Get the inside buzz from graduates at Swiss Re

9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"Collaborative, open, forward thinking, 'knowledge company', well-structured."
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...

"Do not show off, they are not looking for investment banking people."

"Culture in my team is very good: very flexible, linear approach to management, high..."

"The office is an open space. The dress code depends on your function - the more client..."

"We have compensation time. If you want to be off a Friday when its less busy as you..."

"As entry level salary, it can be considered very good, even in Switzerland, and even..."

"Subsidised public transport and lunch meal."

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

"I was asked to explain my understanding of reinsurance and the main factors that..."

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

"Management across different levels are not always consistent. Transparency and communication..."

"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."

"As natural catastrophes and health are part of our daily business, mitigating them..."

"I am responsible for assessing the expected loss of different reinsurance covers..."

"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."

"The official founding document of the company has the signature of poet Gottfried..."

"One of the world's leading reinsurers."

"The graduate programme, the fact that the company take care of their employees and..."

"You are taught the basics of reinsurance, how to make the most of your careers networking..."

"Improve management for young employees."

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