Northwestern Mutual
3.7 of 5 1,131 reviews
www.northwesternmutual.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

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A great opportunity for someone who loves to work independently & meet new people.

Financial Representative (Current Employee)
Birmingham, AL (US)

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

ProsExcellent training & examples of how to be successful.

ConsNo base salary other than signing bonus.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe Big Brother program is a great idea but there needs to be a selection process between the new rep & the Big Brothers to connect with similar personalities.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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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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Amazing people doing amazing work.

College Financial Representative (Current Employee)
Indianapolis, IN (US)

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern for more than a year


Pros: Unrivaled independence. Northwestern Mutual lets you make your own schedule and commission lets you decide how much you want to make. You have… Cons: As with many financial institutions, Northwestern Mutual is a very formal company. Be prepared for constant business formal dress, professional situations, and being in a… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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