Northwestern Mutual
3.7 of 5 1,125 reviews
www.northwesternmutual.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

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It is a great company for the right person.

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

I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than a year

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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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

 

Just an awful place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Northwestern Mutual


Pros: No pros, except that the company as a whole is good. Northwestern is an… Cons: Awful management. Awful structure. Just terrible teamwork. They do not want you to succeed and the level of turnover is awful. people are in and… More

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