AXA XL Underwriting Assistant Reviews

Updated 29 Feb 2020

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  1. "Saul Good Man"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in London, England

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits, pension, nice co-workers

    Cons

    Low wage compared to rest of market

  2. "Big firm, big aspirations"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Underwriting Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great staff benefits and opportunities to progress

    Cons

    Can easily get lost in a company of this size

  3. "Good environment and pay/benefits"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Office Environment is very positive and friendly, pay and benefits are also very good

    Cons

    Check with other employees to see department dynamic before starting

  4. "Assistant Underwriter"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Underwriter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance Degree of Autonomy

    Cons

    Can be frustrating in moving up through levels

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Underwriting assistant"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Underwriting Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at AXA XL full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment with plenty of inner office social events

    Cons

    Remote training by someone that was never in the office and was a horrible trainer/teacher of a new process. No performance reviews even when requested and promised to be given to know work status.

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  6. "Underwriting Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture Perks Prestigue Lean structure Access to managent

    Cons

    Office politics Egos Global company so overseas decisions influence Australia greatly

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  7. Helpful (5)

    "Underwriting Assistant"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Underwriting Assistant in New York, NY
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at AXA XL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits Nice people Flexible work hrs

    Cons

    I worked as a contractor for years before they finally offered me an (extremely low) salaried position. Don't prioritize the middle office even close to enough.

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  8. "Underwriting Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Underwriting Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AXA XL for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Leadership Great Managers Flexible Schedules Great Career Development Opportunities High Salaries

    Cons

    Freelancers work as contractors for years.

  9. "Sr Underwriting Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Underwriting Assistant in Dublin, OH

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, People here are great to work with, always room to learn more in my position

    Cons

    The company just merged with another company last year, job security, unable to go any further in my position

  10. "Excellent employer"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Underwriting Assistant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA XL full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team members, excellent benefits, and the opposite of micromanagement present. I've never felt like I have someone always watching me over my shoulder.

    Cons

    Difficult to move over into different departments; difficult to be promoted. This means your salary tends to hover in the same area for an extended period of time.

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