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Productive and interesting, no two days are the same and constantly learning new things.
I have learned a range of new skills such as managing people, influence and negotiation skills and ethics in the work place.
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Recognition Awards
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Short Staffed
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Started in the company with high hopes. Company induction will get your optimism initially. I received very little actual job induction. Don't show confidence or ambition to progress because superiors will soon let you know your place. Promotions were questionable. Pay was awful and overtime was never paid or even acknowledged. I stayed for 5 years and feel much more valued elsewhere
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A job and valuable experience
Cons
Pay, negative culture
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Fantastic company for internal training/mentoring programs to get you the knowledge required for your job, or the job you want.
Great variety of people and teams which amplifies cross-collaboration and innovation.
Pros
Internal Training
Cons
Mentoring programs are hard to get into
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Everything is there what you can ask for as a software developer, innovation driven company and awesome colleagues.Very good company for work life balance
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Good company to work for would return easy going relaxed workstyle great opportunities to progress both through internal training and subsidized degrees.
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Yes, my review.....I would recommend Pramerica as a place of employment for career growth, opportunity, talent Development, mentoring and continued learning.
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A good company that invest in your learning and career progression. They allow you to progress your career even if it means you wish to move to a different sector within the company. They allow flexible working hours which works well for families.
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There is a bad work ethic culture in pramerica, if you have a problem you can't grasp there is no one to turn to for help. I worked there for nine weeks and from day one I was bullied so I got up and left, I always got the impression that I was not wanted by my team lead.
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Work Culture is good and the management will hear the employee problems. I have learned to improve my interpersonal and presentation skills. The hardest part of the job is lot of meeting that not related to your role.
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Excellent opportunities to start your career if you don't mind low pay but limited professional development as management layer have little to no external experience so exist in a bubble
Pros
Training Opportunities
Cons
Have to follow the company line even though most employees regard it only as rhetoric
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A typical day is 9.30am to 6pm but this can vary between departments. You are permitted 55 mins of breaks during the day and these can be taken at any time.The company embraces the American corporate culture and so there are numerous Town Halls,Village Halls and other meetings that you have to attend - even at high workload times.
Many tasks can be repetitive but workloads can also be unrealistically high. Overtime is expected but unpaid. Strict deadlines must be met and so this can often lead to a very poor work/life balance.

The pay structure is ridiculously poor for new recruits and low level employees. Take home pay is on a par with the current minimum pay levels. The company promotes financial wellness programmes but this is not reflected in the salaries been offered. The company also offers an attractive pension but such incentives are not always affordable to all and that is disappointing.

Career progression can also be problematic and frustrating. There are many training courses on offer but selection for these courses appear to be run with a very ad-hoc approach. You can apply for a course on offer but never hear anything back. Other courses take a more formal approach - interview and presentation - and this can be off-putting for some.

Depending on your department, you may be on American bank holidays. This leads to having days off when others are working. You then have to work Irish holidays - such as St Patrick's Day. This again can be frustrating.

In many departments your christmas holiday entitlement is restricted to just christmas day thus resulting in having
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Pros
The people who work there.
Cons
Minimum wage, workloads, unpaid overtime, poor work life balance
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As a senior data analyst I specialize in Data Analytics, mostly using the format of visualization, producing interactive dashboards and reports. My role entails receiving raw data that I must question, clean, manipulate and therefore provide insight on. This may be in the form of R (for Big Data) or excel and subsequently delivering findings via Tableau, Power BI and a wealth of other reporting platforms.
Pros
Flexibility
Cons
Limitations for progression
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Nice new building and area to work in. Talented and well educated staff. Depending on the type of position, this company tends to lag behind the competition in terms of a competitive salary.
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I've been at Pramerica for 13 years and have found it consistently difficult to advance in my career. Work is varied and interesting, management styles can be mixed and not always supportive. The pay is well below the national average for my field and now that I'm PMP certified, the company is not making any effort to help me move to the next level in my career despite excellent feedback from customers and colleagues.
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Great people, good infrastructure
Cons
frustrating micro management
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Pramerica Systems Ireland LTD, Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland. At Pramerica, we provide a vast range of business and technology services to our parent company, Prudential Financial, Inc.
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Pramerica Systems Ireland LTD, Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland.
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Pramerica Systems Ireland LTD, Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland.
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Loved working for Pramerica and I advanced my career. The projects were challenging and managed properly. The team is very supportive. The culture throughout the company was outstanding.
Pros
great work environment
Cons
low pay
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Great work atmosphere, Great perks, Great staff,Work from home option, Trips to Us, Great office, new building, plenty of scope for promotions, relaxed office working.
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Enjoyable company to work for.
Friendly office environment.

Fast pace environment meaning there is always opportunities to up skill your profile.


Great Job satisfaction as working product can be seen regularly
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Good company to work and great work life balance, Diverse work force

A typical day includes meetings with US counterparts and discussing the status of ongoing projects.
Pros
Scope to learn new things
Cons
late shifts
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5.0
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Excellent work life balance and great place to work. Excellent people and super career progression opportunities and training opportunities available.
Pros
Work Life Balance
Cons
None
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Work is extremely varied

The company support multiple arms of the parent company


Pramerica take on people from non tech backgrounds
Pros
Great opportunity's to up skill
Cons
long hours, glass ceiling
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