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...

"Prepare good cases to describe what, when, how you solved problems/dealt with difficulties/faced..."

"The culture is very good, there is formally a hierarchical order but in the daily..."

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

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

"Level of salary is comparable to peer companies (financial services sector), bonuses..."

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

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

"One question I was asked was as follows: "A new iPad has been announced. What sales..."

"The company is already offsetting its footprint, but it is contributing even more,..."

"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."

"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 working conditions and the diversity of the work."

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

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

"An intellectual company with multicultural employees that come from versatile areas..."

"The global scope and development/learning opportunities. And Swiss Re being the best..."

"Great opportunities and support for professional and personal training such as communication..."

"Improve management for young employees."

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