Marsh & McLennan Companies

  www.marsh.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Marsh & McLennan Companies Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

38%
22%
19%

Interview Experience  

60%
33%
5%

Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
64 candidate interviews
Relevance Date Difficulty
in

No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Associate Interview

Associate
Mumbai

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies in November 2011.

Interview Details Very transparent and open in providing all the information. Showed clear career path and answered in detail about the role of new joiners. Interview was formal and detailed, they were eager to listen and question were based from your answers. Overall very enriching experience but require lot of patience to survive those long interviews.

Interview Question – Sell yourself!   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Benefit Administrator Interview

Benefit Administrator

I applied online and interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Interview Details Standard questions, not really though provoking. Why are you leaving your current position? What do you like in a manager? What are your strengths and weaknesses?

Interview Question – There wasn't one   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There wasn't one


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Insurance Broker Interview

Insurance Broker
Wellington (New Zealand)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies in October 2010.

Interview Details 2 interviews, one phone, one face to face with HR manager over the telephone. All done quite casually as I was recruited by people I know for that particular role.

Negotiation Details – negotiated my salary based on the fact I had more experience and required less training


1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Client Representative Interview

Senior Client Representative

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Interview Details The hiring process can be lengthy but well worth it. I has 3 interviews, one by phone, the second one on one with the department manager and the last was with the department. I have to admit the interview with the department was very insightful as I was able to see the strong bond and relationships between the colleagues

Interview Question – The unexpected questions were why I was leaving a particular company who was very popular for turnover and what my commitment was to the company I was currently interviewing with.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – The company worked with me met many of my requests. They were fair. Officer titles were kept, and salary negotiations went smoothly.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Operations Analyst/Certificate Specialist Interview

Operations Analyst/Certificate Specialist
Austin, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies in June 2012.

Interview Details Online skills testing focuses on English and grammar, Online skills testing focuses on English and grammar, Online skills testing focuses on English and grammar, Online skills testing focuses on English and grammar

Interview Question – Can't think of any difficult questions that I was asked.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There is no negotiation.


4 people found this helpful

No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Insurance Specialist - Metro Casualty Advisory Interview

Insurance Specialist - Metro Casualty Advisory
New York, NY (US)

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies in March 2014.

Interview Details 3 wks. after applying via LinkedIn, received an afternoon e-mail scheduling a next morning phone screening interview. Face-to=face interviews were to begin the following week. Position was in NY, but interviewer was in Kentucky. Standard screening questions including "what kind of salary do you need?" The interviewer said that Marsh never includes salaries in job postings. She also made a remark about the cost of living in NYC, which led me to believe that the $50k-60k salary range that I suggested was too high. In addition, she mentioned, in response to my question, that they had a very large number or candidates. This gave me the impression that were in a position to be extremely selective.

Interview Questions

  • What do you like least about the insurance industry?   Answer Question
  • If I were to ask your former employer to describe an area where you need to improve, what would he or she say?   Answer Question
  • Why did you choose to apply for a position at Marsh, as opposed to other brokerages?   Answer Question
  • Do you consider yourself someone who likes to work independently or a team player? and why?   Answer Question
  • Rate your proficiency in Microsoft Excel from 1-10. How have you used Excel in the past year? What did you do? Rate your proficiency in .... interviewer went through every item listed under computer skills on my resume.   Answer Question

Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Processing Specialist Interview

Processing Specialist
Las Vegas, NV (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Interview Details I applied to this position internally. From the time that I applied on their official website to the my interview was almost three months. After the interview, it was another month before they let me know that I had the position. If you are applying externally, the length of time will be about the same; however, you will also have to undergo a very basic background check.

Interview Question – What makes you qualified for this position.   View Answer

Negotiation Details – No negotiation, they offer you the position at a certain pay; take it or leave it.


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Placement Specialist Interview

Placement Specialist
San Francisco, CA (US)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies in October 2012.

Interview Details Multiple interviews with numerous collegues. My first interview I met with 8 different people in small groups (2 at a time). Based on my prior industry experience (12+ years) most of the questions were about getting to know me. I was invited back for a second interview with upper management level collegues. Similar to the first interview session as I met them in small groups and was mostly asked about my working style, challenges I've faced in the work environment, etc.

Interview Question – Describe the biggest challenge you faced in your prior job. How did you address and find resolution to the challenge.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Negotiation is through a 3rd party that Marsh uses for hiring and backround checks. The process was easy as they agreed to the terms I asked for. Conduct a backround check.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Producer Interview

Producer

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Interview Details Very informal interview which puts you at ease, but be careful as it's still an interview! They schedule multiple interviews, the process takes months. You'll meet with at least 3-4 people if they decide you pass the "test'.

Interview Question – They ask a lot of questions about everything, and expect a lot of questions in return.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Summer TRAC Interview

Summer TRAC

Interviewed at Marsh & McLennan Companies

Interview Details Invited at career fair. I felt pretty good about the first round interview but wan't able to get into onsite.

Interview Question – What if you have a really demanding person on your team?   Answer Question

Worked for Marsh & McLennan Companies? Contribute to the Community!

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates who said that their interview experience was positive, neutral or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.