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Prudential plc Reviews

Updated Jul 22, 2014
Prudential plc – Central District – “Prudential meeting room”

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3.2 36 reviews

100% Approve of the CEO

Prudential plc Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam

Tidjane Thiam

(7 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Company with care and love

    Financial Consultant (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsWork-life balance with flexible working hour.
    Team sprit with love and caring team members.
    Job motivations e.g. Year end bonus, travel package.

    ConsNarrow customer sources due to personal networking or insufficient client-based activities.
    Highly competitive industry.

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

     

    Needs to address bullying

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsCompetitive financial packages and investment in staff. A large company which allows employees room to develop or change their skill set.

    ConsA blind eye is turned to senior managers who enjoy bullying, intimidatory tactics. Work / life balance is dismal in these areas and stress levels very high.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCloser attention to, and zero tolerance of, areas where bullying and hierarchical rule is routine. Let's protect Pru 's good name.

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    senior management

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsFlexible employer who is fair but demands their pound of flesh. Good staff relations and excellent benefits.

    ConsIt can be very political at senior levels and is a lot more ruthless at these levels. Heavily regulated which can be frustrating at times.

    Advice to Senior Managementremove some of the politics. Encourage people to do the best for the company not what is just right for them.

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

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    Manager (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsGood Company values, some great people, they invest in their people's training and they have a good renumeration scheme.

    ConsQuality of management can be inconsistent, work life balance can also easily start to erode.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet the performance management system working properly, should be a fantastic incentive for staff, it's not, it's a chore. Get rid of poor performers, no matter their seniority, quickly.

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

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    Extremely hierarchical with outdated management style

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsRelatively good benefits including pension and Share options.

    ConsHighly sexist and very hierarchical organization that does not support employee development or growth. Promotions will likely need to be sought outside the company. Culture of blame, and lack of accountability on the part of Directors.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore focus needs to be put on having senior executives engage with staff, to increase employee morale, and offer more opportunity for 360 degree feedback to hold managers accountable.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Pros* One Team One Goal
    * Good solution-oriented management
    * Colleagues are treated like assets & are HEARD
    * Strong support & confidence from UK stake-holders
    * Helpful & supprotive collegaues

    Cons* Looked down upon by other verticals
    * Learning oppurtunities are very sterotyped (basic excel, letter writing, lateral thinking etc)

    Advice to Senior Management* Learning oppurtunities could be increased for high performing colleagues to create a future sourcing ground for other verticals

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat experience.
    Good people.
    Good exposure to the industry.
    Open to ideas from all.

    ConsCould take a while to move up the ranks.
    Lots of Excel can be involved - which is ok if you like Excel I guess!

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work!

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

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    Great place to work, young engaging workplace, flexible work life balance, good management support, challenging envt

    Risk Analyst (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsGood study support
    Loads of global opportunities
    Young engaging workplace and people
    Flexible work life balance
    Challenging environment
    Each day is a new learning opportunity
    Get recognised based on work, rather than seniority, which means young empathetic management
    Accessible senior management

    ConsNot very good HR policies

    Advice to Senior ManagementBorrow HR policies from Prudential UK and it would be a perfect place to work!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Ok if you want to plod along

    Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsCan be very flexible around location of work, working from home is acceptable for example

    ConsBig organisation with not much devolved decision making power. Tendency towards blame culture prevents people from being prepared to go out on a limb

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you don't have the time to consider the small things, give people the confidence to deal with them on your behalf.

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    Good

    MT-Analyst (Current Employee) Mumbai (India)

    ProsCompany values are strong and good

    Conssalary is a bit low

    Advice to Senior Managementpersonal growth

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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