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Great Company but Not for Everyone

Former Employee - Sales Representative in La Crosse, WI
Former Employee - Sales Representative in La Crosse, WI

I worked at Aflac (less than an year)

Pros

I thought it was a great company. I thought the training they put you through was fabulous. My classmates were great. I loved the spirit of those who worked for Aflac. Sales seminar is a lot of fun. I believed in the products.

Cons

It is 100% commission. Very tough to sell in the market I was in. I think if you were able to become a part of a sales office early in their establishment or if there was turn over and you could take over some account to get you going and keep stable that would be helpful but that was not the case for me. Plus I was hired on with about 8 other people and we all ended up prospecting and calling on the same companies. Just made it look like the office didn't have much communication.

Neutral Outlook

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Do not work under the AFLAC name

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    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Marriottsville, MD
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Marriottsville, MD

    I worked at Aflac full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    You get to set your own hours and the people are friendly. They give you some training in products they offer.

    Cons

    You need to buy insurance that will put you in debt if you do not make any sales. I lost almost $1,000 because my DSC told me to ignore the letters from AFLAC telling me I had to pay. I spent over 6 months at AFLAC and in hindsight it was one of the worst decisions I've ever made working here. Aflac is a scam.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    How about offering a base salary plus commission.?

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    unstructured intern program

    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at Aflac as an intern

    Pros

    cold calling gave me so much experience talking to professionals. my interpersonal skills are thanks to aflac

    Cons

    the intern program was very unstructured they basically left you in a room to cold call 8 hours per day

    Doesn't Recommend
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