Western & Southern Financial

www.westernsouthern.com
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Western & Southern Financial Chairman, President, and CEO John F. Barrett
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    Sales representative in the home office

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    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Cincinnati, OH
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Cincinnati, OH

    I have been working at Western & Southern Financial full-time (More than a year)

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good base salary, decent bonus structure, free lunches, pay for life/health license and securities licenses (series 6 & 63), set schedule with no Sundays.

    Cons

    Turnover can be a bit high due to call center environment, management does not always clearly communicate with staff, 401k match is not that great.

    Advice to Management

    The CRC has great potential but is very underutilized and overlooked.


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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Western & Southern Financial.

    Interview

    This is an extremely long interview. I would really push for a phone screener because the terms of the position were significantly different in the interview than when I was pitched the position (multiple recruiters contacted me about it). The first step is for you to take an aptitude assessment. This is not a programming assessment. They ask a number of puzzle questions... Reading comprehension... Asking you to follow detailed instructions. There is another reason that I would push for a phone screener. I think they are a very polarizing organization. The pay is on lower than other organizations, and the culture is extremely restrictive. They come across as very judgemental. I would fear making any decisions as an employee. They don't make any attempt to hide this... Ask your interviewer. The big selling point for W&S is that someday you will make really good money. They also list stability, however the software development positions are contract positions... So I don't consider stability to be a perk.

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Website www.westernsouthern.com
Headquarters Cincinnati, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1888
Type Company - Private
Industry Insurance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Through its subsidiaries the company offers a variety of life insurance products and annuities; accident and supplemental health coverage; mutual funds; and other investment management products and services. Western & Southern's financial services include mutual fund administration, trust services, financial advisory, and real estate development; it owns or manages some $51 billion in assets. The company is licensed in most states and the District of Columbia. Western & Southern Financial Group was founded in 1888 and is owned by a mutual holding company.

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