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Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative Interview Questions

Updated Jan 30, 2015
Updated Jan 30, 2015
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Financial Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Seattle, WA
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

Interview Details

The interview process was pretty straight forward as there was nothing more than personality questions. The whole interview was based on a personality test that you are required to take during a process. They went over it during the skype interview and basically were able to determine what kind of employee I you would be and if you have the right personality to work for them.

Interview Questions
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Northwestern Mutual

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    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    Went through three rounds of 1 on 1 interviews with the college recruiters. The company is looking for competitive personalities. Before the last interview, you are required to get information from friends and family that will later be used as a base for your first potential clients.

    Interview Questions
    • No hard questions. Just basic questions about you and your resume.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    Applied online. Had a phone interview first and then an in-person interview. Very straightforward, talked further about my resume and asked a few questions about the internship. Then they asked me to meet a person higher up the ladder and prepare a powerpoint presentation on why I wanted to work there. They never ended up asking me to present one. The third and final interview was face-to-face and a short 20 minute discussion after which they usually offer you a position.

    Interview Questions
    • No unexpected questions. Just prepare a little about the insurance and wealth management industry.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  3.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    4-part Interview. The interview process is more of a conversation around if this would be a mutual fit. Completing surveys with potential clients allows you to determine if you have the skills to network. You meet with several people/current reps who have had success in the business so that you can hear both sides of the storey.

    Interview Questions
    • "How do you think people view you from a professional standpoint?"   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Too many interview questions. They make you take an over 100 question personality test before they even talk to you about the job..then they ask for the names and phone numbers of "close contacts" you have aka to try to gain sales.

    Interview Questions
    • I feel very pressured having to make sales quotas as my sole source of income.   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Not enough money. Didn't wanna work for 100% commission after getting my finance degree and an MBA...

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Cleveland, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in January 2015.

    Interview Details

    There are 5 interviews to complete this process. After the first interview, if things go well you will be given numerous amounts of information on the possible career. Be careful to read and anaylze EVERYTHING. Come in the interviews with questions and tons of research.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  7.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    It was very easy. It felt like a conversation more than an interview. I had 2 rounds of interviews. After the first interview, I was given a "challenge" to get as many referrals as I could out of 50 possible. I got 47. It was easy-medium to get the referrals.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    They will call to screen you, and that is followed by 2-4 in person interviews with recruiters and managers. The people you deal with are very friendly and want you to become apart of the team. I didn't accept because another opportunity came up, however I was willing and ready to become apart of the team. Just watch out, it is advertised as "top ten internship in the US" but it is as good as the work you put into it, or at least thats what I gathered from my brief experience there.

    Interview Questions
    Reasons for Declining

    Other opportunity came up, however I was willing and ready to become apart of the team. Just watch out, it is advertised as "top ten internship in the US" but it is as good as the work you put into it, or at least thats what I gathered from my brief experience there.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
  9.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Skokie, IL
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Skokie, IL
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    The interview process took a couple weeks and I met with 4 or 5 different people. The interview questions were very basic and mostly related to if you can handle a sales position. Some things they asked were when have you have failed and how did you handled it, and if you are ok with rejection. Nothing unexpected

    Interview Questions
    • You have to do a market survey to show them you can handle sitting down with people and that you can get referrals.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    none, all commission
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Richmond, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    3 interviews, all in-person at the location. First was with the campus recruiter, the second with a financial representative, and the third was a powerpoint presentation to 3 people (the first two people you interviewed with and the head director of campus recruitment). The presentation was on why you should be hired

    Interview Questions
    • "Describe to me a situation where you encountered rejection. How did you deal with it?"   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    None
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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