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American Income Life Reviews

Updated 21 October, 2018
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American Income Life Chief Executive Officer, AIL Agency Division Steven K. Greer
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  • "Yes it can be long hours and stressful at times but nothing is easy at first in life" (in 214 reviews)

  • "The entry pay is not real it's what you COULD MAKE (1200 WEEKLY)it's 100% commission" (in 88 reviews)

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  1. "Best Sales Job"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at American Income Life full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Lots of room for advancement
    - Full Training
    - Generated Leads
    - Full Benefits

    Cons

    - Need a strong sense in discipline
    - Hard work
    - Fast Paced

    American Income Life Response

    13 Jul, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. Your hard work and years of dedication to AIL are greatly appreciated. We strive to provide our agents with all the support they need and we're glad to hear you agree... More


  2. "Long Training Process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Income Life part-time

    Pros

    - Definitely have unlimited opportunities to make money as long as you are making the efforts
    - Good mentoring and peer help

    Cons

    - Long training process, need to at least a month to get started
    - Need a car to drive around
    - No base salary

    American Income Life Response

    10 Oct, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We're glad you recognize the incredible income that this position can create with hard work and our supportive training program. We appreciate your contribution to our... More

  3. "Insurance Agent"

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    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Calgary, AB
    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Income Life full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to start out in the industry

    Cons

    Lot of out of pocket expenses

    Advice to Management

    Should pay people for training.

    American Income Life Response

    2 Oct, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your review. We continually try to improve our Agent experience and feedback like yours will help make that possible. Best wishes to you in your future career path.


  4. "Human Resources Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at American Income Life (Less than a year)

    Pros

    some of the best reasons for working at AIL Canada is that your supervisor invests in your development, training is provided. I received constant feedback which helped me be successful at my job

    Cons

    The downside would be repetition. The role involved screening candidates all day. It would get monotonous.

    American Income Life Response

    13 Aug, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your review of AIL Canada. We appreciate that you recognize our outstanding training, agent development, and support. Thank you for being a part of our team and we wish you nothing... More


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Not a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at American Income Life full-time

    Pros

    Flexible in that you can decide to take time off when you want/can afford it.

    Cons

    The only way to be successful at this commission based position is to sell people more than what they need. There is a lot of travelling and going to people's homes can be uncomfortable/unsafe.

    American Income Life Response

    5 Jul, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We’re sorry that our AIL opportunity didn't work out for you but wish you all the best in the future.


  6. "Good position for sales person"

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    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Oakville, ON
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent in Oakville, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Income Life (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good salary if u sell satisfying quantities of insurance policies

    Cons

    Poor work life balance. May work overtime & weekends if u r in a crazy team.

    American Income Life Response

    12 Jun, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your review. We're sorry that our AIL opportunity wasn't a good match for you long-term. This agent position does require hard work and dedication in order to succeed and is not for... More


  7. "Good if you can do sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at American Income Life full-time

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere, good earning potential for the right people, some ability to build you're own schedule.

    Cons

    100% commission job, mandatory unpaid meetings, in order to get paid you need to work around the clock.

    American Income Life Response

    5 Jun, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for taking the time to send us feedback. We're sorry that our AIL opportunity was not a good long-term fit for you and wish you all the best in the future.

  8. "Misleading"

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    Former Employee - Management in Burnaby, BC
    Former Employee - Management in Burnaby, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Income Life part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    non i found may be good for some people

    Cons

    misleading job Advertising for attack people

    Advice to Management

    too much pressure

    American Income Life Response

    18 May, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your feedback. We're sorry your expectations weren't met during your time at AIL.


  9. "Incredible Workplace"

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    Former Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Insurance Sales Agent in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Income Life full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people. Incredible Support. excellent training

    Cons

    Challenging at times but the people are really supportive


  10. "not for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at American Income Life full-time

    Pros

    a lot potential to earn

    Cons

    not for everyone. if you love to chat, willing to travel and drive all the time, maybe it is right for you

    Advice to Management

    not enough training. I have always been fuzzy about the products

    American Income Life Response

    9 May, 2018 – HR Manager

    Thank you for your review. We’re continually trying to improve the path to success for our agents so we welcome feedback. Good luck to you in the future.


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