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Great company and great people

Financial Representative (Current Employee)

ProsUnlimited income potential
Great training, can break down the steps to succeed
Proprietary products
Family like work culture
People always willing to help
Huge amount of marketing resources
Can use products outside of the Nmfn family

ConsFinancial rep position not suited for everyone, this is easily the biggest con. It takes the right person who can live with the good and bad days.
Can be a lot of work to start
Not something that is easy to relocate into without a network
Not all network offices are as supportive

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

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    7 people found this helpful  

    FACT: New Hire Wash Out is 90%... first Week, or first Year or Couple of Years... Really, really consider this.

    Executive Director of Sales (Former Employee) Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros: -solid leaders in mgmt, incredibly dedicated to cause, which is growing policyowners, thus growth of company as market leader. And this is a market… Cons: I'm going to nickname a new hire (or Intern) at Northwestern Mutual the "Contact Catcher". Or "CC" for short. If you start your… Advice to Senior Management: I realize others say "give a small salary" to help in the beginning. Or "listen to your troops on issues, complaints". Albeit those… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Stepping outside of your comfort zone

    Financial Representative Intern (Former Employee) Indianapolis, IN

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

    Pros: Exposure to wealth management industry, learning how to pitch/present yourself, setting your own schedule, actual trial run of what it is like… Cons: commission based, using your family/relative contacts, trying to sell life insurance to older people as… Advice to Senior Management: Try to have more of a set program for interns across the country. I… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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