abe Lincoln must be rolling over in his grave.

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Current Employee - Professional (Prefer Not to Say More)  in  Fort Wayne, IN (US)
Current Employee - Professional (Prefer Not to Say More) in Fort Wayne, IN (US)

I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Excellent pay and benefits package including 401K

Free continuing education in financial/insurance and tuition reimbursement.

Fitness center

Generous amounts of paid time off (especially for me since I have almost 20 years of service)

Cons

Understaffed and overworked. My manager should NEVER be allowed to manage people. A lot of bullying micromanagement, manipulation, and profanity. Current manager does not seem to keep confidential personnel information about fellow employees confidential.

VERY outdated technology.

The company's multicultural program is manic.

The facility is outdated and shabby.

Upper management is either oblivious to the actions of its managers or is deliberately looking the other way.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Address the problem of rogue managers. They are a drain on productivity and you are losing valuable hardworking employees because of it.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Lincoln Financial Equity Risk Management

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    Former Employee - EQRM  in  Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Former Employee - EQRM in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I worked at Lincoln Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure to financial modeling, actuarial modeling and equity risk hedging. Excellent center city Philadelphia location convenient for driving or mass transit. Good working environment and office camaraderie. Mostly young office with many hardworking goal oriented people. Support for career development including educational reimbursement or time off while studying for professional certs

    Cons

    Can be a high pressure environment especially during periods of market volatility. Cultural fit is important and will work against you if you don't conform. Complicated financial models are stored in excel spreadsheets and emailed around with no concept of version control. Salaries are not competitive with financial services firms in NYC but are competitive for the Philly labor market.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No advice

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    A solid company with terrible politics.

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Radnor, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Radnor, PA (US)

    I have been working at Lincoln Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The pay is fair, though arguably lower than competition. Teams can be friendly, pretty talented workers, and respectable work/life balance and benefits. Stable company, as well, but a bit too complacent.

    Cons

    Extremely, extremely political. Expect to be shoved around by management and HR. You have to "fit" or you will not last. Double-standards across colleagues depending on if they like you or not, regardless of your work. Furthermore, technology is outdated, and the corporate office is far too corporate.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees are genuinely not happy, you will hear horror stories and politics, but people know HR is out to get them. Take a second look at equitable treatment, and this is coming from a current employee.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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