North Star Resource Group

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A very rewarding career after a lot of hard work

Financial Advisor (Current Employee) Minneapolis, MN

ProsYou have the opportunity to run your own business and have true job security
Flexible work environment and schedule
Incredible upside income potential which is limited only by your own motiviation
Great culture and very supportive management

ConsIt's very difficult to get started and it can take years to build a successful practice.
Very long hours and low pay during the first few years (up to 3 years)
You constantly face rejection and skepticism as not everyone appreciates the work that you do.
You can't just try this career on for size. It's just too tough and you will fail. It requires a great deal of persistence and vision to succeed in this business.

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

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    Happy to be gone

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at North Star Resource Group


    Pros: - Flexible Schedule for support staff - Received time off when I wanted/needed it - Fun enviorment - 1/3 of the… Cons: - Management sucks - 5 year "raise freeze" for the staff even though the company was hitting "record high" numbers - No training program for new… Advice to Senior Management: If you want your employess to stay, and your advisors to be appy, try paying your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Work Hard, Play Harder

    Client Relationship Coordinator (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at North Star Resource Group as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Great company culture within small business Mentorship affective in helping to learn the business Great sales experience and… Cons: Cold calling is main part of the job and can become tedious at times Have to face rejection every day Small hourly wage, but pay is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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