Careers at TAL

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People are at the heart of everything we do

People are why we do what we do. And this is what our whole Purpose is based on: Every day at TAL, we work to help Australians live a life filled with choices, options and freedoms, no matter what happens.

Our people have an important job to do in the Australian community and we want our customers to know we will be there when they need us most. Our Ambition is to ensure our customers understand and value the protection they have and are confident we will be there when they need us most.

TAL is much more than a place to come to work. We go out of our way to help you do your best work, share your brightest ideas, build strong relationships, and make a difference that matters.

Together, we can achieve more than we ever could alone.



Work is a big part of life, and at TAL we work hard to make it one of the best parts. We offer a workplace that’s inclusive and flexible, supporting our people with options that let them make the most of their careers.

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What it's like to work with us

Flexible ways of working

2019 Champion of Flexible Work Awards Winner Our aim is to create an environment where our people can perform at their best, wherever and whenever they are working. Because we've learnt, flexible working isn't just good for our people, it's good for our business.

Making sure we help you balance the different aspects of your life is important to us. We offer a variety of ways to work. Flexibility will be different for everyone, so we can work out what’s right for you, the business, and also the rest of the team.

Opportunities to grow and develop

We recognise the importance of our people continuing to grow and develop, and is committed to providing a variety of exciting learning and development opportunities for every stage of your career.
Most people learn best by hands-on experience. Trying new things, participating in projects and reflecting on what you’ve learned are part of learning at TAL
Social learning, whether coaching, mentoring, team events, job shadowing or participating in online learning discussions will form part of your TAL learning experience
We have a range of best-practice development programs based on our unique TAL core and specialist capabilities.

Focusing on physical, mental and financial wellbeing

We've seen first hand the impact of living a happy and healthy life. Our employee Health and Wellbeing Committee provides programs and resources to support our people through 3 focus areas:
Mental Health
Supporting everyone's emotional wellbeing
Physical Health
Helping everyone optimise their physical wellbeing
Financial Health
Encouraging everyone to set up good financial habits

Our benefits

The benefits of working with us goes well beyond your remuneration package. Flexible working arrangements, development opportunities and wellbeing programs are just part of what we offer.

A generous insurance plan for our people.

We’re proud of our products at TAL, which is why we provide them for our people too.

TAL permanent employees receive company paid income protection insurance, not to mention life and total + permanent disability insurance. Cover commences after 6 months service. Family and friends receive a discount on our insurance too.

Health and wellbeing programs

Our commitment to a healthy workplace includes facilities as well as policies that support our people. Just some of the ways we live this commitment include free parking for expectant mums in the final trimester, free flu shots and flexible working arrangements that suit you. 

Leave options

Life outside work is important, so when you’ve worked with us for 12 months, you can purchase additional leave. And once you’ve been with us for 3 years, you’ll get an additional 2 days personal leave each year.

Referral bonus

Help us to find more great people to work at TAL. We’ll reward you with a referral bonus of up to $4000 if you find us someone amazing. 

Gym facilities/membership discounts

Our offices either have fitness facilities or employees are entitled to discounted membership at nearby gyms.


Our community contribution

We’ve been protecting Australians for 150 years, and we believe in the power of community. So we’re always looking to give back in other ways through our Community Foundation. 

The TAL Community Foundation launched in 2015 to better coordinate and amplify the help we provide to the community. Since then, the Foundation has made a real difference through monetary donations and skills-based volunteering in three focus areas:

  • helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds,
  • supporting Indigenous communities, and
  • promoting positive mental health. 

Beyond our dollar matching programs for donations, we also support community days where our people dedicate their time to support a charity of their choosing. Last year our people contributed nearly 250 days of community volunteering. 

The way we work together

Together, we achieve so much more than we ever could alone.

At TAL we understand the value of teamwork and that’s why Our Spirit focuses on the way we work with our customers, partners, communities and each other. 

Our Spirit comes to life through four qualities:

  • Aiming higher.
    We love punching above our weight to succeed. We work together to find bold new ways to solve problems and make a meaningful difference.
  • Doing the right thing.
    The easy way out doesn’t work for us. We believe in fairness, and being accountable for our actions. We show we care by taking our responsibilities seriously.
  • Being straightforward.
    We say what we mean and mean what we say. We respect each other, our customers and our partners, on a mission to cut out confusion and complexity whenever we encounter it.
  • Getting it done.
    We never give up. We’ll go further than anyone else to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and partners. 

The qualities of Our Spirit were developed with our people. By embedding this culture into every part of our business, we continue to set ourselves apart. 


Encouraging and supporting diversity, inclusion and equity

TAL’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, chaired by our Group CEO, focuses on fostering an inclusive culture, enabling our people to work in a way that allows them to reach their full potential.

At TAL, we understand that our people are a reflection of the communities we serve, and that we come from all walks of life, with commitments and pursuits outside of work. Supported by a number of employee-led committees, our people are encouraged to embrace diversity in the workplace across the following focus areas:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Through our relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, we’re committed to building cultural awareness and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the organisation. Our priorities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders include:

  • Continuing to evolve our Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan

  • Continuing our partnership with CareerTrackers to provide internship opportunities and prepare First Nation’s students for the workforce

  • Delivering improved economic and employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, organisations and communities through procurement and talent strategies

Gender equality

With a long standing commitment to gender equality in the workplace, TAL has been externally recognised by the WGEA (Workplace Gender Equality Agency) for eight years in a row. Our priorities for gender equality include:

  • Ensuring that all genders can participate fairly at all levels in all business units and teams across TAL

  • Advocating for our employee community

  • Celebrating our diverse workforce

  • Maintaining our reputation as an employer of choice for women

LGBTI+ inclusion

Our Employee Action Group, TAL Pride, works to continue to increase workplace inclusion for our LGBTI+ employees enabling them to work and perform at their best. Our priorities for LGBTI+ inclusion include:

  • Creating, and continuing to uplift, inclusive polices for all our people

  • Celebrating our diverse workforce

  • Being an employer of choice for the LGBTI+ community

  • Working with the LGBTI+ community to advocate for progressive change on inclusion across the financial services industry

Our relationships and partnerships provide us with the opportunity to support education, employment, economic and health outcomes, while helping create an inclusive and safe workplace.




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Our recognition starts with people

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  • FSC Life Insurance Award 2021 - Innovation in Retail Winner
  • 2020 Life Company of the Year Winner
  • Commonwealth Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) – Employer of Choice
  • 2020 Momentum Media Women in Finance Winner
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