AXA Advisors Reviews

Updated March 25, 2015
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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Nice people

    • Work/Life Balance
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AXA Advisors part-time

    Pros

    Nice people and relaxing culture

    Cons

    No team work and crowded working environment

    Doesn't Recommend
  2. Absolute scam, do not work here under any circumstances

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time

    Pros

    none at all, dont join

    Cons

    borderline chop shop, all you will do is push unsuitable annuities

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Financial Advisor

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work/Life balance is great.
    Make your own schedule.
    Flexible hours
    Mangers are there if you need to talk.
    Working with experienced Advisors is easy

    Cons

    Have to pay for your own work area. (~$800/month)
    Products are pushed
    Home office is lacking service help

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Not a very helpful

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Professional Trainee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Financial Professional Trainee in Pittsburgh, PA

    I have been working at AXA Advisors (less than a year)

    Pros

    The interview process was easy and the Vice President who interviewed was extremely nice.

    Cons

    There is poor structure and you are just left to do what ever you want. There does not seem to anyone keeping track of what you do, this is frustrating.

  6. Not what they advertise it to be

    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Denver, CO

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    You have the potential to run your own business if you have the network to do it.

    Cons

    They like to promote the company and working there by talking about their intense training program and their large retention rate. The training program is almost non-existent and all but 1 of the people I started with have since moved on.

  7. 2 people found this helpful

    Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AXA Advisors

    Pros

    Good Benefits. Okay Salary. Good at hiring from within

    Cons

    not much growth opportunity within the company

  8. Tons of calling, 60+ hours per week necessary for new advisors

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Miami, FL

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential, flexible schedule (get what you put in), growing need for the industry, "be your own boss"

    Cons

    Very long hours needed to succeed, hundreds of cold calls per week to get going in the position, no one is interested in what you do for a living, career carries a bad reputation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop pushing new reps to sell friends and family first. No one benefits in the long run unless that advisor stays in the industry

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful

    Don't work here

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    Former Contractor - Registered Representative in Stamford, CT
    Former Contractor - Registered Representative in Stamford, CT

    I worked at AXA Advisors as a contractor (more than a year)

    Pros

    Will sponsor for licensing so you can move somewhere else and do better. Some good people work here but a lousy culture

    Cons

    No income except for commission, what you do earn is heavily deducted for everything from advertising materials to rent for the cubicle you occupy. Was not given so much as a paper clip.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay people and stop charging rent for a cubicle and every other thing an employee needs to make money for AXA

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10. Intern

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Greenville, SC
    Current Intern - Intern in Greenville, SC

    I have been working at AXA Advisors as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Flexible schedule
    -Diverse culture/backgrounds
    -Friendly office environment

    Cons

    -Unpaid position
    -Cold calling to recruit other advisors
    -Little Interaction with employees aside from other interns
    -No training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your interns involved

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Can be a good start point of your professional financial advisor career

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AXA Advisors

    Pros

    Great working environment, it's is easy to get involved into the community. Great team atmosphere with co-workers who become friends.

    Cons

    You might get lazy once you do not have any duties. You have to be self-motivated and find out what you really want to do.

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