Irish Life Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.7
78%
Recommend to a Friend
86%
Approve of CEO
Irish Life CEO David Harney (no image)
David Harney
54 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexi-time/days (again team dependent)(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good People who knw the value f what they did(in 10 reviews)

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

  • "Outdated systems, lack of morale,long hours,poor management(in 5 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Services in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    Wide variety of roles across Financial Services Great people to work with Very professional Market - leading

    Cons

    None - I worked in various roles over a 40 year period

  2. "Irish Life"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Career progression not great. Salary doesnt reflect performance


  3. "No innovation"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Fund Operations in Dublin, Dublin
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Social life, opportunities to move internally

    Cons

    Poor leadership, inadequate training, poor morale

  4. "csac"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Designer in Dublin, Dublin

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    Nice place to work, good team

    Cons

    Very old-school technology, dinosaur company resistant to change

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Steady job, service ultimately leads to promotion"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment Flexible working hours and flexi days Central location Ability to move vertical and horizontally

    Cons

    Promotion linked to service time as opposed to talent Lot of senior management been in company for decades

  6. "Workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Accountant in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, people, swimming pool

    Cons

    No significant Con to report

  7. "Great culture and Systems"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Pensions Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really great culture and systems are excellent

    Cons

    Need to listen to staff more and move people around different teams without such a big deal

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dundalk

    I worked at Irish Life full-time

    Pros

    They look after employees needs and careers

    Cons

    Full on work but management do listen if you need a break

  9. "Fun staff to work with"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Dundalk
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Irish Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues and always good banter

    Cons

    Very low pay for work expected.

  10. "administrative"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Policy Administrator in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Irish Life full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    It is a family like environment

    Cons

    all management is only irish

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