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Client Advisor (Current Employee) Washington, DC (US)

ProsGreat access to data/industry expertise and resources. Marsh has a capability that is beyond compare in these areas.

ConsMarsh has developed minimum standards for servicing placements. Some of these requirements are excellent and obviously needed. However, as far as servicing to the individual client, it often gets in the way of what might be in the best interest of the client by burdening the team with administrative work which hinders servicing needs.

Advice to Senior ManagementMarsh's practice of promoting from within is commendable. However, great insurance brokers do not make great managers. Often they are placed within the position without being prepared for the human relation requirements that are needed for the position. I would like to see training provided to these managers so they are prepared with the tools for the job. Invest in the human capital and they will take care of you.

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    Sales (Current Employee) London, England

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


    Pros: Great resources and lots of knowledgeable people. A Who's Who of clients. Very strong and leading with large global/complex accounts. Specialty side of business is… Cons: Extremely expense reduction focused. At least annual reductions in staff (sometimes 2x a year)... tend to stay around 70-80 so not published and these are… Advice to Senior Management: Listen without retribution and respect different views, not just people saying… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Not a meritocracy by any measure

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) London, England

    I worked at Marsh full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: They have a subsidised Starbucks Some really talented colleagues Cons: An indifferent HR function Many jobsworth 'company men' Advice to Senior Management: Promote people who are good at their jobs BEFORE they decide to leave the… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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