First Investors Corporation

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It Takes a Certain Kind of Person to be Successful

Financial Services Representative (Current Employee) Detroit, MI

ProsHands on management
Healthy yet very supportive competition
Can pay very well
Learn something new everyday
Gain a lot of experience in a short period of time
Meet new clients everyday
Very straight forward promotion schedule

ConsNeed to solicit new business though they do give house accounts
You need to put in a lot of time to be successful
You have to be extremely self-motivated and determined
You have to want to be there and work hard everyday
Very sink or swim but management will help in anyway possible if you ask (more of a pro)
The first year is the hardest
Unpaid training
Takes a while to start making money

Advice to Senior ManagementBring more structure and depth to training

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Must be willing to work 12 hour days and weekends.

    Registered Representative (Former Employee) Seattle, WA

    I worked at First Investors Corporation as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros: Goal orientated, no cap on how much you can make,… Cons: You have to make a very large investment of your personal… Advice to Senior Management: Less empty promises and be more upfront about the workload… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    It was not my best experience.

    Financial Services Representative (Former Employee) Syracuse, NY

    I worked at First Investors Corporation as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros: Ethical company with a lot of good products. Friendly people and… Cons: Pure commission makes it tough to get started. You have to generate your own… Advice to Senior Management: There should be some kind of base pay or a training stipend… More

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