The Hartford Reviews

Updated 29 Jun 2020

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3.9
73%
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88%
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The Hartford CEO Christopher Swift
Christopher Swift
762 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work/Life balance is great: I am so glad I did not have to give up on my career when my kids were born(in 210 reviews)

  • "Work schedules and work from home is very flexible(in 125 reviews)

Cons
  • "The work/life balance can be hard on occasion(in 103 reviews)

  • "The job is mentally draining but that's not uncommon for a call center(in 57 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for, strong ethical approach to doing business."

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

    I worked at The Hartford full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Plenty of new opportunities for people with the right attitude. Knowledgeable people, experts in their own field.

    Cons

    Organization had gone through a lot of change which was unsettling at times.

  2. "Good company to work for"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    IT Business Analyst in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford

    Pros

    good benefits friendly co- workers quite innovative

    Cons

    Not that many opportunities to go up the ladder

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  3. "Great place to work - really invested in people, shame it had to pull back it's international expansion"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits, good promotion prospects and access to senior leaders. Strong brand and great vision / direction

    Cons

    Financial crisis really hit the company so hard it may never recover. Matrixed organisation was challenging to work within.

  4. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, PTO structure, and culture. The people are what really makes this a great company though. Senior leaders make a great effort to engage and communicate at all levels.

    Cons

    Political and outside talent can be valued more than internal experience.

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  5. "Overall Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Knowledge Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I was fortunate to have a great manager who recognized employees fairly.

    Cons

    A lot of change and reorgs.

  6. "Excelente workplace"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Behavioral Health Case Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time

    Pros

    Great management, great benefits, support

    Cons

    High work volume, fast paced environment

  7. "Good Place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent 

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time

    Pros

    Good management, engaging coworkers, great PTO

    Cons

    Training didn't seem like enough

  8. "Great company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at The Hartford full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good culture, solid management, known company with good reputation. People across the division work together well.

    Cons

    Advancement from entry level even with a proven internal track record is tough. Job advancement within the division is extremely competitive.

  9. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Green Bay, WI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at The Hartford full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Training, Helpful Management, Nice Office Space

    Cons

    No negatives, just wasn't the best fit for me personally

  10. "Really good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Claims Specialist in Hartford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, competitive salary and benefits, supportive management

    Cons

    None that are worth mentioning

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