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Good place to work and great work life balance
AIU Claims Adjuster (Former Employee) –  Irving, TXJuly 25, 2017
However, over the past year, a lot of positions and overtime were eliminated resulting in increased job duties for the same salary.
In addition, there were little to no opportunities for advancement.
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Great Place to Work
RPA Project Manager (Contractor) (Current Employee) –  Bridgewater, NJJuly 25, 2017
Great Place to Work, highly advise any candidates to apply these are quick, fast, exceptional group of people, pleasure to work with these teams. Awesome!
Pros
People
Cons
Need new building in NJ
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It was a decent workplace
Security Officer (Former Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 24, 2017
I learned a lot of self patiences working here. I worked with all different diverse of people. Customer service skills have to be on point at all times.
Pros
free monthly metrocards
Cons
short breaks and not enough hours
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Loved it
Data Scientist Intern (Former Employee) –  Cary, NCJuly 22, 2017
Loved working at MetLife GTO. Great coworkers and benefits. They provide you with everything you need in order to succeed and get the job done. Great facilities too.
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Home and Auto Insurance
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Miamisburg, OHJuly 22, 2017
This position was usually very busy but also kind of laid back. I had a very inexperienced manager which made it very hard to excel otherwise Metlife was a great place to work.
Pros
Equal salary accross the board
Cons
Very strict environment with a lot of office politics.
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Department was eliminated
Administrative Assistant, Estate Planning (Former Employee) –  Warwick, RIJuly 22, 2017
Worked in Progressions which was eliminated. Worked on estate and financial planning. Enjoyed meeting and working with clients and guiding them through the program.
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Gave me a chance to learn and grow as a sells person
Financial Services Representative (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXJuly 22, 2017
The job allowed me to make a difference in others lives. The company did training , With this position it was straight commission. With me being single it was a tough way to make enough income.
Pros
Relationships with fellow workers and the public.
Cons
Straight commision
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Laid back work
Systems Analyst (Former Employee) –  Irving, TXJuly 21, 2017
There was no micro management and people trusted your work. They had very good work and personal life balance. Everybody had option to select 2 days work from home.
Pros
very good WFH features
Cons
Company is closed
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Good Company to work for
DIRECTOR – BUSINESS PLANNING & GOVERNANCE (Current Employee) –  New York, NYJuly 21, 2017
MetLife is a very good company to work for as a Fortune 50 and industry leader, there are great opportunities to learn there and to take a career path that fits your skill set and aspirations.
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productive
PMO Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Cary, NCJuly 20, 2017
Good company to work and nice environment. However, you need to be a hard worker as you will be engaged with a lot meetings and analyzing a lot of data.
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MetLife pays well, but lacks vision alignment
Director, Global Marketing Technology (Current Employee) –  Cary, NCJuly 20, 2017
MetLife has some work to do with it's leaders to ensure success in the future. Strategy is strong, digitally focused, and pays well.

Senior leadership in IT seem to battle more than collaborate. There is a lack of gaining alignment through working through tough problems together. Instead, inefficiencies due to redundancy exist because everyone does things in silos. Frustrating to employees who are trying to do their day to day jobs because they are battling resistance across silos.
Pros
Compensation is fair, and it's a Global Fortune 50 company which has it's benefits.
Cons
Global nature can cost in work life balance, but good exposure to different cultures.
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poor work days
Cleaner and Ect (Former Employee) –  East Rutherford, NJJuly 19, 2017
I worked there for so long and barley got any work days and i only was working once or twice a week. This job was a seasonal job but it was a great job.
Pros
Fast Paced
Cons
No work days
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Fun workplace, not much room for growth
TAM Claims Specialist (Former Employee) –  Bloomfield, CTJuly 19, 2017
A typical work day goes by quick, however it seems through time the company required you to handle more accounts with basic training and the compensation was terrible.
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loved MetLife
sr auto appraiser (Former Employee) –  Charlotte, NCJuly 18, 2017
MetLife was a great place to work. they provided me with the support and equipment necessary to do the job. My immediate manager was great. The support staff was phenomenal.
Pros
company car
Cons
none
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Work/ family life imbalance
Sales Agent (Current Employee) –  Charlotte, NCJuly 18, 2017
Just a place you work make a little to barely survive due to sales matrix being hard almost impossible to meet. Only 30 mins lunch two 15 min breaks. Very stressful for what you make. I can't make ends meet. If you do well the sales matrix for bonus changes to make harder to make bonuses. VERY STRESSFUL PLACE It's hard for a reason ;so MetLife doesn't have to pay you commission. Benefits are good as far as health ins. And 401k.
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fast paced work environment
Executive Assistant (Current Employee) –  New JerseyJuly 17, 2017
fast paced work environment
inclusive culture
constant change
innovation
open work environment
must be flexible and work well under pressure
collaborative environment
Pros
onsite cafeteria
Cons
expect to work through lunch
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pretty good job for single mom
Sr. CSR II- Annuities (Current Employee) –  Charlotte, NCJuly 17, 2017
perfect schedule for a single mom. dont have to take off many days for doc appts etc, at work while kids are in school. plenty of pto days and sick days if needed but i never need them sincei work m-f 1030-330 weekends and holidays off with WFH opportunites. great benefits as if im full time.
Cons
low pay for registered position
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Good company
Marketer (Former Employee) –  Spokane, WAJuly 17, 2017
MetLife is a great company. I learned a lot and had great people around me. Good company policies and rewards. Overall good job. Really good to gain experience and guildence. Happy to have worked there and would recommend it to anyone.
Pros
Bonuses
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I was good learning position
Customer Service Consultant (Former Employee) –  Aurora, ILJuly 17, 2017
What I did like was that no one day is the same. I did learn that you have to be a go-getter in the company. The work place was laid back but everyone was willing to show you the job. The hardest part was the not knowing if they were going to hire me permantely
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Not room for growth or advancement
Sales Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Bloomington, MNJuly 17, 2017
Not many opportunities to grow and move within, especially if you are not or cannot relocate. Hard to succeed overall with all of the changes of structure, duties and management. Nothing is transparent and people never feel that their job is secure. For anyone just starting their careers, this would be a good place for experience.
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