Northwestern Mutual

  www.northwesternmutual.com
  www.northwesternmutual.com
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A great opportunity for someone who loves to work independently & meet new people.

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Representative in Birmingham, AL (US)
Current Employee - Financial Representative in Birmingham, AL (US)

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Excellent training & examples of how to be successful.

Cons

No base salary other than signing bonus.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

The Big Brother program is a great idea but there needs to be a selection process between the new rep & the Big Brothers to connect with similar personalities.

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    It is a great company for the right person.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Beautiful office, friendly atmosphere, and great training program.

    Cons

    It is sink or swim. You are given the training and you have a development specialist, but if you are not doing well, you are not making any money.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There should be more stipends for people just starting out or possibly a draw.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Amazing people doing amazing work.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - College Financial Representative in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Current Employee - College Financial Representative in Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Unrivaled independence. Northwestern Mutual lets you make your own schedule and commission lets you decide how much you want to make. You have an opportunity to make a real impact on people's lives. Emphasis on personal growth and development on and off the clock sets Northwestern Mutual apart.

    Cons

    As with many financial institutions, Northwestern Mutual is a very formal company. Be prepared for constant business formal dress, professional situations, and being in a constant state of marketing yourself. If you love to chase sales goals, this could be the job for you. It is a very tough career for the first few years and requires you to ask tough questions and be courageous.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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