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"not for me, but for anybody looking into financial services there isnt a better company"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Intern in Austin, TX
Former Employee - Intern in Austin, TX
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

no ceiling. Chance to really make a difference in people's lives, not just make money. Community service. Great and supportive work atmosphere.

Cons

No ceiling but also no floor since it is all commission based. Not a well known company and its not for profit so at the beginning there is a lot of cold calling.

Advice to Management

Management is always there and can be relied upon. Management people also started right where everybody else did so they always know exactly what you are going through.

Other Employee Reviews for Modern Woodmen

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Apply today, Start work tomorrow!...But get a paycheck next month...and training 6 months later."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    No Experience or Education is required to come on board. You go through 3 tiers of interviews, but as long as you don't have a felony, you will be offerred a job. They will work with you every step of the way to ensure that you pass the state exam (about a 1-2 week study-cram). Then you are given a rebate (refund of exam and licensing fee) when you pass. Your computer, business cards, and other incidental biz expenses are credited to you and taken out of your paycheck, gradually.

    Cons

    Must have abouth a 6-month business expense to live on. It will be at least a month before you will start receiving income. So you must pay for transportation and supplies. Leads are cold (luke-warm at best). Low name recognition of "Modern Woodment". Extensive 1-week District training in Rock Island, IL, is given after you have been on your own for about 6 months. The training was good, but very late.

    Advice to Management

    Give the District training immediately after the agent passes the state exam and BEFORE having the agent selling, unsupervised.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Pick your own hours, but translates to picking your own salary"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hastings, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hastings, MN
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -you decide when your hours are
    -unlimited income opportunities
    -good support staff

    Cons

    -training was subpar, had to learn how to do things on your own

    Advice to Management

    offer more training to interns, they will end up being the future of your company

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