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Helpful (1)

Great people to work with

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales/Recruiting Intern in Minneapolis, MN
Former Employee - Sales/Recruiting Intern in Minneapolis, MN
Recommends

Pros

Definitely a laid back atmosphere compared to other financial firms I've been with. A lot of focus on personal and professional growth. Great people that will take the time to talk to you about anything you feel is relevant.

Cons

Sometimes there was very little guidance on what tasks need to be done. People are very straight to the point and don't consider political correctness.

Advice to Management

Awesome group of senior leaders who are very good examples on how to be successful.

Other Employee Reviews for North Star Resource Group

  1. Great opportunities for sales minded people

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great training/mentorship program for financial advisors Fun people with "work hard to play harder" mentality Opportunity to travel They "recycle" employees to an extent Tons of perks and incentives for advisors Great benefits package

    Cons

    Advisor positions are commission based and your licensing comes out of pocket so don't expect to make a penny the first few months Traveling, supplies, and hiring assistants also come out of pocket if you are an advisor Lack of communication between offices Lack of training and advancement opportunities for employees who are not advisors

    Advice to Management

    Management does a great job of communicating with the employees and giving credit where it's due.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Mentor system leaves a lot to be desired.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Unlimited comission Working with very intelligent people

    Cons

    Very expensive to finance You get advances, so if you quit you have to pay it all back. You're basically trapped. You are told what needs to be done, but very little about how. Training program needs work. They say you will have a flexible schedule, but you are expected to be "on" 24/7

    Advice to Management

    Actually train during the training program instead of just expect people to figure it out. And don't just use them to do all your marketing, and then force them out.


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