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Financially strong company, knows the surety game

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Zurich North America full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Corp. balance sheet. Able to u/w international to large contractors. Company is filled with vast industry experts who have been u/w surety for 30 to 40 years. Decentralized corporate structure with high local underwriting authority to make deals happen quickly and get new business.

Cons

Internal IT systems/ infrastructure far behind industry standards and competitor. Limited upper mobility for yournger workers. Overly aggressive growth targets.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Sometimes no growth is the best risk mitigator.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    F&I Executive for 2.5 years

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    Former Employee - F&I Executive
    Former Employee - F&I Executive

    I worked at Zurich North America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Stable company

    Cons

    After two years you will still not understand the pay plan. Regional managers only micro manage and do ZERO to coach and develop front line field staff

    Very long and exhausting interviewing and onboarding process

    Held very highly accountable for exceeding goals without getting the necessary resourses to accomplish these goals

    Growth goals are set each year and can be unrealistic

    Job security

    No loyalty from management and Regional Managers will use front line field staff as the fall guy for their own personal failures and lack of production

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tried before I left, and got no response so it is unlikely they will care any more by seeing it here.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    50 -50

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Zurich North America as a contractor (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, understanding management. Who you are associated with counts the most.

    Cons

    Lots of Power Politics, whom you are associated with counts a lot.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give deserved people their due, if you don't have a strategy then please don't motivate people for one.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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