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Review averages

  • 78 employees say

    Excellent (33)
    42.307692307692%
    Good (16)
    20.512820512821%
    Satisfactory (18)
    23.076923076923%
    Subpar (11)
    14.102564102564%
    3.34
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    100%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    2.13

Company summary

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For over 140 years, Prudential Financial has helped people grow and protect their wealth. 

Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions. We have over $1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31st, 2017, and approximately $3.7 trillion of gross life insurance in force worldwide as of Dec. 31, 2016.  

We measure our long-term success on our ability to deliver value for shareholders, meet customer needs, attract and develop the best talent in our industry, offer an inclusive work environment where employees can develop to their full potential, and give back to the communities where we live and work. 

Numbers

Employees

10,001+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

We offer individual and institutional clients a wide array of financial products and services. 

We have operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock , an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation.

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Company outlook

A Company Built on Talent

Prudential is a company of smart, ambitious professionals working together across a multitude of disciplines. Together, we are building a better financial future for our customers and our communities around the globe.

At Prudential, we understand that a company is only as good as its people. This simple fact is central to all that we do.

We call it “the Talent Mindset” – a company-wide commitment to attract and develop the dedicated professionals whose insights, innovation, and hard work fuel our success and make us a global leader in financial services.

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Location

Locations (international)

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Prudential Financial, Inc. has operations in the USA, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

See where we are and what we do in each location.


For applicants

Videos

The Prudential Balloons Experiment
The Prudential Action Gap Experiment

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

Why Prudential?

We are a purpose-driven company, bound together by our commitment to what we do and how we work together. We come to this business from many different perspectives, but we all hold common values that we bring to our work.

It takes a lot of different skill sets to do what we do. That’s why we invest in professional development for every single employee. We are dedicated to providing opportunities to develop skills, connect with mentors, take on challenging projects, and stretch beyond your formal job description. 

People join Prudential for the opportunity of a new job, but stay because they have found a dynamic, challenging career.

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How would we describe the company culture?

A Culture of Collaboration

When you ask someone why they work at Prudential, the answer is almost always the same: the people.

At Prudential, we believe that our best work happens in collaboration. You’ll spend your time working alongside colleagues from a multitude of disciplines, who bring complementary skills and unique perspectives to solving some of today’s most challenging questions.

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Reviews for Prudential

Reviews - What employees say

3.34 Employees say
2.13 Applicants say
  • 14.Dec 2017
  • Employee

Company Culture

Expected us to put in as many hours as needed to get the job done. Worked many nights and weekends.

Support from management

My manager only contacted me when changes were needed.

Teamwork

Our office worked well together.

Freedom to work independently

Worked from home.

Internal Communication

No real line of communication.

Gender Equality

This was never discussed.

Attitude towards older colleagues

Good

  • 01.Dec 2017
  • Employee

Company Culture

Very toxic cultural. Director and managers abuse their power over direct reports.

Support from management

Director/Management are abusive, play favoritism and use performance reviews as a tool to harass, bully and fool Prudential corporate.

Teamwork

Micro-management by control obsessed director/managers.

Freedom to work independently

Culture of micro-management.

Internal Communication

Retirement Counselor team silo'd from rest of Prudential. Not permitted to participate in Prudential events and benefits. Director says the Team works for the State of NC.


Review averages

  • 78 employees say

    Excellent (33)
    42.307692307692%
    Good (16)
    20.512820512821%
    Satisfactory (18)
    23.076923076923%
    Subpar (11)
    14.102564102564%
    3.34
  • 1 applicant says

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
    0%
    Satisfactory (1)
    100%
    Subpar (0)
    0%
    2.13

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