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Modern Woodmen Reviews

Updated January 5, 2018
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  • Home office support shuts down at 4:30pm (in 6 reviews)

  • No salary/wage; 100% commission compensation (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Financial Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Modern Woodmen full-time

    Pros

    Great community involvement, fun people to be around.

    Cons

    Pay was 100% commission which could be stressful at times during low volume months.


  2. "Solid organization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture at all levels

    Cons

    Slow to react to change

  3. "Great Place!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Modern Woodmen full-time

    Pros

    Loved the culture, the income potential, and the spirit of the organization.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to get started. You must be self-motivated and unafraid to hear NO.

    Advice to Management

    Provide as much support to new comers as possible.


  4. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Contractor - QA Analyst in Rock Island, IL
    Current Contractor - QA Analyst in Rock Island, IL

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen as a contractor

    Pros

    Flexible work time and great office environment.

    Cons

    Less possibility to get full time from contract.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company Very good Benefits"

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    Current Employee - Financial Representative
    Current Employee - Financial Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits, Health Insurance, Pension, 401k, Life Insurance

    Cons

    Ancient Marketing
    Very Slow to Change
    Higher Paid employees get their way if there is an argument.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with the times and treat everyone fairly.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Freedom and flexibility"

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    Current Contractor - Financial Representative in Sioux Falls, SD
    Current Contractor - Financial Representative in Sioux Falls, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    All positions and work load allows Flexibility,with benefits, work at your own pace. Allows individual and professional growth. Travel as necessary.

    Cons

    Continual Education needs, minimum production for benefits. Commission based only. No paid leave available.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to encourage and support employees.


  7. "Insurance Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities for advancement
    Great training program

    Cons

    Building a sustainable business is difficult

  8. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Financial Representative
    Current Employee - Financial Representative
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential. Great employee benefits

    Cons

    100% commission. You will work long hours while you build your book of business


  9. "Financial Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great income potential, management is very supportive.

    Cons

    Commission will always have some cons.


  10. "Admin and Recruiting Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Recruiting Coordinator
    Former Employee - Recruiting Coordinator
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Modern Woodmen full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great support network. Friendly and helpful (most of the time) home office staff. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Pay was just adequate. Very little flexibility.

    Advice to Management

    Support your outside admin staff as strongly as you do your Regional Directors.


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