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Prudential plc Reviews

Updated 29 September 2014
Updated 29 September 2014
43 Reviews
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43 Reviews
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  1.  

    Good experience, Good Management. Managers & seniors very helpful. A good place to work.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly environment. If got stuck with any work related problem, someone was always there to help.

    Cons

    Nothing to say about. Healthy work environment. Extra curricular activities. Everything was there. Hard to find any Cons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good

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

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

    Pros

    Company values are strong and good

    Cons

    salary is a bit low

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    personal growth

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Confused Place (I am talking about Knowledge Services only)

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mumbai

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Pros

    1. Better than expected work-life balance
    2. It did feel like a family
    3. Good location if you have a car, or traveling by rick.
    4. Excellent support from the parent Prudential UK.
    5. Employee reviews are dealt well.

    Cons

    1. Pathetic performance by Indian Executive Team. I am talking about 2009-2011.
    2. Pay is not very good... but they are working on it.
    3. Backdated software.
    4. Poor recruitment.
    5. No proper training.
    6. Casual environment does not really help the new people to grow professionally.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Try to recruit good people at every level.
    2. Raise the pay in planned manner.

    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Review of Actuarial Department

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    Former Employee - Actuarial Trainee in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Actuarial Trainee in Mumbai

    I worked at Prudential plc

    Pros

    It's a relaxed work environment and leaves you good time to focus on your other career plans - particularly continuing education. Plus the company provides good support for Actuarial education.

    Cons

    The career growth is rather slow and rigid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There should be a market competitive study support for Actuarial.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    It was good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Stirling, Scotland (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Applications Engineer in Stirling, Scotland (UK)

    I have been working at Prudential plc as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Everything about this company is good

    Cons

    Nothing is poor about this company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it going

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Current HR

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Prudential plc

    Pros

    Westernized management style, flexible and with aim to serve business depts well. Regional office is expanding

    Cons

    Pretend to encourage internal mobility but not the reality. In Asia countries are silo, not really willing to groom talents with a common goal

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Neutral

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Prudential plc as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    A large multinational companies.
    Colleagues are nice
    can work under a relaxing environment

    Cons

    Jobs are dull and challenging.
    NO place for personal growth as jobs are standardized

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A bit like living in a Flashman novel

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    None if you end up in a department running under the old boy network.

    Cons

    I am continually amazed by the old fashioned pecking order in existence here, where insufficient toadying and imagined slights are seized upon and petty revenge plotted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upgrade to modern, dynamic leaders with people skills who are too productively busy to spend time sulking and plotting over their expensive lunches on expenses.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Amazing place to work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I worked at Prudential plc full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great management, good people, nice work culture. Great experience with the company, I learnt a lot from the management. I was on the Islamic insurance side and felt that the management was fair and always had an open door policy, I could go to them for anything.

    Cons

    Bonuses are not so great, but hey everything else is really good so there is not much of room for complaint. I feel that perhaps there could be more personalized training for employers, and of course there is your usual office politics but nothing that can't be handled.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job so far, if i had an advice is for more internal promotions and trainings as well as better bonuses

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Not Bad But not good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Professional in Seoul (South Korea)
    Current Employee - Professional in Seoul (South Korea)

    I have been working at Prudential plc full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can meet work & life balance.

    Cons

    Midium-Low salary in the industry.

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