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9.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 34 ratings in 2014)
"We are one of the large reinsurance companies helping society to cope with large catastrophes."
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 prepared to be unprepared. The main focus of the application process is how you..."

"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..."

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

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

"Excellent pension scheme in Switzerland."

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

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

"The company has special programs which incentivise riding your bicycle to work or..."

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

"Several diversity initiatives have been launched. Success of these is not visible..."

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

"Awareness among internal and external stakeholders is developed with ad hoc corporate..."

"Depending on the time of year the day-to-day work can vary. At the busiest time of..."

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

"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..."

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

"Having worked in the industry before, I knew about the strong reputation Swiss Re..."

"Informal training with colleagues is really efficient. The internal training programmes..."

"Improve management for young employees."

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