American General Finance
2.6 of 5 66 reviews
www.springleaffinancial.com Evansville, IN 5000+ Employees

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Updated May 8, 2014

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American General Finance President & CEO Jay N. Levine

Jay N. Levine


33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Weekly pay, good benefits, good entry level experience, no Sunday or late evening hours"
    in 7 reviews
  • "Has good opportunities for advancement, good benefits, good pay, and a very structured work environment"
    in 6 reviews
Cons:
  • "upper management will tell employees what they want to hear with no intention of following through"
    in 11 reviews
  • "There is little room for advancement"
    in 5 reviews
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    They stress you out

    Financial Representative (Current Employee)
    Walterboro, SC

    Prospay, get paid weekly, good benefits, off on sundays and most saturdays.

    Consthe way they beat you up about getting loans, and meeting quota. District manager can be stressful. got to dress up all the time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop stressing people out about meeting quota.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It was good.

    Outbound Teller (Current Employee)
    Delaware, OH

    ProsVery friendly team and hospitable

    ConsNo growth and higher management is always busy

    Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Unprofessional

    Financial Representative (Former Employee)
    Indianapolis, IN

    ProsI cannot think of any.

    ConsCharged high rates to customers. Manager was unprofessional.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Financial Representative (Former Employee)
    West Valley City, UT

    ProsLearned a broad range of things related to the financial industry

    ConsExtremely old fashion processes (i.e. hand filled out time cards) Middle management led by threats and stresses high pressure sales approach. No long-term career opportunities available

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet with the times! Employees want to have some autonomy in their work and not feel like they are working for a company afraid of the internet

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good entry level or filler position, not a long term option

    Assistant Branch Manager (Current Employee)
    Cheltenham, PA

    ProsWeekly pay, good benefits, good entry level experience, no Sunday or late evening hours.

    ConsNo room for advancement due to office closings, arbitrary and consistently changing guidelines, poor compensation for miles driven. A lot of collecting required including home visits.

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A they are non-responsive and showed little interest in employee input.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I left everyday feeling bad about myself

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsHours, insurance, easy to learn,

    ConsStressful, demanding, pushy, travel to unsafe neighborhoods

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to learn consumer finance

    Branch Manager (Former Employee)
    Birmingham, AL

    ProsGood way to learn consumer finance from the ground up.

    ConsLocal/district management, lack of direction

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Company

    Branch Manager (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsWell organized, treated people well

    ConsDid not make all the money promised

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't make bonus promises you aren't going to keep

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    The pay was very good but the Companies processes and procedures are outdated

    Graphic Designer (Current Employee)
    Evansville, IN

    ProsGood pay. Excellent vacation and benefits.

    ConsOutdated business model and management styles. Upper management is very against change or processes that are not their standard. Example: They will only do business with vendors they have done business with for years refuse to use new vendors or services.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSeek help from outside consultants who could help with new processes and social media and
    newer forms communication.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosno longer in business in my area

    ConsCompany was sold due to having to liquidate assets. Great place to work at one time and learn a great deal

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

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