Transamerica Reviews

Updated 22 Sep 2020

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3.1
42%
Recommend to a Friend
47%
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Transamerica President and CEO Mark W. Mullin
Mark W. Mullin
427 Ratings
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  • "Constant changes in upper management(in 37 reviews)

  • "Very low pay for the industry - small companies pay more at initial hire(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "okay company"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Former Employee in Baltimore, MD

    I worked at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    good people mostly reasonable compensation and benefits

    Cons

    very difficult operating environment and legacy issues

  2. "Best place to work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    none that i can think of

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  3. "Three Busy Years"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Medical Director in Frisco, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    This job requires lots of travel

    Cons

    This job requires an extraordinary amount of travel

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  4. "Behind the times"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Care Representative in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good benefits for employees available

    Cons

    numerous: computer systems, call time big issue but shouldn't be - customers suffer for metrics

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  5. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Event and Meeting Planner 
    Recommends

    I worked at Transamerica full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The best coworkers in the world. Felt like family. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Downsizing. Lost a lot of great people

  6. "interesting"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Account Manager 

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

    Pros

    majority of people are nice to work with

    Cons

    there are petty individuals and extreme lack of communication

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Employment review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cedar Rapids, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very supportive teams and supervisors

    Cons

    Pay could be more than what it is

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  8. COVID-19

    "I have been impressed on how the company has handled the pandemic with a family first mentality."

    4.0
    Current Employee - Human Resources 

    I have been working at Transamerica full-time

    Pros

    Managers who care, family first mentality, and team environment

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the moment.

    Transamerica Response

    Recruitment and Branding Analyst

    Thank you for your feedback, we appreciate the kudos.

  9. "Financial Advisor"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Well rounded company that is very flexible

    Cons

    Not as much structure and support

  10. "Force Overtime"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Care Representative in Norwood, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Experience was good for 401k

    Cons

    Forced overtime, and terrible managers

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