Working at National Life Group | Glassdoor

National Life Group Overview

Montpelier, VT
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Our story is simple: For more than 165 years, National Life Insurance Company has delivered on its promises to millions of people, with our vision of providing peace of mind in times of need.

We are one of the nation’s leading providers of life ... Read more

Mission: We call it our Main Street approach and it's reflected in our Mission, vision and Values.

It’s in Our Mission: Keeping Our Promises.

It’s in Our Vision: To Bring Peace of Mind to Everyone We ... Read more

Company Updates


    How The CEO Of National Life Group Drives Continuous Improvement

    Organizations talk about continuous improvement. Better processes. Improved customer interactions. Product innovations. More efficient workflows. Enhanced financial results. But few apply this process to the heart of all improvement: leadership. Leaders drive improvement at every level of an organization. So, wouldn't it follow that leaders who are continually improving will drive improvement in the work they lead?

See All See All

National Life Group – Why Work For Us?

At National Life we don’t make widgets or cars or computers. We make promises. Our goal – since the chartering of National Life Insurance Company in 1848 – has been to work together to create a better future for each and every customer through innovative financial solutions and then to deliver on those commitments 10, 20 or 50 years down the road.

The company’s first death claim, that of Rowland Allen, who died in 1850 while seeking fortune in the California Gold Rush, pushed the young company to its limits but the directors used their personal credit to ensure the claim was paid and the promise delivered.

National Life has paid a dividend on its participating life insurance policies every year since 1855. Through the Civil War, the great flu epidemic of 1918, the Great Depression, two World Wars and most recently the Great Recession, National Life has delivered.

We are an independent company and independent in spirit. While we do business across the United States, at our core we retain the feel and the attitude of a small company in which each and every individual matters. We are grounded on America’s Main Street where a firm handshake still means something and trust is strong.

Our corporate values at National Life Group are truly based on Main Street:

Do good. Be good. Make good.

It informs the culture, which revolves around these Servant Leadership Tenets.

  • We inspire others to do their best and be their best selves.
  • We seize the opportunity to provide timely, constructive coaching when the situation arises.
  • We demonstrate respect for others.
  • We say what we mean.
  • We empower others to make good decisions.
  • We respectfully disagree with others without fear of consequences.
  • We value an inclusive, diverse culture.
  • We invite debate on business issues and encourage others to speak their minds.
  • We hold each other accountable.
  • We consistently deliver high quality service.
  • We are committed to making National Life Group a better place to work.
  • We model our servant leadership values.

We offer all that you would expect from a major corporation: a choice of health care plans, pension plan, 401(k), life insurance, short and long term disability, and more.

We take our benefits one step further. Our company highly values community, wellness and the environment. We offer a variety of benefits that are far from common.

Work is just one part of our busy lives. Work-life balance is important and we are proud to offer a variety of wellness opportunities.

On Site Fitness Center - Both our Vermont and Texas locations offer state-of-the-art fitness facilities.

Group Exercise Studio - Our Vermont campus houses a group exercise studio with a number of classes offered including spinning, strength training, yoga and more.

Outdoor Activities – Take a break from work and get outside! Enjoy our volleyball court and horseshoe pit with a team of coworkers at our Vermont campus.

Par Course - Located at our Vermont campus is a 1.2 mile trail with 18 fitness stations. The par course is used as a running/walking trail during the summer season and as a snow shoe trail during the winter season.

Employee Garden – Interested in gardening but don’t have the space at home? Our Vermont campus offers employees garden plots in our community garden.

LIFE Program - The Lifestyle Improvement For Employees (LIFE) Program is an incentive program that promotes healthy lifestyles. The LIFE committee oversees fitness and year round wellness activities for both our Montpelier and Dallas campuses.

Onsite Cafeteria - Our Vermont campus has a top notch cafeteria operated and staffed by The New England Culinary Institute (NECI). Daily soup, grill, deli, and build-your-own specials are posted on the company website. NECI also offers a pre-order sandwich option for employees on the run. There is a focus on having fresh, healthy, locally grown and made foods available.

National Life Group Reviews

Star Star Star Star Star
Rating Trends Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
National Life Group President & CEO Mehran Assadi
Mehran Assadi
46 Ratings
  • "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Director in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Managing Director in Silver Spring, MD
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Life Group full-time (More than a year)


    Great Bonuses once you validate your contract. Access and ability to work directly with General Agent and top executives and underwriting department. Sales team is amazing with helping create top notch illustrations for business owners and individuals.


    The IT department needs more staff.

    Advice to Management

    Highly recommend this company for Full time Career agents in the financial services industry. Only recommendation is to improve the IT department.

See All 82 Reviews

National Life Group Photos

National Life Group photo of: It Feels Good to Do Good
National Life Group photo of: Vermont Foodbank
National Life Group photo of: That's a lot of food!
National Life Group photo of: Do Good Fest 2015
National Life Group photo of: Yoga on the Lawn at NLGroup
National Life Group photo of: Dragon Boat Race
See All PhotosSee All

National Life Group Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    IT Role Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience


    The interview process very organized and professional. I was especially impressed and found very helpful the feedback. That is unusual these days and I think speaks to my overall feeling of National Life, which I found to have a good, small company feel but also possess an energy about the possibilities in the future.

    Interview Questions

See All 22 Interviews

National Life Group Awards & Accolades

Let us know if we're missing any workplace or industry recognition – Add Awards

Work at National Life Group? Share Your Experiences

National Life Group
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
Click to Rate