Northwestern Mutual

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It can be a tough start, but a great company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Financial Representative in Idaho Falls, ID
Current Employee - Financial Representative in Idaho Falls, ID

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time (more than an year)

Pros

The company has a great track record and offers quality products.
They are more conservative in their approach to financial planning (pro if your conservative).
They are located all over the US so your free to transfer to a desired location...most of the time.
They are big on joint work, this is beneficial to new hires so that they can learn from more experienced individuals...just hope that you can find someone willing to go with you.

Cons

Because they have no leads for the agents, you must do all of that yourself. It can be tough in the beginning, but if you stick with it, I've seen many make it through and be very successful.
They are more conservative in their approach to financial planning (con if your not conservative).
The commission earned is less than other financial services companies.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Not a Rep, but work for one

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant to Financial Representative
    Current Employee - Assistant to Financial Representative

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule, Ownership of tasks, opportunity to learn and grow in SEVERAL unique areas. Family-like culture, high energy and positive attitudes. Office culture always wants you to become better in your job, better in your personal life, want the company to grow and succeed because we believe in it. Excellent training and resources.

    Cons

    Slightly outdated technology and systems...but it is a work in progress for every company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the amazing work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Extremely strong company with a family feel

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    High quality, inspiring people. As stable as a company can get. Committed to core values. Full of challenge. Most who enter the company and perform well will never leave. Culture is extremely strong.

    Cons

    Not always the right people in the right positions. Main career (financial representative) is extremely challenging and many who try it will not be successful in the role.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Evaluate leadership constantly and don't shy away from change. Adapt to changing technology and invest in new resources.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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