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Updated February 17, 2018
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Barry Karfunkel
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Pros
  • You don't have to be a top salesman to make 80k or more per year, just a hard working one (in 21 reviews)

  • Couldn't be happier with the work environment (in 19 reviews)

Cons
  • Difficult work life balance due to lack of resources (in 15 reviews)

  • Worst treatment for employees but incompetent upper management (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National General Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This company treats it's employees really well. I would recommend to anyone seeking a great work environment with opportunities to grow within the company.

    Cons

    It's hard to find parking


  2. "Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Baton Rouge, LA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Baton Rouge, LA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The managers are nice. The employees really enjoy working there.

    Cons

    After three months as a sales trainee they still had not sent off my paper work to be licensed after passing the P&C exam.

    Advice to Management

    Have a backup for when your licensing lady goes out on sick leave for two months.

  3. "Good Benefits - No work/life balance and poor management"

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    Former Employee - Claims Adjuster in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Claims Adjuster in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    18 days vacation, on-site health clinic

    Cons

    Poor management, no work life balance, number pushers, unobtainable metrics

    Advice to Management

    Stop being number pushers and care about quality of work versus quantity - Stop overloading employees. When you leave at 4:30 or 5:00 every day and your employees are there until 7:30 or 8:00 pm - There's a PROBLEM


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Don't Do It"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National General Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    You get weekends off

    Cons

    Too many to list

    Advice to Management

    Be a better leader to your team members


  5. "Insurance Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at National General Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, good starting pay

    Cons

    Back to back calls, something is always changing


  6. "Good company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National General Insurance full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and willing to help you get where you want.

    Cons

    Communication can be better across the board.

    Advice to Management

    Provide opportunities to let employees give their thoughts.


  7. "finance"

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    Former Employee - Finance in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Finance in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pretty laid back company, family oriented, flexible.

    Cons

    Benefits are not that great, no tuition reimbursement, no opportunities for growth unless your in the call-center.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in their employees more

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Too many immature delinquents"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Employee - Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Hard to get fired which can be good
    Pay has gotten a little better

    Cons

    Employee monitoring is borderline abusive
    Too much harassment
    There's a reason they lose their best talent

    Advice to Management

    More leaders less bosses


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Claims Adjuster"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    paycheck and it was close to home

    Cons

    company is not trustworthy. No concern for employees or customers. Continues to get sold, under reserving nearly leading to being put into receivership.

    Advice to Management

    Start investing in your employee's and customers. Initiate some underwriting standards, Get back to the basics and focus on your best customers (RLC and Good Sam'ers) .


  10. "This should be your absolute last resort"

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    Former Employee - First Reporter in Hempstead, NY
    Former Employee - First Reporter in Hempstead, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at National General Insurance full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits,
    Gym
    Weekends off
    Holidays off
    Onsite cafe
    There arent much benefits

    Cons

    Pay,
    Managers,
    Workload
    PTO
    No sick time
    There are many more cons

    Advice to Management

    Do some work instead of watching everyone like a hawk


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