Northwestern Mutual
3.6 of 5 1,235 reviews
www.northwesternmutual.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

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Wonderful company, great people, amazing values, good recognition, but difficult product to sell.

College Financial Representative (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

ProsTop 10 internship program, best whole life insurance policies in the industry, unmatched recognition, great joint-work partners, get out what you put in, work your own hours

ConsLife Insurance is a hard sell, pushing products onto clients, stressful, ups and downs, some older reps feel superior to others, trip to annual was extremely expensive and they push it on all the interns to attend

Advice to Senior ManagementGive interns an extra week of training, pay for their trip to annual in Milwaukee

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great experience if you are looking to go into insurance sales, risk management or benefits consulting.

    Financial Representative Intern (Current Employee)
    Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Flexibility to make your own schedule. Cons: Cold calling people everyday is tough. More
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    No Investment in Employees

    College Financial Representative (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

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


    Pros: Unlimited earning potential. Very independent and "on your own" attitude. Some people… Cons: If you are not one of the top interns, they don't hire you on and then they'll take all your business. They offer nothing to… Advice to Senior Management: Give a base salary, at least to start. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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