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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 167 MetLife Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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"I've worked for MetLife for the last 11 months and honestly I loved each day of it, my co-workers and I have a great connection and we work together all as a team and have accomplished so much. The office environment is to anybody's taste and I would highly recommend MetLife to any professional worker looking for a career."
Posted 6 years ago in Manhattan, NY
Senior Consultant
in Long Island City, NY

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Metlife supports creativity and is innovative in their approach to learning. They provide flexible work hours."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be authentic. Provide specific metrics during the interview - MetLife is very results oriented, so it is critical to be able to speak in terms of how your efforts impact business results in a positive way."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"There are limited growth opportunities in the organization, specifically with regards to professional development."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To invest in developing the skills and talents of the employees, rather than constantly recruiting new talent from outside the company. Turnover is a large issue for this reason."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Disability Claims Specialist
in Mount Prospect, IL

"I love the job and the people; however, the new management directive is unacceptable."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Helping the clients by assisting them with the information I need to decide their qualifications."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Do not interview here - at least not for Long Term Disability analytical positions."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Having to make medical decisions that doctors and nurses made before."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Bring back the medical review process and place it in the hands of those professional doctors and nurses to rule on."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Compliance Officer
in Woodland Hills, CA

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Respect of my colleagues gained through hard work. A well rounded environment of professionals."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Speak clearly and dress presentable. Must pay attention to details and maintain a positive attitude."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Primarily the coffee. But must say that working for Met-Life has been a great experience."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management must be able to focus on business agents and make a better environment for business development."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Underwriting Consultant
in Henderson, NV

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"It's a well-established, respected company. It's a company you can mention to anyone, and they'll know who they are."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Look at this job as something you can do to pay the bills until something better comes along."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Everything I do and every word I say on the telephone is scrutinized. I have been unfairly criticized."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would listen to my employees' ideas. Try out new things/ideas that would make things run more efficiently. Be more innovative."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
in Troy, NY

"This has provided me opportunity to work on several IT Security Initiatives."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"It is more about the role in MetLife - that gave me opportunity to work on several IT Security Initiatives to add value to the group and to my experience."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be global and open in the mindset. Be an effective contributor in the group setting."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"I like working at the company. I plan to change for further growth."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"We must continue to foster the environment of collaboration and effectiveness through focus on results."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
HR Manager

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Building my team, developing HR strategy and solving client problems."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Ensure you ask about the career progression and performance management process."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"My manager does not want me on his team, I don't know why."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more visible, attack changing the culture, push decisions down."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Techno Functional Consultant
in Long Island City, NY

"Short timeline and lot of pressure."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Exposure to new tools and new releases. Exposure working with pressure environment."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Experience with latest release and exposure to tools other than PeopleTools is an advantage."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Very short timelines and high pressure environment. Project management should be improved."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Proper analysis of the project and timelines. Project management should be improved."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Financial Services Representative
in Staten Island, NY

"Cut throat industry and company. Lowered compensation and high workload."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Earning potential. Flexible scheduling. Ability to help people in their company's financial needs."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Read every word of your offer letter and the do not compete agreement."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Lack of current technology. Immorality among representatives. No team atmosphere in the office."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Concentrate on technology. Compliance is very important but not overly done to where business in hindered. Top producers should be rewarded and shown only if their work is beneficial to client and not only to their commission."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
IT Business Analyst
in Somerset, NJ

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Learning from the brilliant minds that supported my development as an all-around IT analyst."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be confident in your abilities and be yourself. People don't want to work with robots; they want to work with human beings."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"The work would come in cycles. I'd have no work for a few days and then all of a sudden, I'd have an assignment that will take me all day and night to accomplish to meet the abrupt deadline."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Train the younger employees to take on all the roles and responsibilities of the older workers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Account Representative
in Somerville, NJ

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"it's a diverse, equal opportunity company with good benefits and good work arrangements."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Good steady work, but don't count on it to be fulfilling."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"I'm not allowed to laugh. Management doesn't trust me to manage others. I'm going nowhere."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would allow more laughing, people could have a personality."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Case Manager
in Bloomfield, CT

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"I like the steady pay check. Good training team. Job security. I love the benefits and health insurance, dental, retirement planning, etc."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a good job, but there's better out there. Don't settle."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"Redundant, money's not great, Boring, I get yelled at constantly."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Develop a new system for case mgr/underwriters, give more incentive."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
MetLife Employee
in Somerset, NJ
Work Setting 4 / 5 Company Culture 3 / 5
Wholesale Coordinator
in Newburgh, NY

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"I liked working for the brand name of MetLife and what it offered."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"I didn't like that our bonus structure was based on group and not individual goals."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Financial Planner
in Bellevue, WA

"Fantastic company; little room for growth to management."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"Outstanding relationship based sales model. Great leadership. Retirement benefits are unmatched."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Pay a great deal of attention to the pay structure, the advancement opportunities, and study very hard at your craft."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"The inability to move into management. This was my primary objective."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Streamlining processes and limiting the time it takes to finish projects would increase productivity."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Communications Consultant
in Bloomfield, CT

"Positive, fun, extremely busy and demanding."

What do you like about working at MetLife?

"I enjoyed the autonomy, the people, and the size of the organization."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be eager and positive. Show initiative and strong skills as collaborator and team member."

What don't you like about working at MetLife?

"I disliked the politics and the bureaucracy that comes with such a large company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Streamline operations to eliminate bureaucracy. Create a culture of ownership."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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