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Good place to provide real value to others in your community.

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Former Employee - Financial Representative  in  Rock Island, IL (US)
Former Employee - Financial Representative in Rock Island, IL (US)

I worked at Modern Woodmen as a contractor for more than 10 years

Pros

Excellent reputation in communities. Meaningful Fraternal benefits to members.

Cons

Not always competitive on premium rates and product selection.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Less focus on management and more focus on the sales force. Too many Regions that produce next to nothing for the company. Resources allocated to Regional Managers do not directly impact or benefit sales force. Reduce # of Regions and use those funds to support agents through better HO service, and admin assistance in Managing Partner's offices.

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    Opportunity of a life time

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    Current Employee - FIN  in  Lincoln, NE (US)
    Current Employee - FIN in Lincoln, NE (US)

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Modern Woodmen rewards good, honest, intelligent effort. I was tired of working for organizations who took advantage of the value that I brought to their business. With Modern Woodmen, I have a great opportunity to better my community, help my clients, and be paid what I am worth. In addition, Modern Woodmen has given me all the tools and training that I need to run a successful business. Having been exposed to several advisors in other regions and the staff at the Home Office, Modern Woodmen is truly an organization that lives up to the high character I expect out of an employer.

    Cons

    Good, honest, intelligent effort is hard to identify. It is a fact that this career path is not for everyone. Within the first few months, our advisors are personally challenged. How one responds to that challenge says a lot about an individual. Unfortunately, the only way to find out is to take that first step.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Who you attract is not determined by what you want, but determined by who you are. Continue to lead with integrity, character, and energy.

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    Best organization to work for

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    Current Employee - Financial Representative  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Modern Woodmen full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits. Great to build relationships with clients and co-workers. Success falls on one's own shoulders. No one can cap my income. Gave me the tools to succeed. Has great training program and benefits as compared to other companies in the area. That fact that MWA is a fraternal organization is awesome.

    Cons

    Hard to get started. You have to use own money for necessary business expenses. Takes awhile to be officially appointed with MWA.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be quicker on new technology.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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