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Assurant Reviews

Updated Jun 21, 2019

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3.2
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55%
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75%
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Alan Colberg
264 Ratings
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  • "Health insurance coverage sucks (although if you are a single person its very cheap)(in 41 reviews)

  • "A lot of turnover, especially with middle/upper management(in 38 reviews)

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  1. "Great culture to work in"

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    Current Employee - Actuarial Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great teamwork and ability to work with other departments

    Cons

    not enough guidance from upper management

    Assurant2019-02-14
  2. "Great place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      excellent and fair management and leadership team

      Cons

      slow advancement and must prove yourself extensively

      Assurant2019-01-14
    • "Claims Associate"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kingston, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Assurant

      Pros

      - Great management looking out for your future - Flexibility of hours - Room for growth within the company

      Cons

      - Training program was too long - High Turnover working in a call centre enviornment

      Assurant2018-10-23
    • "Good opportunity for a career in sales"

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      Former Employee - Sales Associate in Toronto, ON
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Assurant full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good lead generation Experience the province

      Cons

      No subsidization for travel and accommodation expenses

      Assurant2018-01-08
    • "Review"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Assurant full-time

      Pros

      Agile organization continually keeping pace with changing market place. Dynamic roles.

      Cons

      Constant change and continual restructuring resulting in employee instability. Outsourcing of work/positions.

      Assurant2017-09-20
    • "Comfortable and secure; lacking culture"

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      Current Employee - Client Program Manager in Toronto, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Positive Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      - supportive managers and teams - opportunity to work on high profile projects and with very smart people - secure and comfortable job - work/life balance is great

      Cons

      - not a place for young, ambitious professionals - not growth opportunities- most people stay in the same role forever - not a fun place to work; it's a typical, stuffy insurance company; internal culture is non-existant - pay is good but asking for a raise is very much against company culture; you have to wait for it to be offered - it takes a long time to get things done- people move very slowly and almost no one...

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      Advice to Management

      - understand the millennial workforce better and you'll attract (and retain) great talent

      Assurant2017-07-17
    • "Warranty"

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      Former Employee - Google Warranty Associate in Kingston, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Assurant

      Pros

      full time and benefits. Comfortable work space.

      Cons

      working weekends, holidays and very terrible hours/pay .. never have two days off in a row and schedule is constantly changing. Favouritism is also a big factor at this company.. and they tell you that you will move up in the company, but they put sticks in your wheels so that you are unable to because they have trouble finding employees that will actually stay. do not work for google warranty department, it is the...

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      Advice to Management

      treat your employees better, rewards and positive remarks go a long way, negativity doesn't.

      Assurant2017-02-28
    • "Senior Financial Analyst"

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      Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in North York, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Assurant

      Pros

      One of the fortune 500 companies. Big on system resources, customer service and good management.

      Cons

      Cost cutting and out sourcing jobs.

      Advice to Management

      Need to find a balance between increasing share holders value and employees welfare in achieving targeted ROI.

      Assurant2016-08-15
    • "Awesome place to work"

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      Current Employee - Full Time CCO Representative 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Assurant

      Pros

      Approachable and friendly management team, fun daily rewards, great co-workers, no physical or manual labor.

      Cons

      Sitting for long periods, not everyone who calls in is pleasent.

      Assurant2016-08-12
    • "Company review"

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      Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in North York, ON
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Assurant full-time

      Pros

      One of the fortune 500 companies, family friendly, good compensation, good management, overall a good company to work for.

      Cons

      It's a foreign branch of a US based company, small size company, not much room for advancement.

      Advice to Management

      Management is nice to employees, treat them well, casual not too formal.

      Assurant2016-07-15
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