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AXA Advisors Reviews

Updated June 24, 2017
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Pros
  • It is true that you can make a lot of money right out of the gates (in 18 reviews)

  • Ability to make A LOT of money (paid for what you do) (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • No base salary until you make 15 applications and/or 3,000 PCs (production credits) (in 21 reviews)

  • Long hours with a lot of sales training (in 35 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Financial Consultant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Freedom to be successful however you want to be.

    Cons

    Lack of viable non-RBG leads.


  2. "review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AXA Advisors full-time

    Pros

    great company , good product as

    Cons

    lacking proper training and mentor programs

    Advice to Management

    Train your trainees ...without fleecing them of their commissions

  3. "Financial Planner"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Planner
    Former Employee - Financial Planner
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gain quite a fair bit of experience

    Cons

    Not much support from the management

    Advice to Management

    Should explain the pros and cons to the applicant during the recruitment


  4. Helpful (3)

    "Great Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    You really feel like a part of a family at AXA. As a Financial Professional, AXA provides you the tools and training you need to build your practice and be successful. Trainings and meetings are held throughout the year to help keep you on top of the industry, and the staff is knowledgeable and supportive in helping you along the way. From a cultural standpoint, there are many events held throughout the year to build - from client appreciation events to branch night outs to incentive trips. AXA works to recognize your hard work and show that it is appreciated.

    Cons

    The only con is if you're not working here!


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Wonderful company in a challenging field"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Local Leadership cares about the branch and the reps deeply. Commissions are higher than most competitors. Lots of Products. Excellent sales training. Good benefits.

    Cons

    It's a highly competitive field. If you don't pass licenses you are terminated. Income will be inconsistent for a while. Lots of prospecting is required.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more serious sales people.


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great company, great place to build a career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Culture in the office is wonderful, advisors with all experience levels are always willing to help in their specialized areas which leads to a positive work environment

    Cons

    Long hours early in the career are necessary to build a business

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing which is positively impacting peoples lives.


  7. "Financial Professional"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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

  8. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The manager is very nice and helpful

    Cons

    No visa sponsorship and promotion space


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Anywhere you want to go"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Professional in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Financial Professional in Columbus, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AXA Advisors full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Unlimited income
    - Reward for working hard
    - Set your own schedule
    - Determine your career path
    - Never have to ask boss for a raise or beg for promotion
    - Great Benefits (stock purchase, Shareplan, 401(k)
    - Ability to market ourselves in our marketplace, and not be forced to have corparate marketing (Snoopy)

    Cons

    - Have to work hard
    - Must maintain discipline

    Advice to Management

    Our leadership must continue to hire and place people from the field in leadership positions. This is currently working, and it is great to have leaders at headquarters who can relate to the advisors in the field.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Not really worth it"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learn about actual financial products, see accounts in action, work with people with good sales skills

    Cons

    Outdated IT system/database, cold calling, doing other people's paperwork


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