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Sussex Insurance Reviews

Updated 23 November, 2018
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  1. "headstart"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sussex Insurance full-time

    Pros

    originating company since feb 2011

    Cons

    same company since feb 2011


  2. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in North Vancouver, BC

    I worked at Sussex Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Paid lunch hour
    Birthday off with pay
    Commission

    Cons

    Long hours (12 hour shift)
    No overtime or banking hours
    Autoplan only
    Uniform requirement

  3. "Insurance Trainee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great People. And good location

    Cons

    Long hours. Can be really slow sometimes

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Unqualified Manager that uses intimidation"

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    Former Employee - Csr1 in Mission, BC
    Former Employee - Csr1 in Mission, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Sussex Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Close to home. Owners are great.

    Cons

    She lies and and is not qualified to run a business via her narcissistic attitude and prejudices and vanity . She can't remember and lacks personal accountability. Uses her staff then throws them away when she wants.

    Advice to Management

    Retire


  5. "Not recommended!"

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    Former Employee - Autoplan Agent in Kamloops, BC
    Former Employee - Autoplan Agent in Kamloops, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sussex Insurance full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible shifts, always something to do, great experience for new people with various transaction exposure pay is reasonable and benefits

    Cons

    Working evenings and weekends, staff can be toxic, averaging agreement means no lunches and no overtime straight pay, public shaming for mistakes, etc

    Advice to Management

    More hands on managing and development new methods, and brush up on rules and regulations at the workplace before things get worse


  6. "csr"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Sussex Insurance full-time

    Pros

    location was convenient in a grocery store

    Cons

    Poor wages, dishonest employees and management, employees actually stole from co-workers and management did nothing. suppose to be professional office, rules were ignored

    Advice to Management

    should actually know what the laws


  7. "Auto CSR"

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    Current Employee - Auto Customer Service Representative
    Current Employee - Auto Customer Service Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sussex Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot of walk in clients, always something to do.

    Cons

    Work Life Balance isn't great

  8. "Insurance Agent"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Abbotsford, BC
    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Abbotsford, BC

    I have been working at Sussex Insurance part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexable shifts. Not too busy.

    Cons

    Wages are lower than other insurance broker offices.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more incentives for the staff to make commisionable sales.


  9. "Poor Wages and Abusive Treatment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vernon, BC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vernon, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Sussex Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The schedule is decent enough but only if you enjoy 12 hour shifts. No such thing as work-life balance with this employer though.

    Cons

    The wages are disgracefully below industry standards. There is a complete lack of ethics in the way this business runs. Management seems to rule by harassment, intimidation and humiliation. The management refers to the office as a "family" but that extends only to treating the workers as children. At best, each employee may be called into the office several times a day to be chastised for their mistakes. At worst, even the simplest mistakes were the source of public shaming in front of one's colleagues, taking documents out of the "basket of shame" to humiliate them in front of the office. Employees are spoken down to and treated with no respect, and threatened that they will be fired if management finds out they posted a resume on a job site. There are egregious violations of human rights standards going on every day. Not worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Start treating your employees with the respect they deserve.


  10. "This is a rally bad place to work, don't work here!"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Agent in Mission, BC
    Current Employee - Insurance Agent in Mission, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Sussex Insurance (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I can't think of any except that it is close to home.

    Cons

    This is the cheapest, most poorly run insurance agency I have ever worked for. Absentee owners, and a very unprofessional inexperienced manager, that uses lies & intimidation to scare her employees & make herself look good. Terrible outdated equipment and programs. This place is an E & O waiting to happen.

    Advice to Management

    Spend the $$ and get a decent manager if you care at all about the growth of your business.