Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd

Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd

Insurance

4.1
4.1244 out of 5
5 out of 55.0
4 months ago

System Support Associate

Jan 2022

System Support Associate

Kuala Lumpur
3 to 4 years in the role, former employee

A good company for a stable growth

salary rated
Average
this employer
Recommended
Benefits & perks
4.04 out of 5
Career development
3.03 out of 5
Work/Life balance
3.03 out of 5
Working environment
4.04 out of 5
Management
3.03 out of 5
Stress level
Average

The good things

You can easily find good colleagues and friends to work with here and they’re a lot of non salary benefit available too, the most interesting to me is the LIFE PROGRAMME where it shows that company values their employees’ health too on top of the medical benefits given. There’re also Toastmasters club available if you would like to work on your public speaking skills. There’re plenty of places to go and eat around too as we’re just beside Great Eastern Mall. Company also like to give some token of appreciation, depending on the department, of all the hardwork done. Yearly salary increment depends on department but generally it’s a decent increment.
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The challenges

To level up in this company might be easy, or hard depending on the department. The amenities are not like how other company did like free flow snacks, or a big pantry, or a playroom/stress-free room, but they’re improving, which is good. The management sometimes make a very last minute decision that leads to some employees having need to work overtime, but this company did not pay OT, they just gave food allowances when you work overtime. Workload sometimes is too much, but generally is average. Lastly, company/department should allocate more budget for employees’ away day to appreciate us more. For crisis management, I think this company did quite a good job but kind of being late to start wfh mechanism in the beginning of the pandemic.
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