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Happy, Excellent place to work

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Current Employee - Technology  in  Scranton, PA (US)
Current Employee - Technology in Scranton, PA (US)

I have been working at Prudential

Pros

Excellent team structure
Excellent compensation
Work life balance is incredible
Great communication between Senior level and entry level employees

Cons

As any IT job, chance to be outsourced
Opportunity for mid level technology jobs limited

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep it up!

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst experience of my professional career- run as fast as you can, unless your in sales and make 6 figures a month

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    Former Employee - RHC  in  Shelton, CT (US)
    Former Employee - RHC in Shelton, CT (US)

    I worked at Prudential

    Pros

    Work life balance, no one works in office on Fridays-

    Cons

    Benefits extremely costly, manager was ineffective and destructive. People left dept due to this manager, left as in to another company, but no one addressed the issue-the manager. Created a deliberate chaotic environment, where this individual would say one thing to you one to one, another to the senior leader, and then not understand why you- me didn't get it. Forwarded VM's to the leader, and said leader would have no idea what this person was referring to? Just offensive

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wake up, . senior leaders in the group I worked with were too concerned of their reputation being marred to be effective

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    If you want to be treated like a 8 year old, this is your place.

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    Former Employee - Operations Associate  in  Fort Washington, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Operations Associate in Fort Washington, PA (US)

    I worked at Prudential

    Pros

    Great Work life balance, hours were fair and PTO given was decent.
    Benefits package very thorough, including paid tuition with little to no commitment.
    Easy job (if that's what you're into)

    Cons

    Most jobs arn't challenging, people stay there for years doing the same job.
    People aren't motivated to work hard, coworkers are only worried about covering their own butts.
    The monetary compensation is horribly low.
    The whole management structure is screwed up, too many managers whose only job is micro managing associates. Most of the managers are there because of length of working time, not leadership ability.
    The culture sucks! No one has any fun ever. It's go to work, process, go home. There is a tattle-tail culture, which is rewarded for some sick reason.
    The technology you have to use every day sucks. They refuse to pay contractors to create good systems, instead relying on internal IT people.
    Little/ no investment made in employees learning or development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of these unqualified/uptight managers. Get some people in who know how to run a professional organization. Prudential's slogan is "Have a talent mindset." Well that's impossible when you aren't willing to pay.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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