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Munich Re Reviews

Updated 18 January, 2019
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  • "Sometimes slow and undynamic decision making" (in 6 reviews)

  • "Business model is being challenged" (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Great benefits
    - Great environment

    Cons

    Would prefer more one on one with senior managers to talk about growth


  2. "Actuary"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great work culture and upper management

    Cons

    Compensation was not high enough for the amount of experience

  3. "Working"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Munich Re full-time

    Pros

    A large multinational company financially stable

    Cons

    Unreliable management and commitment to the Canadian marketplace


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Competitive and creative working atmosphere"

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    Current Employee - Innovation Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Innovation Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Innovative company
    - Great work ethics and culture
    - International business

    Cons

    - Limited Growth Expertise in traditional business area


  5. "Excellent company with great opportunities."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities, good work environment and strong technical training.

    Cons

    Very large organization and there can be silo thinking.


  6. "all good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time

    Pros

    everything is good, good environment

    Cons

    can not think of anything


  7. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time

    Pros

    professional development, salary, work/life balance

    Cons

    career path is undetermined, often reorganizations

  8. "Actuarial"

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

    I have been working at Munich Re full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment, great employee benefits

    Cons

    Decision process is not very transparent, hard to make career advancement


  9. "Careful about standardization"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Small staff size; great benefits; very smart actuaries.

    Cons

    Restructuring and Standardization globally can smother morale.

    Advice to Management

    The Toronto office (Life) was unique and very efficiently run. Standardization is a morale killer.


  10. "N/A"

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    Former Employee - Data Management Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Data Management Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Compensation with amazing location in DT

    Cons

    It is a contract position: less than one year

    Advice to Management

    I do not have any advice to management