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Great in the beginning but it is a shrinking company.

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Former Employee - IT Professional  in  Hartford, CT (US)
Former Employee - IT Professional in Hartford, CT (US)

I worked at The Hartford full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Good compensation. Work from home available in many areas. Great co-workers.

Cons

This is a shrinking company which has and continues to let go hundreds of people in the past several years to offshore companies or by virtue of divestiture. The threat of being laid off is constant and affects employees morale.
There are little to no advancement opportunities, especially for women. Gender bias was a frequent observation.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be careful to monitor the quality of service being delivered to the customer in the midst of transformation.
When a company is shrinking at the rate HIG is this may be difficult but make attempts, even if small, to provide opportunities for advancement.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for The Hartford

  1.  

    Used to be good but since 2008, morale and employee-treatment parallels their stock price

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The people are friendly and generally good to work with. Work-from-home capabilities is nice.

    Cons

    Computer tracking, even for salaried employees. Outsourcing. Poor management decisions. "Manager musical chairs." The executive leadership members are entirely different than 3 years ago, as everyone has left.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make your employees and shareholders happy otherwise you will continue on your demise.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Interview for Claims

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    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster  in  San Antonio, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in San Antonio, TX (US)

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    well established company, but intensive process to get to the interview stage

    Cons

    Interview was tough, alot of in depth questions, and very detailed. The interview lasted about a hour long, and there was two people asking questions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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