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Northwestern Mutual Interview Questions

Updated Sep 25, 2017
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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Oak Brook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual (Oak Brook, IL) in March 2016.

    Interview

    Long and Lengthy but great people and comfortable interview process. Took about 4 interviews with different people and personality quiz. Very relaxed, if you be yourself you are fine they have a great culture and do a lot for you to succeed.

    Interview Questions

    • Wanted to get to no more about me as a person on an individual basis. Asked about what I do outside of work for fun. Why I want to work for Nothwestern Mutual, and talk about my background and experience   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    There was no negotiation they have a contract as it is commission only and pay very well if you are able to produce.


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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    4 rounds mostly behavioral, large focus on company values and fit, 3rd and 4th round was an exercise where i had to reach out to 10 of my friends/family and ask them a questionnaire

    Interview Questions

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview

    Employer held a fit-based phone screen, lasted about 15 minutes, no technicals, very straightforward. Realized the job wasn't for me after hearing more about it. Very enthusiastic interviewer though and it sounded like a positive work environment.

    Interview Questions


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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in College Station, TX
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual (College Station, TX).

    Interview

    The whole interview process is them trying to see if you are going to have connections you can use to add to their client base. Their purpose with the intern program is to get more clients through your friends and family

    Interview Questions

    • How big is your network in this city? How many people do you know that would be seeking financial advice?   Answer Question

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    College Financial Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual (Columbus, OH).

    Interview

    Basic easy interview. Had about four interviews total. Their business model is kind of messed up. Basically they hire as many interns as possible, hope that they get 3-4 clients, and then fade them out.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview

    on campus and then 2 interviews after so 3 total. First is very laid back and getting to know each other. Second and third are exploring more to see if its a mutual fit

    Interview Questions

    • Why do you want to work for the company? What do you know about us?   Answer Question

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    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview

    Was pretty simple, but they ask you to sell insurance to your family and friend and basically do cold calling all day long. The interview was not hard but it wasnt worth to do the job

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Applied online. It was nice and relaxed. I think if you are prepared and be yourself you will be fine. There were two informational interviews and then one actual interview.

    Interview Questions


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    Financial Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual (Saint Louis, MO).

    Interview

    The interview process for the first interview was very relaxed and mostly a get to know you session. They asked a lot of questions about my life and what I care about. This was the first of 3 steps to getting hired

    Interview Questions

    • Why Norhtwestern Mutual? What are your goals for the future? What are you looking for in a job? Do you have a girlfriend?   Answer Question

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    Financial Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview

    First interview, was a "get to know me" interview. It was more of a conversation to get to know me more and what my goals were. They also told me more about the company and the role I would be in.

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    Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at Northwestern Mutual (New York, NY).

    Interview

    Three round interview process which takes about 1-2 months to complete. First interview is with the recruiter, followed by an interview the managing director, and a third which is a formality (also with the managing director and his assistant). There are also assessment tests which you must take prior to meeting the MD.

    Interview Questions


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