Modern Woodmen

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Modern Woodmen Reviews

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    Lack of Training/Management/Supervision

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Nashville, TN (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Nashville, TN (US)

    I worked at Modern Woodmen full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Some of the best benefits in the industry when it comes to 401k, pension plan, health, dental, vision insurance
    Fraternal system can lead your way into sales with daycares and schools.

    Cons

    After you are hired it is all about the next hire for your Region. Management is trying to get the new agents up and running so existing agents are literally on their own after a month or two. Compensation is 100% commission so with a small company that isn't well known it is very challenging to get in the door. No leads or "book of business" are handed to new agents so you are starting from the ground up from your contract date. Turnover is extremely high due to new agents not being able to make it financially within the first 3-6 months.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Possibly reform the compensation package to attract new agents like signing bonus, salary, etc.

    Doesn't Recommend
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Modern Woodmen Interviews

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    Intern Interview

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Modern Woodmen.

    Interview Details

    I had an initial phone interview followed by an on-site interview with a Managing Partner and a Regional Director. After that, I was called to go eat lunch with the Managing Partner who would later be my Managing Partner.

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Website www.modern-woodmen.org
Headquarters Rock Island, IL
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1883
Type Non-profit Organisation
Industry Insurance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (AUD) per year
Competitors Unknown

No need to pitch a tent to have Modern Woodmen in your camp. One of the largest fraternal benefit societies in the US, Modern Woodmen of America provides annuities, life insurance, and other financial savings products to more than 755,000 members through some 1,500 agents. The group, founded in 1883, is organized into "camps" (or chapters) that provide social, recreational, and service -- as well as financial -- benefits to members. Founder Joseph Cullen Root chose the society's name to compare pioneering woodmen clearing forests to men using life insurance to remove the... More

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