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Irish Life Reviews

Updated 20 Aug 2019

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Found 99 reviews

3.5
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75%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
David Harney
41 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexi-time/days (again team dependent)(in 10 reviews)

  • "Great people, good work life balance(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Increased red tape since takeover from GWLC(in 6 reviews)

  • "Outdated systems, lack of morale,long hours,poor management(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance, decent salary and good pension

    Cons

    No working from home available

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    Irish Life2019-08-08
  2. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work environment, culture & the people are great.

    Cons

    Hard to progress, canteen food awful

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    Irish Life2019-08-01
  3. "Great place to work but salaries fall behind"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Environment, people, facilities, support and values

    Cons

    Comp & Bens falls behind compared to competitors. No health allowance for staff for example even though the company owns Irish Life Health

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    Irish Life2019-07-26
  4. "No consideration for motherhood"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    Great swimming pool and gym

    Cons

    I started working there and after speaking to an HR rep and the line manager it turns out they have zero flexibility for mothers ... They didn't approve time to get the kids into school .

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    Irish Life2019-08-20
  5. "Associate Technical Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    Flexi Day, Good People, Good Work environment

    Cons

    Training, Slow Progress, Low benefits

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    Irish Life2019-07-03
  6. Helpful (1)

    "good people and very family friendly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    flexible working conditions - friendly atmosphere

    Cons

    salary medians restrict salary movement - over-reliance on some people

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    Irish Life2019-06-12
  7. "Work atmosphere depends on team"

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    Former Employee - Senior Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Steady job Rote work once you know it No taking work home with you

    Cons

    no steady work flow Work atmosphere depends on teams No bonus since recession hit

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    Irish Life2019-06-26
  8. Helpful (3)

    "You need better managers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexi time and a central location

    Cons

    The managers are rude, disrespectful and some of them are downright abusive. There are a handful of good ones, but they don't seem to advance while the worst of the bunch are rewarded.

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    Irish Life2019-06-20
  9. "Advisors"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Dublin, Dublin

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It was an ok place to work

    Cons

    Could have been better in other ways

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    Irish Life2019-06-08
  10. Helpful (2)

    "CB"

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    Current Employee - Pension Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Location, great people, flexi-time

    Cons

    Poor management, very little room for progression unless you are friends or family of executives/managers, outdated systems, high workload

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    Irish Life2019-04-27
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