Northwestern Mutual - A Great Place to work....but be ready for a great challenge. | Glassdoor
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"A Great Place to work....but be ready for a great challenge."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Sales Representative
Former Employee - Sales Representative
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

-Good People
-A common respect shared with everyone
-Pay can be very high if you tough it out

Cons

-Can be expensive to start
-No Salary whatsoever
-Small "incentive" package to get you started
-Can be hard to convince people to save money for a rainy day when it is raining outside

Advice to Management

Overall good Job and good communication between management and the people in the network. Just like any other company, there can be mis-communications, but it is an overall good environment to work for if you have a good contact list and are ready to work 70 hours+.

Other Employee Reviews for Northwestern Mutual

  1. "Good if you have the drive"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in Richmond, VA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    northwestern is a fantastic company

    Cons

    100% commission which can be very up and down

    Advice to Management

    more support in networking


  2. "50/50 - a harder sell during tough economic times"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Wealth Management Advisor
    Former Employee - Associate Wealth Management Advisor
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Decent managers generally speaking (depends on your location), solid in their niche of the market, good reputation in most scenarios

    Cons

    Zero salary incentive,
    Not as well known publically as some of the competitors in many of the potential markets.
    Conservative marketing approach most of the time.
    Some political pandering within the sales ranks.
    At this time, a lot of prospective clients don't have much to contribute to their future financial planning

    Advice to Management

    Increase marketing efforts, loosen your tie a bit :)

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