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Was not what I expected

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at MassMutual

Pros

Good Company history and weekly training is good

Cons

You are not on a salary or even a draw for that matter, yet they want you to document all of your calls and have a pipeline of prospects and work 50 hours a week. After 2-3 months, they are going to start charging you for back office help and supplies.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

give a draw or base salary. your turnover is really high

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  1.  

    Sales Rep - Know what you're signing up for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative  in  Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I worked at MassMutual full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -Extreme flexibility (potential con if abused)
    -OPPORTUNITY to make a lot of money
    -Chance to help people
    -Your own business

    This is a VERY tough business, but if you stick the first couple years of learning out, you can be very successful. Have a good +/-6 months of fallback savings to cover bills/ expenses when starting out.

    Cons

    - 100% comission
    -Takes a couple YEARS to build business
    -Lots of cold calling/phoning
    -Learn as you go
    -SPLIT comissions when starting out
    - ~70% turnover = your clients go to someone else when you decide to change careers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Young Professionals out of College Stay Away

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at MassMutual full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice location and seems very professional.

    Cons

    Make sure you have lots of money to start. They charge us for everything business related and nothing is free. Commissions are industry low. Set up like a Pyramid Scheme. Management can now sell and coach you. So while you are selling so are they and if they help you they will want to split the commissions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look to give new reps a salary plus bonus instead of commission only.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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