Modern Woodmen
3.8 of 5 34 reviews
www.modern-woodmen.org Rock Island, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Modern Woodmen as an intern

ProsThe Managers are very nice.

ConsStrictly commission-based.
Have to rely on family and cold-calls to get started.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe willing to give some of your Reps a few of your clientele to get them started.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Endless opportunities but make no money

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Modern Woodmen full-time for less than a year


Pros: Long history...fraternal benefits...cares about the elderly Cons: Straight commission, never any fresh leads, cold calling, lack of leadership from… Advice to Senior Management: Update the company structure and get some marketing. No one… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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After one year with Modern Woodmen, I find it an outstanding company to work for.

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Pittsburg, CA

I have been working at Modern Woodmen full-time for more than a year


Pros: The focus of Modern Woodmen is to help its members. Other financial firms are many times only concerned with selling. The clear message in… Cons: As is the job of selling financial intangibles, you have to work hard and put in the hours. There is a lot to learn… Advice to Senior Management: Management is open to conversation and quick and willing to give help and advice. My only comment would… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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