Transamerica Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2020

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3.0
39%
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42%
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Transamerica President and CEO Mark W. Mullin
Mark W. Mullin
421 Ratings
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  • "Constant changes in upper management(in 37 reviews)

  • "Very low pay for the industry - small companies pay more at initial hire(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company - Employed in 2011"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and events for staff appreciation. Not very much in terms of mentoring or developing a career path for you. But, if you're motivated a go to them, they will listen.

    Cons

    Speaking to clients who were sold insurance products that they do not understand was difficult.

  2. "Financial Advisor"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Transamerica part-time

    Pros

    You have plenty of autonomy

    Cons

    Its commission based so not for everyone

  3. "Supervisor life operations"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    Great staff, good location

    Cons

    Senior management is difficult

  4. "Transamerica"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Transamerica

    Pros

    Great people, great location, many things to learn in a smaller company. Great hours.

    Cons

    many legacy issues, always have to waste time on inforce issue. pays is lower for long time employee. New ownership in Canada

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Project Manager"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Transamerica

    Pros

    Lots of internal training provided and annual budget for professional development. Ongoing employee events. Great lunchroom facility with plenty of microwaves, coffee machines, tables and chairs, sofas to watch TV. Good benefits and good location.

    Cons

    One side of business was not doing well (class action suit filed). Canada site was just a subsidiary so control / authority was in US with parent company in Netherlands. Monthly parking fee was high but no choice due to location. Too many mandatory meetings.

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  6. "Senior Project Manager"

    3.0
     in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Transamerica

    Pros

    Good work environment. Cooperative co-workers.

    Cons

    Maturity in management; Frequent organization change and managers

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Accountant"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Accountant in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Transamerica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Schedule is flexible, some external or internal education opportunities

    Cons

    hard working sometimes not pays off.

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  8. "Good environment to work at."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people you work with are great.

    Cons

    Too many layers of management

  9. "QA LEAD"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer In Test 

    I have been working at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    Your knowledge can be always helpful

    Cons

    do not have any words

  10. "New Business Associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cedar Rapids, IA

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

    Pros

    Onboarding training available for new employees. Good benefits. Big company with processes in place.

    Cons

    A lot of overtime during peak seasons

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