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Great company overall but to many warning signs

Worker's Compensation Adjuster (Former Employee) Syracuse, NY (US)

ProsI can't say enough how great the benefits are, especially for salaried employees. Great amount of paid time off.

ConsLocal management tries to hard to impress the main office by consistently setting performance standards that exceed those set by the main office. The problem is that the main office has set the requirements based on objective review while the regional vice-president sets more aggressive goals to try and look better without any thought given to the virtual impossible work load created.

This has lead to a large downturn in moral. The RVP needs to acknowledge the level of dedication her staff is showing in their attempts to meet the standards they have set.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe main office needs to take a very close look at how the RVP's are implementing the goals set by the central office. In fact, they should not allow the RVP's to alter these goals without express approval and without specific reasons why the goals need to be different for the particular regional office.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Waiting for the dust to settle

    Staff Internal Auditor (Current Employee) Hartford, CT (US)

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


    Pros: Despite all the change currently happening, there are still plenty of opportunities within the remaining lines of business. Managers are generally supportive and the company… Cons: Functions can be feel siloed, i.e. lines of communication between groups and functions tends to… Advice to Senior Management: Communication has been good, and the divestitures were handled well. It's hard to appease… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    OK company to work for but has a lot of areas that could be improved

    Compliance Specialist (Current Employee) Radnor, PA (US)

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


    Pros: flexibility. can work from home one day a week. 401k… Cons: no job security. poor career outlook and options. micro management… 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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