Get the inside buzz from graduates at Swiss Re

9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"Excellent, interesting, innovative, demanding quality but not stressful."
Culture
8.8 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
8.8 / 10
 
Hours
9.1 / 10
 
Salary
8.7 / 10
 
 
 
Diversity
8.3 / 10
 
 
CSR
9.0 / 10
 
Training
8.7 / 10
 

Pros

  • Interesting, high quality work
  • Great atmosphere of teamwork and collaboration
  • Ability to take on as much responsibility as you are comfortable with
  • The company's international reach offers opportunities to travel

Cons

  • Workloads can become difficult to manage at peak times
  • As the company is so large, internal processes can be slow
  • Changes in strategy can be confusing
  • Long hours at some points

What insiders say about...

"Read about the company on the internet. Do not spend time preparing answers for questions..."

"Very open and fun culture. There is a good team spirit during work and also during..."

"Swiss Re has top notch equipment but as modesty is within the companies genes, the..."

"It depends a bit on the line manager, but it is really super-flexible. The 'own your..."

"We have a market competitively salary. And when taking into considerations the different..."

"Fantastic staff restaurant with a fixed low contribution. Contributions paid for..."

"Online numerical test just after application followed by an interview on the approx...."

"I was asked a variety of questions, ranging from a description of my diploma thesis..."

"CO2 initiative where the company pays your investments to green technology up to..."

"Direct managers are very accessible. More senior managers interact often with the..."

"I find the company to be very diverse, my team is global. I have not observed any..."

"Competition is tough as there are many capable people in the company. Even though..."

"Swiss Re is explicitly aware of the corporate responsibility. It offers environmental..."

"I work on different strategic topics on a project basis; prepare analyses and presentations..."

"The global scope, the culture within my team, the relative freedom as well as daily..."

"Sometimes long hours, could be more open-minded."

"The global working language is English, and therefore it does not matter if you do..."

"One of the world's leading reinsurers."

"Reputation, benefits, new industry."

"As part of the graduate programme you have in total 50 classroom training days, where..."

"Improve management for young employees."

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