Business Analyst (Current Employee) – Johnston, RI – April 28, 2015
After coming from a larger insurance company, it's amazing to me how FM Global stays in business. The IS management has no real industry skill, and most of them only have their jobs because they've been here forever, "Tenure over merit" should be the company motto.
There is no emphasis on career or professional development. While HR puts an emphasis on it, in practice managers just sweep it under the carpet, and ignore fundamentals like goal/objective setting, and skill advancement/training.
Aside from incompetent management, and lack of career advancement opportunities, the work life balance is pretty good, and the benefits are adequate.
Had I known what I was getting in to, I would have never accepted a position here at FM Global, and I would not recommend the company to any of my friends/colleagues.
Horrible and incompetent micromanagers at the VP and middle manager levels
Employee (Current Employee) – Providence, RI – July 10, 2019
Company has lost its identity in recent years. Loss of respect after decades of top industry reputation. Attempts to become a software company through a rushed and botched Agile implementation has taken a toll on morale.
Engineer (Current Employee) – Providence, RI – April 24, 2019
Working for a such a knowledgeable company has its advantages and disadvantages. Lots to learn from and adapt to but individuals can get lost in the big machine. Advancement depends on the type of manager one has. Not all managers are equipped to coach or mentor so individuals need to take it upon themselves to advance their career.