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Expensive

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Planner in Spokane, WA (US)
Current Employee - Financial Planner in Spokane, WA (US)

I have been working at MetLife full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Great atmopshere
Awesome training and leadership
Huge selection of financial products
Freedom to build your own practice

Cons

Over time you end up paying for everything. Your judgement gets clouded because if you don't sell MetLife life insurance or MetLife annuities, you won't get paid. Grid payout is based solely on your selling of MetLife products. As a planner (fiduciary), I shouldn't feel the pressure because of compensation, to recommend certain financial products that our proprietary. I feel like I have to be an annuity salesman to make a living

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't penalize reps compensation just because all situations don't require a "MetLife" product.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Not As Good As It Was

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Information Systems Consultant in Somerset, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Information Systems Consultant in Somerset, NJ (US)

    I have been working at MetLife full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Metlife was known for taking care of its employees in the past which has inspired tremendous loyalty among its employees. Work-life balance is good.

    Cons

    Increased focus on outsourcing and bottomline has decreased moral significantly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Refocus the company on its employees. Reward and promote employees who have a track record of delivering results.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Expensive benefits

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

    I have been working at MetLife full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good working environment and support. Freedom of setting your own work hours. good amount of leads are provided.

    Cons

    The medical benefits are very expensive and is almost unaffordable for new hires with less they can make what 5+ year veterans are making. Underwriting is painfully slow for the new hires.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know the company policies, benefits and other hidden charges and let the new hires know before they commit to the job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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