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Northwestern Mutual College Financial Representative Interview Questions

Updated 17 Sep, 2014
Updated 17 Sep, 2014
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College Financial Representative Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Anonymous Interview Candidate
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took 5+ weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

Interview Details

I first approached a recruiter for Northwestern Mutual at my College's Career Fair. After a quick meeting the next day in starbucks, the recruiter referred me to the head of the college program. I had several rounds of interviews with him, both over the phone and over skype. He asked personality questions, a few questions about my experience, and questions in order to figure out my ability to work as a financial representative. Between the two interviews, he had me do some "homework." I had to ask 10 people what their view of a financial representative is and what kind of experience that they have had in the past with people in the financial world.

Interview Questions
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Irvine, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    I applied through my university and the process took about a week. I was first called by the recruiter to set up an interview. When the it was time for the interview, the recruiter was casual and very approachable. However, I did not feel comfortable continuing to the second round of interviews since it required me to present them a list of my contacts so I can sell them insurance once I began the internship.

    Interview Questions
    • The interview was very casual and the interviewer seemed asked question about how you could sell an item.   Answer Question
    No Offer
  2.  

    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland Hills, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Woodland Hills, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    It's a three step process. There is an initial interview, an interview with your potential mentor, and a final interview discussing your compensation and benefits at Northwestern Mutual. Between each interview, there is an assignment to complete which is reviewed during the meeting. Each interview typically lasts between 1- 2 hours and they are all 1:1.

    Interview Questions
    • They typically ask behavioral based questions. Overall, great interview experience.   Answer Question
    Reasons for Declining

    Bad timing.

    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3.  

    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Murfreesboro, TN (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Murfreesboro, TN (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in May 2014.

    Interview Details

    Very laid back. Interview was to test your knowledge but more importantly to test your personal skills. After getting offered was harder than the interview. You then have to take tests, fill out tons of paperwork, and do a lot of online nonsense. However, it is worth it in the end.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 5 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    I met a NWM recruiter during the career fair on campus. I was almost immediately contacted for a interview. I went through three separate interviews with three different people; never as a panel. The interview questions were not difficult, or unexpected. The hiring process took at least a month; before I was officially hired I had to become Life and Health licensed which took an additional two or three weeks.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you approach someone you know (family, friends, etc.) about purchasing life insurance?   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Since this was an internship there was no negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
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    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, IL (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Springfield, IL (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral – interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    Got referred by a friend. Very easy interview. Mostly fit questions.

    Negotiation Details
    no negotiations
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Columbus, OH (US)
    Interview Details

    The interview process is just weeding out good from bad work ethic. Show up in a suit and tie, and you should be good to go. No need to know industry information, be as honest as possible. Be on time, and display confidence in the interview setting.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview
  8.  

    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Troy, MI (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Troy, MI (US)
    Application Details

    interviewed at Northwestern Mutual in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    I reached out to Northwestern at my college career fair. It took them a month to contact me, and then I interviewed in my home city. They ask potential prospects to take a sales personality test and to compile a list of potential contacts. Personally, I was not comfortable in Northwestern, and I rejected an offer from them.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me to interpret my personality test results and explain to them how I felt about the results.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Jolla, CA (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in La Jolla, CA (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took a weekinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in March 2014.

    Interview Details

    Three interview process. Basic. Met with recruiter, and managing directors. Talk about how you are unique in your ability to contribute to the growth and expansion of the company through your own market.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  10.  

    College Financial Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    I interviewed with them in September 2012. All of the questions were your typical behavioral questions. No insurance experience necessary because you will be taking a course in order to pass your licensing exams before you're able to start. Overall, very nice people that made me comfortable during the entire process

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer

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