Western Financial Group Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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4.3
88%
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92%
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Western Financial Group President and CEO Kenny Nicholls
Kenny Nicholls
69 Ratings
Pros
  • "We have really good benefits, 3 weeks of vacation days/year to start along with flex days and sick days(in 9 reviews)

  • "People are great, good work-life balance, nice to be a part of a company that is growing(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Sales Representative in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work tor

    Cons

    Nothing to say that’s bad

  2. "Great Team"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Agent in Victoria, BC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Supportive staff at the branch

    Cons

    Overall it is a great opportunity for growth


  3. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Employee Benefits Sales Representative in Winnipeg, MB

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, and fun culture

    Cons

    Repetitive day to day work

  4. "Employee Benefits Sales Rep"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Winnipeg, MB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Paid training to be licensed and helped develop phone skills

    Cons

    large churn of employees, not much on the job training

  5. "A good employer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Advisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    A very positive working environment , rewarding work.

    Cons

    Not much opportunity to grow

  6. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Insurance Broker in Grande Prairie, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, care about work/family balance, supportive, a great team to work with, room to grow.

    Cons

    The starting wage can be discouraging

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  7. "Great Company!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Freelance Proofreader in Sparwood, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time

    Pros

    loads of training that they offer and they always say yes to further training. Encouraging and engaging Upper management, very family oriented! Loads of benefits and a decent wage as well with regular raises and bonuses

    Cons

    you have to remember a LOT of things. There is always help and guidance, but its a lot to learn!

  8. "Great company to work for!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Lead 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefits, atmosphere. Western really cares about their employees.

    Cons

    Not specific to Western Financial Group, the insurance industry has been going through a lot of changes recently which can make it challenging.

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  9. "Fantastic Company to Work For!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Insurance Advisor in High River, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Rapidly growing company. Family feel with big company benefits.

    Cons

    Sometimes feels a little too big.

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  10. "Best Company Ever"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The management team is understanding and flexible in work schedules and allows both work at home or in-office options. The benefits are second to none and they have a charitable foundation that supports the communities where our employees live and work.

    Cons

    The technology could be more current especially in this time of virtual meetings.

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