Thrivent as a company is awesome to work for, their benefits are amazing, and if you have health problems, or someone in your family, they will work with you. That being said, it is incredibly stressful depending on your department. If you are on the phones, you do have several people listening to your calls for Quality Assurance, and you are graded. Advancement is not easy. and you have to be very sure of what you do. You are working with a lot of money on a daily basis. Management is pretty typical with any other workplace, you have your good ones and your bad ones.