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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"One of the world's leading reinsurers."
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
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
 

What insiders say about...

"Be honest, assertive and open minded. Arrogance is a no go in this company."

"The company's open offices enable open communication. Colleagues on all levels are..."

"The dress code is very up to the single employee. You are free to dress as you want,..."

"The hours are very good. A typical day is 8:30am until 5:30pm with a one hour lunch..."

"Salaries are above average. Could be slightly higher at Munich location in comparison..."

"Excellent pension scheme in Switzerland."

"Interview based on problem solving as well as social skills followed by a rigorous..."

"I was asked about my motivation, expectations and future outlook on my career; as..."

"Through Swiss Re's 'Greenhouse Neutral Programme' we have achieved a substantial..."

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

"Company has loads of initiatives on diversity. The intention is definitely there..."

"There is a very low turnover of employees so it is hard to move up the ranks."

"Corporate social responsibility is an integral part of the company's strategy. We..."

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

"Good culture with a lot of great people, relevance of our services for society, challenging..."

"Getting used to very high standards of work conditions might be dangerous."

"They have a great sport facility, lake view offices, and are 150 years old. A cyclical..."

"A global company combining aspirations to be the leading player in their field with..."

"Reputation, benefits, new industry."

"It's a great program, at first seems hard to cater to all the people as we hold different..."

"To implement more of a feel of community or social aspect between employees in Munich..."

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