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Hard to generalise.

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Prudential plc

Pros

Leading player in Asia - huge variety in market development/opportunities/challenges as Prudential has insurance and funds businesses in 12-13 markets, from Middle East, through to developing markets like Vietnam and mature markets like Korea and Hong Kong. There are also JVs with major financial groups in China and India. Opportunities for a wide range of market/business experience

Cons

Politics and frequent re-organisations. Some markets/functions have very talented and inspiring leaders/staff, but others are consumed by politics. Office can be very clique-y and gossipy. Also, expected to be on call 24-hours (though this depends on team/boss)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More objective and constructive advice and help with career. Right now, it is hard to generalise the experience because it seems like it really varies by department. Maybe more accountability for senior management would create a fairer and more inclusive environment overall.

No opinion of CEO

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    People management is key for Prudential

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Manager

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Good regional network, federated model so local entities are relatively independent, and yet able to leverage on expertise across the region.

    Cons

    Generally, local business has poor human resource management with insufficient attention towards on executive training and development, or cross-placements.
    Promotions are handed out based on years of service, or to fill out gaps at the top, rather than assessment of an individual's real competency or capability to lead.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leverage on Prudential's global footprint - across insurance and asset management - in order to groom and grow your talent pool.

    No opinion of CEO
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    Hard Woking

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager  in  Seoul (South Korea)
    Former Employee - Accounting Manager in Seoul (South Korea)

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Pros

    You can get career advantage in your career path. Prudential is providing most intesive environent. If you go to senior managerial level, you could get reward from company. Prudential has many affilates in the world. if you prove yourself, you can get a some opportunity to grow at anywhare. Prudential's strengthen is asset management and VUL products. Insurance products have combined with funding.

    Cons

    pretty hard work. a lot of overtime work. a lack of benefits for employee. need to deveop system. that means a lot of work had done mannually. complicated and unnesessary policies. need to improve business manner

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give employees feedback fairly and correctly. Feedback could give them motivation.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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