Northwestern Mutual
3.7 of 5 1,132 reviews
www.northwesternmutual.com Milwaukee, WI 5000+ Employees

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Good training and mentor program

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Northwestern Mutual

ProsFinancial advisors help train you in techniques they use to expand their market
Solid compensation program with commission and bonuses.

ConsThe industry can be difficult to start building a book of business, but that is typical for many financial careers.

Advice to Senior ManagementGive employees a small stipend to help support them during the beginning months. Its hard to market yourself when you aren't making very much money fresh out of college.

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Solid stepping stone for young professionals

Financial Representative (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX (US)

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


Pros: -work/life balance -great people around you, both co-workers and upper management -tons… Cons: -100% commission based -calling on friends and family Advice to Senior Management: Nothing I can think of at the time. I… More

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I became a Life Insurance agent and worked to build a book of business.

Financial Representative Intern (Former Employee)
Columbia, SC (US)

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


Pros: Awesome culture. A lot of young motivated people that will go… Cons: Basically no base pay. Its a ton of work to start your… Advice to Senior Management: Be more selective with interns and put more effort into… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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