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Marsh & McLennan Companies Reviews

Updated 19 February 2019
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Marsh & McLennan Companies CEO Daniel S. Glaser
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Pros
  • "The company really does strive to place work life balance for its employees" (in 44 reviews)

  • "great benefits, room for growth" (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "Due to restructuring in the department there was no work/life balance" (in 23 reviews)

  • "senior management always looking to cut costs, usually through laying off people" (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Managing Director"

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

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Market leader that will continue to set the pace

    Cons

    Highly competitive and maybe too pressured environment


  2. "Poor culture and diversity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time

    Pros

    Great at being flexible and supporting you through your exams - line manager was fantastic to work with on a personable level

    Cons

    Shocking culture and diversity in the London office, senior members of staff can seem condescending and bureaucracy actually stops you from getting any real work done - people love to just talk about other people

    Advice to Management

    We’re not in 1980 anymore, stop putting off young talent joining and sort out your pathetic culture

  3. "Absolutely Appauling Company"

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    Former Employee - Client Services in Letchworth Garden City, England
    Former Employee - Client Services in Letchworth Garden City, England

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Absolutely None Whatsoever It Was Awful

    Cons

    Treated like a 5 year old by everyone although highly qualified with over 30 years industry
    Company full of people in senior positions who have stayed there for years to move up
    Rubbish service to clients just not given the tools or time to do the job properly

    Advice to Management

    Close office as its a complete joke


  4. "Competitive salary - american culture"

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    Former Employee - Risk Management in London, England
    Former Employee - Risk Management in London, England
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It has competitive salary and benefits

    Cons

    Poor culture and high staff turnover


  5. "Broker"

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    Former Employee - Junior Broker in London, England
    Former Employee - Junior Broker in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good to have on the CV
    Good Pension
    Exposure to big clients

    Cons

    Small cog in a big machine
    Management are burdensome
    Remuneration isn't the best


  6. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Busineess Analyst in London, England
    Former Employee - Busineess Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company perks. Good work life balance. Very social

    Cons

    Too many management layers to get work done/signed off. Changing of direction all too often


  7. "Brill"

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

    Pros

    Fab staff benefits. Great salary

    Cons

    Long hours. On going training needed

  8. "Internal Audit"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time

    Pros

    Exposure to global countries and travel
    Good structure to progress up the ladder

    Cons

    Most political office atmosphere and lots of gossip not a welcoming environment
    Department didn't encompass the beliefs of diversity and inclusiveness even though they hired a range of individuals with different backgrounds the tone from the top in the form of comments and attitude is very poor
    Poor adaptation to changes in the industry

    Advice to Management

    Be open to new ideas


  9. "Has Great Benefits and Resources"

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    Current Employee - Client Advisor in Norwich, England
    Current Employee - Client Advisor in Norwich, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good pension and health plans available. Paid for all exams and qualifications while I was working and supported my studies.

    Cons

    Due to being such a large company, a lot of decisions and directions feel very impersonal. My case in particular, communication from management was very poor.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication and involvement. Represent your team rather than the wider company agenda.


  10. "Client Executive"

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    Current Employee - Client Executive in Norwich, England
    Current Employee - Client Executive in Norwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Marsh & McLennan Companies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    People, training, development, products ,clients

    Cons

    Bad work life balance, resources issues.

    Advice to Management

    Pay us more and hire more staff.