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New York Life Agent Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 6 days - interviewed at New York Life in March 2014.
Interview Details – I received a phone call from a recruiter being referred by an employee that I met long ago in one of the networking events that I participated in. We talked and I expressed interest in learning more about this opportunity, then an interview was scheduled.
On the interview day, I arrived on-time for the appointment. The branch was inside one of the downtown high rise buildings where they occupied the whole floor in a professional corporate working environment that required security clearance and receptionist in the front. I waited a little for the recruiter to come pick me up for the interview after checking-in with the receptionist. Once the recruiter picked me, we talked getting to know each other. A presentation was then demonstrated, and you can stop for question at any time. I asked a lot of questions pertains to the company, position, and support program provided.
Process was explained in detail and open to questions. After the interview, I was asked to take an computerized personality assessment test before leaving to see if I was an ideal candidate. Result came out and advised by recruiter the same afternoon.
There are total of 3 interviews screening process.
Interview #1. Initial recruiting process. Recruiter getting to know you and brief you with presentation. Passing assessment test result required in order to move to #2.
Interview #2. In-depth interview on a 2 ways street.
Interview #3. Final interview, response only.
New York Life Agent Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at New York Life in September 2011.
Interview Details – Initially there was a phone interview, then an in person interview followed by a computer test to determine if my personality would be a match to the position. There's also a very thorough background check. Simply put, they're trying to tell if you're an aggressive person who can think like a business owner, not an employee.
Interview Question – Hard to understand the compensation until you take the comp class. Then it becomes a little clearer. However I really only started to grasp out comp 6 months into it. But I'm happy!!! Fact is the initial compensation is complex only because newbies into the business are offered a lot of training bonuses since you're starting with zero business. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – None.
Very Easy Interview
New York Life Agent Interview (Negative Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 1 week - interviewed at New York Life in March 2013.
Interview Details – Attended an industry highlight panel though my schools OCR. Panel was just on insurance and each company was selling it's key points. Rather boring but I networked with the New York representative and found him very interesting. I contacted him later via email to thank him for his time and he invited me in for an interview. Strictly getting to know you, No real behavioral situations. Just a chat. Accepted the offer and interned over the summer. Terrible experience though. Maybe life insurance just isn't for me.
Interview Question – When can you start. Don't get suckered into "immediately." Your decision can be wrong if rushed like mine was. Answer Question
Reason for Declining – Started it but the work was all based on what you wanted out of it. Building your own network as opposed to learning skills.
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