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"Is the company sinking or has it sunk?"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - N/A in Bellingham, WA
Current Employee - N/A in Bellingham, WA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Sterling Life Insurance full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

One of the best parts of working for Sterling is the people. Most are welcoming and ready to assist you should you need help. Wages are competitive, benefits are great.

Cons

Over the past couple years the job security has become extremely volatile. In fact, at the most recent "town hall" meeting with the big man (CEO), he stated they would be continuing to eliminate jobs over the next 18 months, and the company would soon be ran like a very small company. One of the biggest shocks we've seen yet happened recently when 4 direct sales agents were eliminated. This came as a shock because the sales department is the most important department for bringing in revenue. Also they skipped the normal precedence of eliminating the most recent hires when they eliminated the two oldest employees in the department. We now feel like our loyality is no longer valued.

Advice to Management

Rehire the direct sales agents that were eliminated. Stop making the long time employees feel they are not valued, and re-access the current programs.

Other Employee Reviews for Sterling Life Insurance

  1. Helpful (2)

    "It was a great company before acquisition. Poor management and acquisition ruined everything."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellingham, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellingham, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Sterling Life Insurance full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours and great people.

    Cons

    Poor management, bad desicions, out of compliance in many areas.

    Advice to Management

    Find a good CEO!


  2. "Insurance Company "Outside The Box""

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sterling Life Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great vision for future, good leadership from top down, salaries are very competitive.

    Cons

    Limited profuct offerings for agents, need to have products on their own paper, and spend more money on offices and less on flying new agents across the country for training.

    Advice to Management

    Give the Market Managers the tools to be successful and then get out of the way, limit the boring conference calls and bump their salaries, they are the lifeblood fo the system!


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