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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 40 TIAA-CREF Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
4.0
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
4.1
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"If you are looking for job security, and a place with great benefits - TIAA-CREF is the place for you."
Posted 13 years ago in New York, NY
QA Test Manager

"It was fun and I enjoyed working 4 years at TIAA."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"It invests on latest technologies and trains the employees as needed."

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

"No tips, each person is unique and should be given opportunity to be interviewed."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"needed something more challenging and higher recompense to look better."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to increase the pay/compensation up to the industry standards."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Consultant

"Very positive, lots of overtime can be a little overwhelming."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The hours, vacation and co-workers. The openness to new ideas."

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

"Do your research about all aspects of the job. Be aware that this is a sales position."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Lots of overtime. Some of the metrics are hard to maintain."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Add more co-workers. More flexibility about the mandatory overtime for all."

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

"At the start it was good, with the change of CEO/layoffs it changed."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The people, very professional and always worked towards getting it right the first time."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The culture. Too much finger pointing and not enough solutions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have much to say good about the management, so I will not comment."

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

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"A bunch of UI technolgoies they use in various projects."

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

"As long as you are strong you will be hired quickly."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I don't have anything to report about this company other than working away from NJ."

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

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The ability to assist my customers; guide the team to success; enhance solutions; and simplify processes. I also very much appreciate the company's focus on its employees."

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

"Be yourself. Ask the right questions as it aligns to your goals and the goals of your family."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The inability to be flexible in work-life balance; the frustration of having IE6 and other like out-of-date applications in the environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep a watchful eye regarding associate to contigent worker overlap; align to compliance standards."

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 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Accounting Generalist

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I liked the company's diverse staff and their willingness to improve."

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

"TIAA-CREF is a great company. Adapt their mindset on how to achieve their greater good."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I did not like the company's idea to outsoucre jobs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue to improve the culture of their staff through communication."

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

"Good experience and learnt about data center."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Environment was very friendly. Lot of technologies to work on."

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

"Just be yourself, be good in soft skills and dress well."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Stagnate work load, nothing much for growth, not dynamic and innovative."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Place Interns according to their interest and experience. Interview should be done by technical people."

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

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Visiting the Colleges and Universities to meet with the client."

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

"For folks who want to advance their careers at TIAA-CREF and try different jobs, you will need to be in one of the hub offices or you will be extremely limited for any chance of doing something different."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The company is very high on customer service which I agree is important. There are too many surveys sent to the client which directly affected certain EE's performance. The clients are in most cases too busy to constantly complete surveys. There needs to be a better method."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would reduce the number of useless reports and duplicate reporting."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Financial Consultant

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"My team was great. They were the best team to work with."

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

"Be open with the customer service and experience in regards to the clients' needs."

What don't you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"There were no opportunities in Houston area for me, nor were any opening soon."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to work on their abilty to retain their personnel."

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

"It is a lot different than a lot of companies I worked."

People You Work With 4.2 / 5 Work Setting 4.9 / 5 Support You Get 4 / 5
Rewards You Receive 2.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.3 / 5 Company Culture 3.3 / 5
Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Financial Sales Representative
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4.1 / 5 Work Setting 4.1 / 5
Support You Get 4.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4.1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.7 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.8 / 5
Sales Consultant

"Great company to work for."

People You Work With 4.8 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5 Support You Get 4.9 / 5
Rewards You Receive 3.2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.9 / 5 Company Culture 5 / 5
Way You Work 3.1 / 5
Portfolio Manager

"TIAA-CREF is a great organization."

Person You Work For 1.9 / 5 People You Work With 4.5 / 5 Work Setting 3.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.5 / 5
Company Culture 4.2 / 5 Way You Work 2.1 / 5
Desktop Support Analyst
Person You Work For 1.9 / 5 People You Work With 3.1 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 3.9 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.1 / 5
Company Culture 2.5 / 5 Way You Work 2.2 / 5

TIAA-CREF Reviews FAQs

Is TIAA-CREF a good company to work for?

TIAA-CREF has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 40 TIAA-CREF Review Ratings left anonymously by TIAA-CREF employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at TIAA-CREF.

Does TIAA-CREF pay their employees well?

TIAA-CREF employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 8% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 13 TIAA-CREF employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find TIAA-CREF Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at TIAA-CREF?

98% of employees would recommend working at TIAA-CREF with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated TIAA-CREF 3.8 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at TIAA-CREF?

According to our data, the highest paying job at TIAA-CREF is a VP of Information Technology at $201,000 annually. Browse TIAA-CREF Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at TIAA-CREF?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at TIAA-CREF is a Community Relations Intern at $24,000 annually. Browse TIAA-CREF Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at TIAA-CREF?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at TIAA-CREF to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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