AXA Advisors

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Very nice, calm workplace, be sure to stay on task though

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Former Intern - Unpaid Intern in New York, NY
Former Intern - Unpaid Intern in New York, NY

I worked at AXA Advisors as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Calm, easy to work in, relaxed if an intern, usually always work to be done

Cons

Sometimes gets confusing, a bit quiet/loud at times, be sure to stay on the boss' good side.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Don't do it

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Scottsdale, AZ
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Scottsdale, AZ

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible schedule(depending on your manager and how long you've been there), Potential for good income(but not very common)

    Cons

    Poor training, No base salary, Poor benefits(no 401k match), Force you to sell to your family and friends, Have you tell prospects you sell outside products but base your benefits requirement and bonus on AXA Equitable proprietary products, Have you sell primarily life insurance and annuities regardless of clients best interest, every expense is paid for by the advisor including but not limited to: computer rental(required), Errors and Omissions insurance(required), cubicle or office(required), office supplies, personal office equipment(printer, additional monitor, etc), postage on work related documents, etc. No one knows who the company is so you have to sell them on using you and the company. Claim you get several resources from company but most are no longer legitimate since they have been recycled so many times by employees that have quit.

    Advice to Management

    Coach your employees instead of badgering them when they are doing poorly.


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    Financial Advisor

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Dallas, TX

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wide variety of resources since the company is international . Company provides decent sales training if you are new to sales. You will virtually be just a salesman who calls themselves a "Financial Advisor" and you don't even have to have any type of financial background to be a financial advisor which is totally ridiculously sad but true

    Cons

    Company will tell you whatever they think you want to hear to get you in the door. They will tell you that you will earn 100k + if you just work hard which only 2% of advisors really make annually . Most advisors make around 20k their first year and you will be fired if you don't meet certain quotas. It's a revolving door company policy and after most employees really see what the company is about they leave. There is over a 60% turnover rate annually so you can do the math

    Advice to Management

    TELL THE TRUTH !! Applicants deserve that at the minimum! Don't just try to get individuals in the door!


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