Be cautious when working at Gallagher
Account Manager II (Current Employee) – Houston, TX – September 12, 2018
Gallagher is a company with great potential, but extremely poor leadership and execution. We are a publicly traded company that lives by the old mantra of quarter by quarter decision making. In the last quarter of the year it is not uncommon for an announcement from Senior management that limits purchases (including paper and supplies) or even client related travel.
The benefits are among the worst I have experienced in my professional career. 401k plan, for example, is only matched at the end of the year and you can not participate in the match until you have been employed for over a year. What ever you do, do not roll money into the plan, once your assets are rolled into the plan you can not access them unless you terminate.
The Medical is so limiting. I have a couple of medications that are maintenance medications that are not covered at all under the medical plan. This is the fist company I have worked out where the prescriptions were not covered.
Expenses for travel to clients are expected to be covered by the employee. For a $1 billion dollar company they are so cheap.
If you feel that you need to complain, but cautious, the company is notorious for retaliation. They speak of an inclusive culture, but it is anything but. The tenets for Gallagher, there are 25, are a joke. No one lives by these tenets and in fact the company operates in a manner that violates nearly every tenet.
There are better jobs, career's and employers in the market place. Don't settle for this employer, or you will be deeply disappointed in the long run.
Can't think of a single one
Read the review, not a place I would recommend to work at.