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Updated 30 June 2018
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Aegon Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO Alexander R. Wynaendts
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  • "Senior Management - needs more direction and buy-in" (in 3 reviews)

  • "The job was sold as administrative work whilst on the phones, but it was a call centre job" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Love it here"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aegon full-time

    Pros

    Good colleagues to work with

    Cons

    Training could sometimes be better


  2. "Not for the career driven"

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    Former Employee - Administrator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Administrator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aegon full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Canteen is good quality
    - Co-workers were always friendly

    Cons

    - No loyalty to senior team members who have been within the business/team for years
    - False promises are a daily occurrence
    - Will only be able to progress if 'Your face fits'
    -Very 'Cliquey'

    Advice to Management

    Address your "reward and recognition" if you want to retain the experience and expertise of senior staff who know they can paid a lot more elsewhere for a lot less stress

  3. "Smart people, no winning culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aegon full-time

    Pros

    Well paid, good business, company open to experimenting. Nice and smart colleagues

    Cons

    Winning mentality is missing, too much talk too little action on key initatives.

    Advice to Management

    Create a sronger and winning culture. Accept different voices, incentive intrapreneurship.


  4. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aegon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary, easy work life.

    Cons

    Boring work didn't enjoy it.


  5. "CSR"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Aegon full-time

    Pros

    Car parking and nice building

    Cons

    Managers that are not qualified to mange people


  6. "Platform Services"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aegon full-time

    Pros

    Company Pension contributions are good

    Cons

    Glass ceiling; no room for improvement


  7. "Business Analyst - AEGON"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aegon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of variety in the role

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes when projects require

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Employer"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Platform Administrator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Current Employee - Platform Administrator in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aegon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great people, great customer focus, lots of exciting changes in the business

    Cons

    difficult to progress within organisation, poor pay in comparison with rest of market and operational changes are turning the platform into a call centre

    Advice to Management

    You need to address your reward and recognition if you want to retain the experience and expertise of SMEs who know they can paid a lot more elsewhere


  9. "Platform Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Platform Administrator
    Former Employee - Platform Administrator
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aegon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The people were really friendly and always willing to help, the location was easily accessible and the building had good amenities .

    Cons

    The job was sold as administrative work whilst on the phones, but it was a call centre job.

    Advice to Management

    Be honest about the job role.


  10. "Good Place"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Former Employee - Delivery Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aegon (More than a year)

    Pros

    Canteen, interesting work, good culture, free parking

    Cons

    Needs some fresh ideas and people

    Aegon Response

    23 Oct 2017 – Social Media Manager

    We’re pleased to hear you had a positive experience here at Aegon and enjoyed the colleagues with whom you worked. We encourage everyone to voice new ideas and to make things happen. Thank you for... More


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