MetLife Reviews

Updated 21 Sep 2020

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3.8
74%
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MetLife President and CEO Michel Khalaf
Michel Khalaf
226 Ratings
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  1. "Decent job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at MetLife part-time

    Pros

    Pretty decent benefits ; friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Might have different workload depending on position

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    "Solid, stolid"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    In general, people live up to the nickname MetNice

    Cons

    Difficult for this company to be the most progressive or innovative


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    "Good company but requires improvement in management"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    Nice benefit. A lot of opportunities due to lacking of talent and too many areas to improve

    Cons

    Not efficient. Taking too much time for small decision. No clear org structure

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    "Great people, but slow to adapt"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MetLife full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly work culture (however, I did experience a little bullying and sexism)

    Cons

    To inward-facing and slow to adapt to changing customer needs, behaviours and expectations

  5. "Lean Lead, Asia Center of Excellence"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    Inclusive, diverse, empowering culture, flexible, agile

    Cons

    Relatively conservative, limited risk appetite

  6. "Senior Project Lead"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Lead in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MetLife full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Versatility, Flexibility, Benefits, Big Community, Culture

    Cons

    too Big, Growth, Learning Opportunities

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    "Management Issues"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    Large organisation perks and benefits

    Cons

    Frequent change of management and direction

  8. "Fantastic Culture and Ethics"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    Real multicultural MNC Great leadership Work Life balance

    Cons

    Would require a better customer centric strategy, too many customer complaints. Lagging a bit behind competition for Innovation and Digital Practice

  9. "Great people"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at MetLife full-time

    Pros

    People are very nice. High standards of hiring

    Cons

    Still a large old multination

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  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Whippany, NJ

    I worked at MetLife full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team environment and benefits

    Cons

    Management doesn't listen to employees

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