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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
Senior Transaction Specialist

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I liked the flexible schedule and benefits."

Administrative Assistant

"At the time I was there, it was a good place to work at and the benefits were great."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The environment at the time and the people I worked with."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To be more open about giving others opportunities."

Senior Sourcing Analyst

"I enjoyed working for TIAA CREF, and would like the opportunity to return to this company. The benefits were excellent, and my position was challenging."

Representative

"Unorganized non-profit with no direction or leadership."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I didn't. They were absolute slave drivers and by the time I left, my blood pressure was so high I was told I had type 2 hyper-tension from the stress. The demand that you be on the phone no less then 95% of the time, and monitor this."

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

"Don't! You will end up with health and mental problems because of this job. Management is clueless and you won't realize this until it's too late. Anywhere but here do you want to work!!"

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

"The company doesn't listen to valuable suggestions, and management thinks they know it all. They were terrible!! The phone calls never stop coming in b/c the business model is horrible! It can be fixed but, management is too stupid to listen!"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"You have the opportunity to be a great company, but you haven't got a clue about what is important. You could streamline your planes down to approximately ten different layouts, instead of letting the colleges run over you with every tiny demand. You have a very inefficient business model and are clueless on how to fix it."

Investment Counselor

"Poorly run company."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"I was terminated from TIAA-CREF underhandedly. They say it was a licensing issue but I investigated it and found out that they deliberately failed to update my licenses and were seeking ways to get rid of me. Management there is very incompetent. If you are a hard worker, devoted to doing your best, they don't see it. They are run by the worst inhuman management known to man."

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

"Discrimination, bad management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Quit and let me show you how to run the company."

TIAA-CREF Employee

"Saddened by degradation of once-fine company."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"No longer there."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stabilize the workforce. Pay more attention to employee concerns about poor levels of service. Employees are reluctant to be honest because they fear losing their jobs."

Administrative Assistant

"Wonderful growth opportunity."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"You can advance quickly."

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

"Hope you get the job."

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

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management needs no improvement."

Web Administrator

"Great place to work. All about compliance with stated rules because it is a financial company."

Informatica ETL Developer

"Good place to work."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Scope to learn/improve."

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

"Intimated 1 day in advance about the end of contract."

Individual Consultant

"Great company."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Excellent benefits!"

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

"Be honest."

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

"Was not the right career direction for me."

Senior IT Technician

"The company is going thru a transition and most employees feel that it is unstable at this time."

Senior Security Analyst

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"The people I work with."

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

"Be thorough."

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

"Poor management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Believe in your people."

QA Test Analyst

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Pay and perks."

Senior Financial Analyst

"My years at TIAA were some of the worst of my life. The current employees that I am in touch with are miserable and morale continues to be very low."

What do you like about working at TIAA-CREF?

"Generous retirement plan."

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

"Cancel the interview."

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

"Politics, no work-life balance, very little value placed on employees and their years of knowledge, managers who tortured their staff were allowed to flourish."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Replace executive management team."

Retirement Planning Specialist

"I enjoyed my stay at TIAA-CREF."

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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