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MassMutual Financial Advisor Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2014
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Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Melville, NY

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at MassMutual in July 2014.

Interview Details – The company contacted me after they found my resume on Monster.com. I scheduled an interview with their recruiting director, Christina, and the interview took roughly an hour. Christina was very well spoken and conducted the interview as a conversation rather than a formal interview. After I finished the initial interview she scheduled me to speak with the branch manager. This portion of the interview mainly consist of me asking the branch manager questions. Both parties were very informative and did not sugar coat what was expected from the position. The whole process took 1-2 weeks.

Interview Question – Describe yourself in three words.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor

I applied online and the process took 1 week - interviewed at MassMutual.

Interview Details – Talked for about 20 minutes with interviewer and then took a 20 minute personality test on computer. It didn't seem like a very good work environment, there were a lot of cubicles where I think I would have worked.

Interview Question – Three good/bad traits   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Sacramento, CA

I applied through college or university - interviewed at MassMutual in May 2014.

Interview Details – Had initial phone interview, about a week or so later got called in for an in-person interview. Talked a lot about his experience, and why he came to Mass Mutual. (Interviewer had previously spent 18 yrs at Northwestern Mutual and I wanted know why he switched over- I had also interviewed with NWM before). Went over resume. Was sent a behavior/personality test afterwards, came back and we went over my results, got more info about company/job details, and decided not to continue since I would have to stay in my current city and I am looking to relocate.

Interview Question – Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What made you want to apply here?   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Neutral Experience

Very Easy Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Orange, CA

I applied through college or university - interviewed at MassMutual in October 2013.

Interview Details – The interview was very relaxed, not many questions. It was mainly asking if you wanted to do it. Commission based pay. Let me repeat Commission based pay. They seem like they will hire anybody.

Pay can be good if you can sell a lot of plans.

Interview Question – Questions were simple. Just a personality test- can you sell something?   View Answer

Reason for Declining – Other offers on the table that were more appealing came up.


Declined Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Virginia Beach, VA

I applied through a recruiter - interviewed at MassMutual in September 2011.

Interview Details – Very lengthy and detailed

Interview Question – can't think of any specific one just that interview did not really reflect what the job was about   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Sounded too good to be true and local reputation not positive


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
San Jose, CA

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at MassMutual in July 2013.

Interview Details – I applied online through indeed.com on Friday and got a phone interview on Monday. We then set up 1 on 1 interview on Wednesday. The interview lasted for about less than 1 hour. It was just me and recruiter in a meeting room having conversation. I was pretty nervous because i don't really have much formal interview experience. The recruiter is cute and respectful.

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Sandy Springs, GA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at MassMutual in June 2013.

Interview Details – The company posted a job opening on an online site and I sent in my resume and received a call the very next day. After talking for about 5 minutes, we setup a face-to-face interview for the following week. I had two in person interviews, and the manager was very friendly and explained how the company worked, what the position looked like, etc.

Interview Question – What are your career goals?   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
San Francisco, CA

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at MassMutual in January 2012.

Interview Details – They ask a lot of questions about your personality, what you did in the past, and what you want to get out of a career. What I liked about the process is that they cared about what you want personally. There's quite a bit of parts to it. There's a part where you do a partial business plan for what you're going to do. There was 5 interviews I went through. At the end of it, I think I got to understand it pretty well, and I'm sure they knew me pretty well too.

Interview Question – How to deal with failures. They'll ask the question and really grind down on that.   Answer Question


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Walnut Creek, CA

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at MassMutual in March 2012.

Interview Details – I met the rep at a job fair at my school. He contacted me for a phone interview. After the phone interview he contacted me for an in person interview after which he sent me a personality test. I took the personality test and then the rep called me for a in person second interview.

Interview Question – Describe a conflict you have had with a past employer and how you handled it.   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Because I decided that a job in sales is not for me.


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Financial Advisor Interview

Financial Advisor
Atlanta, GA

The process took 2 months - interviewed at MassMutual in August 2010.

Interview Details – The interview is very tedious because this is a Sales position. The company is seeking qualified individuals who are sales people with very specific responsibilities.

Interview Question – How would you descibe yourself?   View Answer

Negotiation Details – This is primarily a commission based job. You have to sale to get paid and sometimes underwriting determines your paycheck.

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