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Cigna Reviews

Updated 27 November 2014
Updated 27 November 2014
579 Reviews
3.3
579 Reviews
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Cigna President and CEO David Cordani
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good training for employees work life balance is embraced by management (in 60 reviews)

  • They provide very good training and I was lucky enough after a year to work from home (in 53 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is touted as important but not always a true priority (in 22 reviews)

  • Terrible Health benefits (Extremely High Deductible health) (in 18 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good all round company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cigna

    Pros

    exellent management and training scheme

    Cons

    limited in progression, can be repetitive.

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    IT Developer in Glasgow

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    Former Employee - IT Developer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - IT Developer in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Cigna full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly loyal colleagues who do their best in trying circumstances

    Cons

    An acceptance of bullying amongst middle management leading to a high turnover of staff. Very little career development or training. Poor compensation and little chance of meaningful review. Shockingly overcrowded and noisy work environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rip out and redesign entire middle management structure in IT. Move to new premises. Build a genuine meritocracy and end the nepotism.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Rather Boring and poor training

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    Former Employee - Benefit Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Benefit Analyst in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Cigna full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Staff worked with were fun, good away days. Overtime available, (however due to staff shortage) flexible working hours

    Cons

    Poor management, poor training, face fits then OK. us and them attitude from management. forced to work overtime to deal with workloads due to staff shortages due to high turnover of staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire proper middle management who have experience for job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Acceptable

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cigna full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Constant interaction with other countries (US, Belgium, China). Global projects.

    Cons

    There is no career at all.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest some money in the technologies that your teams need to work.

    Employees should be able to anonymously review their managers. This allows managers to get useful feedback and the result of these reviews should be taken into account for the annual review of these managers (e.g.: a manager with bad reviews from his employees should not get a good salary rise).

    Company policies and benefit package are quite disappointing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    overall ok

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Glasgow, Scotland
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Glasgow, Scotland

    I worked at Cigna full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    colleagues are great making the job more bearable

    Cons

    stressful job and benefit doesn't match the workload

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    "The salary you enter will almost not change"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Claims Manager in Glasgow, Scotland
    Current Employee - Claims Manager in Glasgow, Scotland

    I have been working at Cigna full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, growth and geographic opportunities. Multicultural and international experience. Ongoing training opportunities.

    Cons

    Poor internal communication. Business strategy made upon management decisions without any previous consideration of further consequences a part of pure monetary outcome.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve internal communication and care of employees. Recognition of internal talents.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great company !!

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Eligibility Analyst Senior Associate in Phoenix, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Eligibility Analyst Senior Associate in Phoenix, AZ (US)

    I have been working at Cigna full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I love my current role , mgrs are flexible and allow you to work from home in some instances , I receive training throughout the year for my role . Nice co workers .

    Cons

    At this time in my current role I don't have any. In other previous roles definately have had some . I am disappointed in the health benefits . Deductibles way to high , can't afford to go to the dr even with insurance . .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to do something regarding pay . People hired from the outside make more to start then current employees with 5+ years

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Great!

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    Current Employee - Applications Development Specialist in Bloomfield, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Applications Development Specialist in Bloomfield, CT (US)

    I have been working at Cigna full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Many opportunities at the company and great culture

    Cons

    Location is not the most desirable.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I like it

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Applications Development Senior Specialist in Bloomfield, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Applications Development Senior Specialist in Bloomfield, CT (US)

    I have been working at Cigna full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work/life balance, good people, room to grow. In most areas, productive individuals are given a great deal of freedom.

    Cons

    Very conservative and risk averse. Process heavy.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great marketing internship experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Cigna

    Pros

    Exposure to a lot of different projects and departments
    Learning opportunities & guest speakers
    Laid-back work environment
    Genuinely nice people who enjoy doing their jobs
    Good pay
    A lot of strong teamwork and collaboration

    Cons

    Most people who work their are 40+, so hard for younger employees
    Not a great system for on boarding
    Not a lot of communication from management-could be a pro, if you like doing your own thing!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More downward communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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