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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Bilingual Sales Agent"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

      Pros

      Good company to work for

      Cons

      It is a sale business and that means 100% commission

      Advice to Management

      It would be great to get full benefits + hourly rate and commision

      Combined Insurance2018-05-30

      Combined Insurance Response

      August 29, 2018Social Media Manager

      Thanks so much for taking the time to leave this review! As a current employee we especially appreciate hearing from you. We wish you all the best in your future here with us!

    • Helpful (4)

      "Insurance Agent"

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

      I worked at Combined Insurance full-time

      Pros

      Work as much as you want. Not many "pros" actually

      Cons

      100% Commission Fake people They trick you into going to sales school by telling you that the training is in Chicago when it is actually in Des Plaines.

      Advice to Management

      Don't be fake

      Combined Insurance2018-04-20
    • Helpful (7)

      "OK job-the vast majority of people fail and no one cares."

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      Current Employee - Account Executive in Boston, MA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Combined Insurance full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Flexible hours, decent pay structure. You are paid a much reduced commission rate by selling to existing customers, like you're penalized for servicing your customers. Trips and incentives are good, but the next trip is going to Ireland on St. Patrick's Day-even the Irish avoid it!

      Cons

      Awful management. The Sales Managers are on 100% commission and get a tiny override on their team so there isn't much incentive for them to help you out. You are expected to pay for all travel, even mandatory meetings that are located hours away and take you out of the field for 1-2 days. You get publicly shamed if you don't write business on a Monday...even if you are the top agent and work all weekend. PMA is in...

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      Advice to Management

      Pay attention to the people who sell your products. No one is more important. Pay attention to your competition. The 1922 model you use might need to be tweaked in 2017. Just saying. Give sales people accurate information on underwriting. Stop jerking clients around with claims. Don't expect us to hire your people. The bonus isn't worth the trouble.

      Combined Insurance2018-02-08
    • "Great opportunity if field sales is your thing, 100% commission based."

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      Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Columbia, SC
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Combined Insurance part-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Training is provided, which is ok. Benefits are great but not immediate

      Cons

      The position is 100% commission based

      Combined Insurance2017-09-30

      Combined Insurance Response

      November 28, 2017Social Media Manager

      Thank you for taking the time to review our company. As a current employee, we are especially grateful to hear from you. As you mentioned, we offer a comprehensive benefits package. Our agents have the ability to earn a virtually unlimited income based on the volume of their sales. ...

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    • Helpful (2)

      "Combined AGENT"

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      Current Employee - Agent in Raleigh, NC
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Combined Insurance full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Great policies that helps people at the time of need and it's satisfying to know that when a life event happens you assisted in protecting your client

      Cons

      They say they promote on merit vs tenure ; sure that works in other parts of the country than in the mid-Atlantic region. They say you are in business for yourself but not by yourself but that is far from the truth ; once you are outside of your 26 weeks get ready for no support or assistance ie: coaching. Lots of meetings weekly and monthly market meetings for agents / AE in those positions. The most valuable...

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      Advice to Management

      Management shouldn't be micro managers to adults that know their craft. Need to rotate management positions more often ; (esp: HR business partners; all they do is anything to protect their job and not look or assist employees at all just be better off talking to a wall.) ; this would grow the company and allow all people to shine with out being suppressed by not being their pal, buddy , favorite or in the group...

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      Combined Insurance2017-08-10
    • Helpful (2)

      "Insurance Agent"

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      Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Combined Insurance full-time

      Pros

      Training in Chicago is a great experience and morale booster.

      Cons

      100% commission, mandatory redundant unpaid meetings, benefits

      Advice to Management

      Spend more time with employees during initial weeks

      Combined Insurance2017-04-16

      Combined Insurance Response

      September 5, 2017Social Media Manager

      Thanks so much for taking the time to review our company and for mentioning that your training in Chicago was a great experience and morale booster. We wish you all the best in your career here with us!

    • Helpful (7)

      "100% Commission, No Leads"

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      Former Employee - Insurance Agent 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      Paid training in Chicago is spectacular! Good products. Positive Mental Attitude approach is kinda dumb but it works!

      Cons

      Driving to the ends of the earth to reach assigned territory. "Leads" is a binder of current customers and a list of businesses in the area. No name recognition (no one has ever heard of Combined Insurance). 100% cold calling + 100% commission = Go work somewhere else

      Advice to Management

      Enjoy living off your residual commissions because no new business is going to happen.

      Combined Insurance2017-01-19

      Combined Insurance Response

      February 10, 2017Social Media Manager

      Thank you for taking the time to review our company and for mentioning our excellent product line. Our agents do work on 100% commissions and are responsible for generating most of their leads, as well as enjoying the flexibility to set up their own schedule. We understand sales is ...

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    • Helpful (1)

      "Insurance Agent"

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      Former Employee - Sales Representative in Upland, CA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Combined Insurance (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Time flexibility, you make your own hours but really that's about it. You're your own boss.

      Cons

      No salary, 100% commission, people fight each other for leads, the leads are not even leads to begin with they are just a re-print of the yellow pages and management makes you feel stupid and unappreciative if you decline the cold call....Everything else!

      Advice to Management

      None

      Combined Insurance2016-11-17

      Combined Insurance Response

      November 29, 2016Social Media Manager

      Thank you for reviewing our company. Our agents have control over their own schedule which allows them to see their clients during the times that are best for them. It's true that commission only sales is not for everyone, and we regret you feel it wasn't a good fit. We wish you ...

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    • Helpful (6)

      "Great place to learn sales and move on"

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      Former Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Pittsburgh, PA
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Combined Insurance

      Pros

      Sales school is top notch While I would not recommend to a friend, it is a great entry level sales job to learn how to sale Products are very strong, especially accident policy Freedom to set own schedule W2 employee, so taxes are done and benefits are available, but expensive

      Cons

      Cold-call selling door to door residential is vicious No training on how to build B2B business Very hard to compete in B2B settings - will lose to the Duck more often than not 100% commission Chargebacks - and there will be lots of them. You may find yourself in the negatives frequently and being without a decent paycheck for weeks at a time No support in the field, even with a good TM. Tons of meaningless meetings...

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      Advice to Management

      Be honest with new hires that they will struggle for a very long time; explain better what charge backs are and what that means to them; spend time in the field with newer hires.

      Combined Insurance2016-10-17

      Combined Insurance Response

      October 20, 2016Social Media Manager

      Thank you for taking the time to review our company and for mentioning that our “sales school is top notch.” It is our aim that our Agents will learn the fundamentals of great selling and then stay with us throughout their career, but it’s true that sales is not for everyone. We ...

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    • Helpful (10)

      "Not Worth It!!!!!"

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      Former Employee - Sales Representative in Houston, TX
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      *W-2 so taxes are taken care of for you *Direct insurance policies - can even off short-term disability without going through an employer *Commission rate is pretty decent *Flexible schedule

      Cons

      *100% Commission *Company does not support the agents *Always billing errors that the agent has to deal with in order to keep up customer service *MEETINGS MEETINGS MEETINGS - there are ALWAYS meetings when you need to be out in the field selling *Management very egotistic *Constant chargebacks *Always empty promises from upper management

      Advice to Management

      *Be truly open to the staff *There needs to be a small base pay for new agents - even if it's only for 9 months *Be more understanding *Be transparent

      Combined Insurance2016-09-16

      Combined Insurance Response

      October 27, 2016Social Media Manager

      Thank you for taking the time to review our company. We especially appreciate that you mentioned as “Pros” the flexible schedule and the earnings potential for our Agents. Our successful agents enjoy a virtually unlimited income potential and a comprehensive benefits package. We appreciate ...

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