Northwestern Mutual - You are only as good as you sell | Glassdoor
  1. "You are only as good as you sell"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Denver, CO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great training, great atmosphere, positive work environment

    Cons

    As soon as you stop making sales, they cut you loose. Very different from the "support" they offer.

    Northwestern Mutual2019-01-29
  1. "Home for the ambitious and driven"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Selection 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time

    Pros

    High energy and professionalism Strong company brand Motivated mentors and coaching Purpose driven culture Benefits, rewards and retirement plans Generous recognition Exciting company trips Flexible work schedules Relationship building Positively impacting others Creative and encouraging leadership Career growth opportunities Call a local recruiter to learn more about your specific office

    Cons

    Success takes hard work and dedication Dealing with rejection Passing licensing and certification exams Predominately production based income Building disciplines and new habits Working with others who may be different than you Easier for fast learners Going out of your comfort zone

    Advice to Management

    You’re doing a great job!

    Northwestern Mutual2019-12-05
  2. "Worth it if you buy in"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Financial Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual for less than a year

    Pros

    You learn a ton about the industry and gain great real world experience

    Cons

    You have to badger ones close to you to trust an intern with their insurance and financial needs which is extremely difficult

    Advice to Management

    Dont decorate the job as much and be more up front about what the job actually entail.

    Northwestern Mutual2019-12-04

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