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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"Helpful, caring and positively challenging!"
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."

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

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

"For underwriters work is seasonal, meaning during renewals time we work much more..."

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

"Sports club, pension scheme, canteen, parties, free tickets for museums, relocation..."

"The interview process depends on the position you are applying to. For me it was..."

"I was asked general questions about my degree course (i.e. what did it involve?),..."

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

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

"Swiss Re makes explicit efforts to be diverse and offers above average maternity..."

"It depends on what unit you work in. From my understanding it is more common to move..."

"The company owns a representative conference centre. Projects and initiatives can..."

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

"High level of knowledge of all employees, friendly team atmosphere, flexible working..."

"Being a rather large company, internal processes require quite some time."

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

"Excellent, interesting, innovative, demanding quality but not stressful."

"International reputation of the company and of its graduate programme. I identified..."

"I have received three months of full classroom training during the graduate programme...."

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

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