Northwestern Mutual

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Solid Company

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern

Pros

Northwestern Mutual has great products and services which makes them easier to sell. You are mostly your own boss if you are a financial rep.

Cons

Since you are your own boss you have to be motivated to work. If you are not self motivated this job is not for you.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take responsibility for your own actions by not throwing the blame on the most recent person that left.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

1414 Other Employee Reviews for Northwestern Mutual (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Great Company, not a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Fayetteville, AR (US)
    Former Employee - Financial Representative in Fayetteville, AR (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The company is great if you are buying insurance from. Financials are great.

    Cons

    They don't care about employees. All they care about is lives and bringing in new business. Pay is not great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Help current employees get better before hiring everybody there

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

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

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Milwaukee, WI (US)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Milwaukee, WI (US)

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Still 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 ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing the fundamentals but fire up the innovation to keep leading in your chosen areas

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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