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Aflac Reviews

Updated June 21, 2018
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  • "No base salary, but you will quickly disciver that is by no means a draw back" (in 92 reviews)

  • "100% commission, so it takes a couple of months to establish income (on average)" (in 128 reviews)

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  1. "Agent"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company culture. The corporate claims department rocks and made it so easy for me to fulfill promises to clients.

    Cons

    100% commission is stressful.


  2. "For Go-Getters"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Benefits Advisor in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Benefits Advisor in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good income potential
    Great support from Market office
    Training is excellent
    Company has brand recognition

    Cons

    Sales cycle can be 1 week to 3months. You have to have a lot in your pipeline to have consistent income

    No benefits

    Advice to Management

    Give your associates benefits, or at least a special rate for the supplemental insurance

  3. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aflac full-time

    Pros

    Great place for the right person, long term opportunity for growth into management

    Cons

    Must be willing to put in a 40 hour work week, week in week out.

    Advice to Management

    Quack Quack


  4. "Benefits Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aflac full-time

    Pros

    Good company culture. The corporate claims department is excellent

    Cons

    Job title is very misleading


  5. "Sales Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, GA

    I worked at Aflac part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Training, co-workers, helping people, products

    Cons

    Unorganized and wish I had better mentor


  6. "Independent Sales Consultant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

    Pros

    Make your own schedule, be your own boss.

    Cons

    No real structure. 100% commission means no sales no money coming in.

    Advice to Management

    More training to new agents before sending them out on the field.


  7. "former employee"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aflac full-time

    Pros

    best food and hot breakfest

    Cons

    bad hours and terrible location

  8. "You determine your own success"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    You determine your own success. If you are willing to put in the work, you get the reward. It all comes down to what you are willing to do to succeed

    Cons

    The only thing constant in Aflac is that it is always changing...


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aflac full-time

    Pros

    Independence
    No cap income
    Strong support staff
    Strong company name

    Cons

    Cold calling
    Commission sales only
    No benefits

    Advice to Management

    Have a better tool to be able to find stronger leads.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Insurance Sales"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aflac full-time

    Pros

    Your work for yourself. This is a lot of potential for earnings.

    Cons

    There is n.o real training. It's a lot of cold calling. If you don't like making 100 calls a day, this is not the job for you.

    Advice to Management

    Train your people better. Stop exagerating the ease of selling the product.


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