Aflac

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Aflac Reviews

Updated 22 December 2014
Updated 22 December 2014
742 Reviews
3.1
742 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • set your own hours, unlimited income potential (in 22 reviews)

  • Management is very engaged with making sure that employees maintain a good work-life balance (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • No benefits, no base salary, the bosses will lie about everything (in 30 reviews)

  • lack of initial support - but it's like any 100% commission job: "you reap what you sow" (in 40 reviews)

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  1.  

    Excellent. Would prefer full-time instead of contract ... due to contract interruptions.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aflac

    Pros

    Pay is great; work-life balance is excellent; & atmosphere is professional but fun to work in.

    Cons

    Contract positions do not have stability & get interrupted frequently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more thoughtful of contract employees ... they are employees working for the company & should be included in company incentives.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Great sales experience, really teaches any given individual what it takes to become a great salesperson.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Independent Agent
    Current Employee - Independent Agent

    I have been working at Aflac

    Pros

    Great, fast-paced work environment.

    Cons

    There is no base salary; therefore, making it hard if you are an entry-level sales person.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a base salary to invite top talent to the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    District Sales Coordinator

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Sales Coordinator in Victoria, TX (US)
    Current Employee - District Sales Coordinator in Victoria, TX (US)

    I have been working at Aflac as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Paid on performance. Brand recognition. Ethical company.

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing. Come on, it's AFLAC!!!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on keeping on!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Sales associate

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Columbus, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Columbus, OH (US)

    I have been working at Aflac full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You make your own schedule. Unlimited earning potential.

    Cons

    It's full commission. The business model is to saturate areas as much as possible, so if you don't have the skills required to be good in sales you will most likely fail.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire canidates you feel there is a good chance will be successful. Hiring everyone who applies is discouraging to a new hiree.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great Sales

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Regional Manager in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Regional Manager in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at Aflac

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential with promotion comes more pay

    Cons

    Commision only and no benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Managers vary by each state

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Sales work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales in Lombard, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Sales in Lombard, IL (US)

    I have been working at Aflac full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good and helpful teams. Team spirit is evident

    Cons

    Commission only which means too much running around

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Decent, just not for me.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Elmwood Park, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Elmwood Park, NJ (US)

    I worked at Aflac part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I was only an intern, but my boss and the human resources guy in the office were really cool and helpful. Other than that...not so much.

    Cons

    Everyone is an independent agent of Aflac, so there wasn't really a "team environment".
    As an intern, nobody really bothered to get to know me...spent most days just talking to my boss. Lost morale quick and stopped returning after a few weeks.
    A LOT OF COLD CALLING.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management was cool. Not much to say for them. Maybe try to get everyone on the same page. I understand everyone has their own accounts, but something can be done to foster employee relations

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    To love what I do and make a difference every day is a dream come true!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - District Sales Coordinator in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - District Sales Coordinator in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at Aflac full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I have complete control over how much I make or don't make based on what I'm willing to put into my career.

    Cons

    Sometimes it can be difficult to stay motivated and focused. I'm easily distracted so I have to make my goals a priority.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think more focus needs to be on quality recruiting, training and retention as opposed to mass recruiting. This isn't a fit for everyone.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Multi Level Marketing

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - District Sales Coordinator in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - District Sales Coordinator in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Aflac full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You have the ability to make as much money as your talent alows.

    Cons

    The company process will weigh you down the more successful you become.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Servicing client's needs to be streamlined.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Columbus, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Columbus, GA (US)

    I worked at Aflac full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    everything is good here dude

    Cons

    non everything is wonderful man

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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