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Smart, motivated people with an eye toward giving back - afraid of new people

Consultant (Former Employee) Milwaukee, WI (US)

ProsClear leadership
Thoughtful approach to investments leading to solid business outcomes
Leader in community
Great value for policy owners
Solid business relationship approach

ConsStill developing diversity in ideas, staff - big opportunity here
Modest pay
Slow pace - can be frustrating for those wired to deliver at a faster pace
Low turnover and minimal outside influence stunt innovation opportunities because of low confidence if not invented internally

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing the fundamentals but fire up the innovation to keep leading in your chosen areas

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

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    Great culture and place to work, but too many levels of bureaucracy and "upper management"...

    Analyst (Former Employee) Milwaukee, WI (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: - Employees still spend their entire career here - Employees do care about the customer - The company does a good job taking care… Cons: - If you are "Type A" or coming from a fast-paced work environment, then be prepared to slow down...even to the level of inefficiency. - There… Advice to Senior Management: Upper management needs to be shrunk. There are so many people with offices whose' title and jobs nobody even understands...… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Rewarding

    Financial Representative (Former Employee) Rochester, NY (US)

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


    Pros: Very practical experience in the business world. Become comfortable phoning and conducting meetings. Test… Cons: Expected to try to sell to friends and family. Need to have tough… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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