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Financial Representative

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Representative in West Hartford, CT (US)
Current Employee - Financial Representative in West Hartford, CT (US)

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Unlimited potential to make a great salary
Manage your own schedule
Great Atmosphere

Cons

Double Edge sword, Freedom to create your own schedule can be your downfall.
If you're not in the right market, it won't work out.

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  1. Financial Representative

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    Former Employee - Financial Representative
    Former Employee - Financial Representative

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The high level producers are very encouraging and very willing to sit down and talk with you, the products are the best on the market, nice signing bonus, good software, great learning experience

    Cons

    No base salary, my trainer was pretty poor but that will depend on the office, only teach 1 system that isn't very realistic, unless you can keep generating new leads, will be tough to make it

    Advice to Management

    Get a process in place that doesn't just involve asking everyone you know for referrals

  2. Tough gig, but you learn a lot, even if you can't make it into a career.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential, full autonomy with work.

    Cons

    That unlimited earning potential comes at a cost...unlimited amount of time needed to dedicate to being successful.

    Advice to Management

    Hiring large amounts of people to curb against the low retention rate is not an efficient way to set up your financial reps for their future.

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