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AXA Advisors Reviews

Updated December 28, 2017
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Pros
  • You can make a lot of money doing very good work by working for AXA (in 18 reviews)

  • entrepreneurial, if you want to make a lot you can (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • no base salary is annoying really (in 23 reviews)

  • This of course is after you have recruited your friends and family to the company (in 22 reviews)

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  1. "Financial Professional"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time

    Pros

    Wide variety of products to position in front of clients.

    Cons

    You get nickle and dimed for everything. Placed with inexperience manager. Very poor employee benefits. People are willing to help, but you have to give them a cut of your commission.


  2. "Title"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time

    Pros

    Training for sales and insurance

    Cons

    Constant pressure to sell annuity products

  3. "Financial Professional"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time

    Pros

    Great Company to work at

    Cons

    Hard for upward movement sometimes


  4. "Finance Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The management and employees are nice

    Cons

    Most of the job is cold-calling so most of the responsibilities involve finding people to cold call. Not much opportunity to learn


  5. "Chop Shop"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting people, light-hearted atmosphere

    Cons

    Pyramid Scheme esq, little to no training at all, on your own.

    Advice to Management

    Improve training


  6. "Expectations too High"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Jacksonville, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at AXA Advisors (More than a year)

    Pros

    -flexible schedule, you can make your own hours
    -easy sales process

    Cons

    -low income
    -lots of paperwork and pointless meetings
    -unrealistic expectations for performance
    -lots of travel time
    -little management support


  7. "Great History"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Operations Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Business Operations Manager

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great history of leadership.

    Cons

    Strategic missteps leading up to 2008 & beyond. Struggled to grow field distribution force, while focusing on 3rd party products to distribute. Kind of lost their way on some bad bets.

    Advice to Management

    Not sure any management is still there. Complete turnover.

  8. "financial advsior"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good people to work with

    Cons

    no base salary is annoying really

    Advice to Management

    base salary introduce


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Cleveland, OH
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Can make a decent amount of money.

    Cons

    Expenses are all on the employee, nothing is reimbursed
    Management is awful
    New hires are expected to pay to do their own job

    Advice to Management

    Train and support new hires more.


  10. "Financial Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Taught sales techniques
    Descent products
    High income opportunity

    Cons

    Recruiters mislead on realistic compensation
    AXA compliance is so restrictive that there is 10 times more that you CANNOT do than can.
    They drive captive products even though they tout access to everything
    You NEED to have a strong natural market to get in this business with AXA

    Advice to Management

    Quit the whole ivory tower appearance BS.
    Help incoming advisors find their niche, even if it is not an equitable product


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