Northwestern Mutual

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It is a great company for the right person.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

ProsBeautiful office, friendly atmosphere, and great training program.

ConsIt is sink or swim. You are given the training and you have a development specialist, but if you are not doing well, you are not making any money.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere should be more stipends for people just starting out or possibly a draw.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company and great people

    Financial Representative (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Unlimited income potential Great training, can break down the steps to succeed Proprietary products Family like work culture People… Cons: Financial rep position not suited for everyone, this is easily the biggest con. It takes the right person who can live with the good and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Stepping outside of your comfort zone

    Financial Representative Intern (Former Employee) Indianapolis, IN (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Exposure to wealth management industry, learning how to pitch/present yourself, setting your own schedule, actual trial run of what it is like… Cons: commission based, using your family/relative contacts, trying to sell life insurance to older people as… Advice to Senior Management: Try to have more of a set program for interns across the country. I… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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