There is no spirit of giving at AIG. Some offices have parties, others don't. This company that I truly loved when I started is on a destructive path. BD goes to Bermuda in the same week as a big RIF. As you know, travel has been restricted in the past 5 years. I wish everyone a happy, holiday season but don't plan on retiring from AIG. Treat every day like it's your last one. There is no reward for hard work. Bust your butt and you still get Rif'd. One friend of mine in her 60's worked there 33 years. She received a call on 11/29 and was gone in 20 minutes. Her phone and computer were turned off an hour later.
The review process established in 2010 is a piece of work. You have to set your goals and meet them unless your manager sets them for you. I always thought the manager gave you a review and rating and pointed out your successes and failures. Then they set your annual increase accordingly. Not this company. Most employees loathe the process.