MetLife Reviews

Updated 20 September 2014
Updated 20 September 2014
951 Reviews
3.0
951 Reviews
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MetLife President & CEO Steven A. Kandarian
Steven A. Kandarian
314 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible work arrangements and very good company for work life balance (in 104 reviews)

  • MetLife has great benefits and different positions in different departments (in 74 reviews)


Cons
  • Some of the supervisors don't allow flexibility as far as work-life balance (in 21 reviews)

  • Lack of visibility to senior management as to who is doing the actual job (in 33 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Awesome Company..World Class

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Process Trainer  in  Noida
    Former Employee - Senior Process Trainer in Noida

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

    Pros

    - Amazing work life balance
    - Stress free environment
    -Employee engagement activities
    -Educational courses
    -Lots of learning/Trainings
    -Good number of Leaves

    Cons

    -Excessive bureaucracy
    - Slow growth
    -Less appraisal amount
    - Slow promotion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please remove the extra bureaucracy and unnecessary levels of designations.
    Good relations with manager determine lots of promotions if not all.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good training for employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Billing Specialist  in  Noida
    Former Employee - Billing Specialist in Noida

    I worked at MetLife full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good training, managers
    Good working environment
    Good food
    Secure cabs facility

    Cons

    Night shifts because of international clients

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Good company for work-life balance and job security but slow in career growth, compensation is less than industry std.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Noida
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Noida

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

    Pros

    work-life balance, job security, brand name, company values

    Cons

    slow career growth, compensation, company cuture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take calculated risks, improve quality not only quantity

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Career Growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Noida
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Noida

    I have been working at MetLife full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    No work load, If you are done with your task you can do anything

    Cons

    Career growth is very slow. Senior Management should look into this but they dont have time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior Management should look into this as lots of employees are not happy with their growth prespective and looking for Change.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager  in  Noida
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Noida

    I worked at MetLife full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good atmosphere, nice pay ...very good , approachable & knowledgeable management. Onsite travel even to lower lever employees depending upon the process (BPO).

    Cons

    After sometime, job become monotonous and routine

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Mediocre level experience, Good for Learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at MetLife full-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Promotions 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 ManagementAdvice

    Be an equal opportunity employer in real terms

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enjoying Working with metlife, Learn so many things

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reporting Analyst  in  Noida
    Current Employee - Reporting Analyst in Noida

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    nothing as such . i have not faced anything till now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    No comments

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    just joined

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MetLife

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    A fine company to work with.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Noida
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Noida

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Positive Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Worst client for IT companies

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Working 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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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