The Hartford Reviews | Glassdoor.ca

The Hartford Reviews

Updated 16 January, 2019
1,760 reviews

Filter

Filter


3.8
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
The Hartford CEO Christopher Swift
Christopher Swift
606 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
  • "Some added benefits of working at The Hartford include the work/life balance" (in 184 reviews)

  • "Collegial and good work from home policy" (in 114 reviews)

Cons
More Pros and Cons

  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriter
    Current Employee - Underwriter
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -company cares about its employees
    -benefits are very strong and attractive (401k savings, salary, pto all seem higher than industry average)
    -management is approachable
    -encouraging/supportive work environment/coaching environment
    -many long term employees at the company (this is the biggest sign of a good company)

    Cons

    -technology/systems, though there is a lot of attention on improving these

    Advice to Management

    -keep taking employee surveys seriously


  2. "Great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hartford, CT (US)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Great culture
    -Senior leadership is very engaging and personable (compared to competitors)

    Cons

    -Work/life balance (to be successful)

  3. "Ethical"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time

    Pros

    The Hartford is an ethical company and allows you to voice your ideas openly.

    Cons

    The work/life balance can be hard on occasion.


  4. "Leadership Development Program"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Early Career Leadership Development Program in Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Early Career Leadership Development Program in Hartford, CT (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great People
    -Positive Environment
    -Really flexible with time off, remote work, etc

    Cons

    -Older company, takes longer to get with the times
    -Slogged down by too many processes, takes a long time to get things done
    -Not all departments have clear structure for career progression


  5. "Medical Underwriter"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Medical Underwriter in Windsor, CT (US)
    Former Employee - Medical Underwriter in Windsor, CT (US)
    Recommends

    I worked at The Hartford full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for. Great benefits, great management, a lot of opportunity for growth.

    Cons

    out sourced position to India


  6. "Manager It"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Northeast, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Manager in Northeast, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Allows good work life balance. Treats employees fairly. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Being a legacy company things get slow.


  7. "Awesome company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Team work and employees satisfaction

    Cons

    Income is lower than similar positions

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing

  8. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Contract Analyst in Hartford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Contract Analyst in Hartford, CT (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work enviornment. People are great to work with as well

    Cons

    None - besides the travel time


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Unrealistic work expectations by management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Portland, ME (US)
    Former Employee - Case Manager in Portland, ME (US)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, good paid time off

    Cons

    Unrealistic work expectations, poor work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Take employee suggestions and ideas seriously


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Collegial and good work from home policy.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic divisions with limited organization exposure

    Advice to Management

    Engage employees