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Great company, bad experience

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Former Employee - Financial Representative  in  Sacramento, CA
Former Employee - Financial Representative in Sacramento, CA

I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than a year

Pros

-Mutaul Company
-training allowance program(increased commissions for first 3 years)
-Ratings

Cons

-Always highest priced products
-limited products
-products for wealthy/upper middle class

Advice to ManagementAdvice

It's irresponsible to bring in a college kid, not explain what's expected up front, then pressure them to the brink of financial ruin when they never should have been hired.

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    NW MUTUAL

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    Former Employee - Intern  in  Akron, OH
    Former Employee - Intern in Akron, OH

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Ease of getting hired, Locations were close

    Cons

    Its basically a factory, They make you sell to your close friends and family

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good for Insurance not for...

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor  in  Milwaukee, WI
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Milwaukee, WI

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good reputation. Good Insurance products

    Cons

    Difficult place to do the best for clients

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have all aspects of the firm

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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