Northwestern Mutual Overview

  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1857
  • Company - Private
  • Brokerage Services
  • $10+ billion (USD)

Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 161 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise ...
Mission: We combine our unsurpassed financial strength, solutions and expertise with time-tested principles, a comprehensive approach to planning and a financial representative’s long-term commitment to listen to, guide and encourage you.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#82), 2018(#67), 2013(#41), 2011(#22), 2010(#11), 2009(#5)

Top CEOs: 2019(#89), 2017(#90), 2015(#8), 2014(#4), 2013(#5)

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Company Updates

February 16, 2021
At Northwestern Mutual, we’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. That’s why we’re thrilled to have received another perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for #LGBTQ workplace equality. Learn more:
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Northwestern Mutual Reviews

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Very professional and friendly culture. Competitive compensation. Free lunch. Very stable.


Very little to complain about
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Diversity & Inclusion at Northwestern Mutual

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Northwestern Mutual Interviews

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Applied online31%
Campus Recruiting31%

  1. Financial Representative Interview

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    The people I met with during the interview process were very kind and took deep interest in myself and my background. They asked good questions and left it open for me to ask questions about them and the company as well.

    My home life growing up as a child

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Northwestern Mutual Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes 2019 Best Employers for DiversityForbes2019
  • 100 Best Companies to WorkGlassdoor2018
  • America's Best Employers for DiversityForbes.com2018
  • Vault 2016 Top 5 Financial Services InternshipsVault Guide to Internships2017
  • Training Top 125Training Magazine2017

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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What is paid time off like at Northwestern Mutual?

...those who have worked in other call centers can surely attest to how ridiculous it is that a PTO request pending since November should remain unapproved in the following June or August... there is also a lot of favoritism and a lack of uniformity for how management deals with employee concerns....

March 4, 2020

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