The economic downturn has started a number of problems, and people are finding it difficult to cope with taxes, debts, mounting expenses, fluctuating tax rates, stock market swings and others. These difficulties have also given rise to future uncertainties and a need to plan finances competently to overcome these worries. In this respect, saving solutions, future protection planning and retirement security, offered by MetLife is vital for meeting present and future security plans.
MetLife is also known worldwide for offering hundreds of career building opportunities and job seekers always prefer the company for their career building because they can expect Benefits Choice and Customization, Financial security and the Need for Work-Life Balance in their jobs.
MetLife Organization details
MetLife history began 150 years ago, in 1863, through the joint initiative of a group of businessmen from New York who started a business in 1864 to offer insurances to Civil War soldiers and sailors who may be victims of disabilities during war. The board of directors and President James R. Dow decided to drop casualty business after 5 years, and focused on life insurance. This was also the start of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. The company reached expansion zenith when it acquired American Life Insurance Company (Alico) from AIG for $16.4 billion. Today, MetLife has a presence in 50 countries with over 90 million customers, becoming the world’s largest insurance company with most diversification.
Products and Services
MetLife offers a wide array of products and services through its subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and direct marketing channels across the world. The products and services of the company include Annuities, Dental Insurance, Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance, Mutual Funds & Brokerage, Disability, Vision, Accident Insurance, Critical Illness and Financial Education.
The company is registered with the NYSE under the ticker symbol MET. MetLife operating earnings were $1.6 billion and net income of $956 million on a GAAP basis during the first quarter 2013.
Minimum Working Age at MetLife: 18 years old
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00am -5:00pm; Close Saturday and Sunday
MetLife insurance offers many career building opportunities in Corp Services, Corp communications, Customer Relationships, Insurance and Technology.
Corp Services: Clerical Administration, Auditing /Accounting/Finance, Real Estate /Building Services/Security, HR, Procurement/Purchasing, Executive Management, Legal, Investment, medical.
Customer Relationships: Sales/Support/Sales Management, Customer service and Claims.
Corporate Communication: Marketing, Advertising/PR/Internal Communications.
Insurance: Auto & Home, Actuarial, International, Underwriting
MetLife Career page provides career search tool for Job Search through Search Jobs by Category, Search Jobs by Location and Browse Job Groups.
Senior Accountant (Current Opening)
Location – Tampa, Florida, Type: Full Time, Regular
Perform various accounting functions for correct reporting. Follow reporting requirements and regulatory agencies applicable guidelines for maintaining and preparing financial reports and records. Regulatory requirements are essential.
Financial Service Representatives (current Opening)
Location: Dallas, TX
- Outside sales experience – 2 years
- Outstanding selling, prospecting and presentation skills.
The applicants can click “Search Job” to search positions, and once their choice job is found, they should register and submit MetLife Insurance Job Application. If the qualifications and skills written on the application meet the company job requirements, a member from the HR team will contact the applicant, and call him/her for an interview with the concerned department leadership to find out more about the applicant’s potential for a job with MetLife.
If you want immediate consideration for your MetLife Job Application, the applicant can click on the Apply Now button on the Career Centre, and he/she will be directed to complete profile on-line. Once, the profile is completed the company will verify by sending an automated confirmation email to the applicant.
MetLife Employee Benefits
MetLife is an equal opportunity employer and never discriminate employees on recruiting, assigning, promotions, remuneration and firing. The company is also very much concerned about retaining the employees and hires a diverse workforce for a better performance.
The Benefits offered by MetLife can be classified into three sub-headings including Core Employee Benefits Programs, Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs and Work-Life Solutions.
Core Employee Benefits Programs: Dental and Medical/Prescription Drug coverage, Retirement Plan, 401(k) Savings Plan, Company-Paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Plans and Short-Term Disability Plans.
Voluntary Employee Benefit Programs: Flexible Spending Accounts, Long-Term Care Insurance, Supplemental Life Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, Legal Services Plan
Work-Life Solutions: Flexible work arrangements, Wellness and fitness programs, Paid time off and paid holidays, Adoption assistance, Tuition assistance program and others.
Prospective Interview Questions
- How do you aim to balance your professional life with the family life?
- Give two reasons why we should hire you?
- What do you aim to achieve for the company?
- What differences do you find between this company and our competitors?
- What examples would you give to personnel under you?
- Tell us about your best time?
- Define a professional life?
- Can you take risks?
- What is your working style?
- What is your best time pass?
- Why did you pick MetLife for your career building?