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Sammons Financial Group Overview

Des Moines, IA
1001 to 5000 employees
1996
Company - Private
Insurance
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Principal Financial Group, MetLife, Athene
Sammons Financial Group, Inc. (SFG) is the parent of a group of member companies under the insurance Holding Company Act made up of several successful financial services companies offering a variety of financial and retirement products through multiple distribution channels ... Read more

Sammons Financial Group Reviews

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    I have been working at Sammons Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, great people. Work-life balance is good.

    Cons

    Pay, not performance based. It all really depends on your manager and how well your manager knows you.

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Sammons Financial Group Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Sammons Financial Group in December 2015.

    Interview

    Have to apply online with resume and cover letter. There was a 10 minute phone interview amd an hour long interview in person. Took a week from phone call to getting an offer

    Interview Questions

    • tell us about a time when... (there were about 25 of these types of questions)   Answer Question

    Negotiation

    There is a lot of movement in wage from starting. Rewarded financially. They asked desired wage and negotiated from that.

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Company Updates

  • The employees at Sammons Financial Group are more than coworkers...they are friends. Listen to one describe his experience: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ5St

    Inside Look: Friendly Work Environment

    Gilberto tells us what he likes about the friendly work environment at Sammons Financial Group.

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Sammons Financial Group Awards & Accolades

  • Top Workplaces, The Des Moines Register, 2016
  • Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), 2015
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