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Good training and mentor program

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsFinancial advisors help train you in techniques they use to expand their market
Solid compensation program with commission and bonuses.

ConsThe industry can be difficult to start building a book of business, but that is typical for many financial careers.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees a small stipend to help support them during the beginning months. Its hard to market yourself when you aren't making very much money fresh out of college.

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    Financial Representative Position

    Financial Representative (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than a year

    Pros: One of the best companies to work for. Northwestern assures that their employees are extremely qualified to aid their clients in… Cons: The industry lends itself to a competitive nature. People who are not motivated by competition or are… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to provide your employees and customers with great financial… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Solid stepping stone for young professionals

    Financial Representative (Former Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for more than a year

    Pros: -work/life balance -great people around you, both co-workers and upper management -tons… Cons: -100% commission based -calling on friends and family Advice to Senior Management: Nothing I can think of at the time. I… More
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