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interesting place
Director of Marketing & Communications (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMay 3, 2018
good place to start career-thrown into the fire-most young people leave after 5 years for better paying job-management is getting a little long in tooth
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Great Place/ Great People
Executive Assistant (Former Employee) –  New York, NYApril 9, 2018
Loved Working at Starr! Great Culture and growing work environment. Colleagues are always motivating one another and want everyone to succeed! Managers look out for you and always treat you with respect. Great compensation!
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Intern (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GAMarch 19, 2018
I was an intern at Starr. I got to learn about the company and what it is like to work on a day-to-day basis. It was good experience to learn about how a commercial insurer operates.
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Productive and Easy going place to work
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 7, 2018
Loved my time at Starr, I was a BA with a team of 4 people. I really enjoyed working with each one of them and I really appreciated the job culture and the management style that I was exposed to.
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Helpful employees in getting you acclimated to the workplace
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GAJanuary 18, 2018
Very friendly work atmosphere with helpful employees willing to share their job knowledge upon request. Employees take pride in their work and rewarded accordingly.
Pros
Access to treats and free lunches
Cons
Medical physical examinations only covered every 2 years
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A Job Not A Career
Underwriter (Current Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 17, 2017
Starr provides no platform for an employees sense of overall meaning and contribution to the organization. Senior management has zero engagement with the employees of the organization. There is no identifiable culture present.
Pros
Great on the job learning given the absence of efficient systems and technologies.
Cons
There seems to no apparent future perpetuation plan for the organization.
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4.0
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Account Analyst (Current Employee) –  New York, NYDecember 13, 2017
great place to work with great people. I would recommend anyone to apply a finance position at this company. Management was very helpful, the computer system is user friendly. A great place to learn and have a career.
Pros
great manager and co-workers
Cons
n/a
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Entrepreneurial focus, but...
Regional Manager (Former Employee) –  Region (not in NYC)December 8, 2017
Entrepreneurial focus, but very political with spotty senior management support. They used to be a rather flat org, however last few years seem to be hiring more managers. Systems are an afterthought (every unit had their own, so manual/ad-hoc report requests from senior management is the norm).
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Difficult Culture
Financial Analyst (Current Employee) –  New York, NYNovember 13, 2017
Starr is still under the helm of Hank Greenberg which means things are still very old school. Professional dress and extremely high expectations. The culture isn't very friendly.
Pros
Good location in the city, Midtown East
Cons
Bad culture
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Great Company
Underwriting Analyst (Former Employee) –  Chicago, ILNovember 2, 2017
Good Benefits
Good People
Good Location a lot of ways to get there, car, train,bus
Good profit sharing
Good Communication between management and employees
Pros
Benefits
Cons
Not enough to do
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Great Place to work.
IT (Former Employee) –  New York, NYOctober 29, 2017
Employee oriented company with great perks. They supply their employees with water, sodas, paper products, coffee, tea & hot chocolate. They sponsor quarterly lunches & breakfasts for the employees and their benefits are great.
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Poor management with lack of advancement opportunities.
Underwriting Analyst - Energy (Current Employee) –  New York, NYSeptember 26, 2017
For someone looking to start their career off in insurance, I would recommend looking elsewhere. Starr suffers from a bad perception in the marketplace and lazy and sometimes incompetent management.
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Slow paced and uninspired
Environmental Underwriting Associate (Current Employee) –  New York, NYAugust 27, 2017
I felt that the job was slow, the responsibilities minimal, and the interest lacking. Certainly not a bad company, and a decent job if you're looking to get payed to not do much, but it wasn't as fast paced or engaged as I was hoping for.
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Great places and people
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  399 Park Ave , NY,NYoAugust 2, 2017
Do your work be on time . Don't complain to much. It was a great place to work. I had an excellent boss tested me with respect we were friends . Starr is an insurance company I Learned a lot about the company.
And the kind of insurance that we dealt with .
Pros
Time off for excellent work
Cons
Stay on the company side you won't have any problems
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Excellent benefits
Executive Assistant (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMay 23, 2017
Starr provides excellent health benefits for their employees, and their retirement plans are good as well. It's great to know that one has such excellent health coverage.
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A place to learn insurance
Senior Underwriting Analyst (Former Employee) –  New York, NYApril 4, 2017
A work day here is very repetitive, as it can be in any other insurance company. The work day consist of, reserving submission, processing RMS, writing up referrals to home office, negotiating and providing quotes to brokers. Once quote is accepted, turning them in to binders then processing in systems for invoicing, and issuing policies.
Pros
Relaxed Environment
Cons
No push to promote or move up the ladder
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Great place to work
Account Service Manager (Current Employee) –  New York, NYMarch 2, 2017
Aside from the job, the environment is important. Working with people who are friendly and easy to get along with. 9-5 workday. Managers are flexible
Pros
Lots of client facing away from the desk.
Cons
None
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Big Company, Chances to stay full time and move up
Accounting/Finance Intern (Former Employee) –  Philadelphia, PAFebruary 7, 2017
Worked on insurance claims and accounting
Learned Business of a large international company
was great learned a lot
Quite , hard working all day
dealing with brokers
Co-worker and being in the city
Pros
Center City
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Working at Starr
Senior Underwriting Analyst (Former Employee) –  Atlanta, GAFebruary 2, 2017
Good place to work, enjoyed the work load- fast pace, learned something new daily. Great management and good benefits. Good PTO days. Casual work place.
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Sr. Business Analyst/Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  New York, NYOctober 3, 2016
Pros
Small company with a very experienced senior leadership. Plenty of opportunities for the company to grow. Company has large potential to grow. Plenty of exposure to senior management
Cons
Company culture could be better, atmosphere is a bit dead.
Pay is low compared to others in industry
A lot of administrative red tape
Advice to Management
Not sure how but make attempts to change the company culture/atmosphere
Reduce the amount of administrative red tape/ streamline processes
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