MetLife
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Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.1 800 reviews

                             

71% Approve of the CEO

MetLife President & CEO Steven A. Kandarian

Steven A. Kandarian

(242 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Flexible work arrangements and very good company for work life balance"
    in 89 reviews
  • "MetLife has great benefits and different positions in different departments"
    in 68 reviews
Cons:
  • "Lean work force, very aggressive timelines, work/life balance"
    in 19 reviews
  • "Lack of visibility to senior management as to who is doing the actual job"
    in 30 reviews
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Enjoying Working with metlife, Learn so many things

Reporting Analyst (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at MetLife full-time for more than a year

ProsIts a captive unit, No work pressure, So many things to learn, Good for long term prospective

Consnothing as such . i have not faced anything till now

Advice to Senior ManagementNo comments

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Mediocre level experience, Good for Learning

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at MetLife full-time

ProsLearning & Development, Opportunity to work with High-level processes

ConsPromotions are a matter of good PR & are released with already a candidate in mind. So, to tackle with Management games is a tough job here.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe an equal opportunity employer in real terms

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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just joined

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at MetLife

Prosgreat work ethics, facilities are there for employees, motivation is built up

Conscracking interview is tough, manager will try you to break down in interview if experienced

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A fine company to work with.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Noida

I worked at MetLife as an intern for less than a year

ProsGood work environment.
Better facilities.
Good remuneration.
Work Load not very high.

ConsA bit far located.
Work in shift timings may not be very convenient.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Worst client for IT companies

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai

I have been working at MetLife full-time for more than a year

ProsI am working with IT MNC in India & in MetLife Project around year with colleagues

ConsWorking with Metlife projects is worst experience in my career.
My all colleagues are frustrated while working with such pathetic client
Met Life expects 3 year work in 3 months !!!!!
No work life balance in fact no personal life !!!
People are mentally harassed to deliver unrealistic goals

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't take such client's projects who literally expects to get things done in unrealistic timeline free of cost !!!

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Most Unprofessional Company to work with, No Work Culture and Ethics

Senior QA (Former Employee)
Greater Noida

I worked at MetLife full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSr. Management promotes individual on basis of recommendations not on the capabilites if agent

ConsHigh level of Unprofessional can be found in Metlife who dont have basic work ethics and etiquettes

Advice to Senior ManagementHopeless People

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Job at Metlife India

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Calcutta

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

ProsStructured and process oriented.
Have defined career path.
recognition to deserving employees

Consfrequent change in strategy.
No feedback taken from FOS level.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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challenging career

Financial Advisor (Current Employee)
Chennai

I have been working at MetLife part-time for less than a year

Prosyou require lots of patience to work and its great quality of any employee. And we are benefited for longtime for our one time work.

Consit becomes little difficult to find the right consumer who can buy your product.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good, not many growth opportunities, partiality by Indian GOSC management

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Noida

I worked at MetLife full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood workplace, great training and infrastructure, Fixed weekly offs and monthly L&D trainings which employees can attend to hone their skills

ConsManagement sucks, unless you have a good rapport with your manager in which case it is easy sailing for you, some of the internal job postings that are rolled out are prefixed with a candiate already in mind, they are rolling out the offer just to give an 'equal' chance to all the employees, think twice before taking problems to the management since there are lots of changes promised but none actually made

Advice to Senior ManagementDont be partial and give an equal chance to all, specially to people who are hard working and deserve it without any a kissing, when employees speak about their problems do more than just listen, there is a reason why they are saying what they are facing at the workplace, dont just talk about transparency, practice what you preach

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Associate (Former Employee)
Greater Noida

I worked at MetLife full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat office enviorment, Best in industry L&D, Good personal & work life balance, Great employee engagement activties, Good upper management, Great culture and work ethics

ConsLess salary, Less growth other than that Metlife was ok.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey are doing fine.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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