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Better be in it for the lo

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales Associate in North Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Sales Associate in North Chicago, IL

I have been working at Aflac full-time (More than a year)

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

Pros

*Renewals stay with you for life if you are vested with the company. *It takes 3 - 5 years to really be paid like this is a career, and fully vested at 10 years.... which is awesome to have. Makes me wish I started this right away and built something before having a spouse and kids and mortgage payment, etc. *No Territories

Cons

**No Territories **NO salary - not even a little one - like other large Insurance Companies offer to start. **Too many recruits start out gung-ho, contact like crazy, and then crash and burn after finding adversity - leaving a bad impression from business owners who have been contacted repeatedly or signed up and had their new associate leave AFLAC and they are left with a sour taste in their mouth. **Hard to have established life style and bills/responsibilities that must be met when just starting out. **Training is on a rotating basis and the first several weeks were good but then as new recruits came in, I found I was not supported nearly as well since I was beyond what they were working on and it started being more of a review. Needed training to continue, but found calling HQ and handling things with them was much more of an education than than what they did in training.

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  1. Helpful (4)

    A Great First sales job as long as you don't need $ right away

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Portland, OR

    I have been working at Aflac full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Freedom=Self-Employed, Learned Cold calling via phone and going from business to business. Learned Public Speaking. Aflac helps people which is a great feeling.

    Cons

    Rude HR and other gatekeepers. At least 90% of new agents fail within 6 months for a variety of reasons. It is very hard work. Hard to keep motivated, hard to self regulate and work at least 8 hrs a day prospecting vs organizing your files and chatting with co-workers. Most people just don't have the self-discipline to do this.

    Advice to Management

    Very disappointed at how inflated the projected income you make in the first year is.


  2. Helpful (3)

    It was a scam every day

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Greenville, SC
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Greenville, SC

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    No good traits at all in the day

    Cons

    It was a scam all day every day.

    Advice to Management

    Fire yourself


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