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American General Life Insurance Company Employer Reviews

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Sales/Service of Life/Health insurances.
Licensed Representative (Former Employee), Wilkes-Barre, PAMarch 19, 2014
Pros: commission allowed one to earn a good income.
Cons: sales quotas wetre somewhat unrealistic.
Sales and servicing of Life, Health Insurance an Annuity accounts in a geographic area. Collections of premiums due within given timeframes. Interacting with prospects, selling insurance products regularly and keeping products paid to date.
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at time i worked there it was restructing.
mircofilm techican (Former Employee), Houston, TXJanuary 27, 2014
Pros: nice people
Cons: strict rules
the company was restructing and buying new companies. great people to work with, great hours sometimes had to work overtime.
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Flexible Schedule, Fun, and Competitive
Career Sales Agent (Current Employee), Athens, GANovember 19, 2013
American General is a great company to work for, the work schedule is very flexible making work/life balance so much easier. There is plenty of competition around the office to keep employees motivated. The hardest part about the job is that you get paid based on performance, so there are chances of not getting a great paycheck if you have a terrible – more... week. – less
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The best insurance company in the nation
Administrative Assistant, Internal Audit (Former Employee), Houston, TXAugust 16, 2013
Pros: great company culture
Cons: none before aig took over
Great company culture and benefits before AIG bought the company; benefits declined after AIG took over
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APA Programmer/APA Analyst (Former Employee), Amarillo, TXJuly 3, 2013
Pros: benefits, flexible schedule
Cons: pay increases
• Worked with and within several programs and created scripting to have all programs speaking to each other.
• Worked with other teams such as the mainframe group and the database group to coordinate projects and effort.
• Followed state requirements as well as company requirements and kept track of frequent changes.
• Worked on several major projects – more... such as Project Optimus where we had to change the company name from Western National Life to American General. This was a major undertaking as thousands of files and major coding had to be updated.
• Helped other teams with projects they were on as they did not have access to the same programs.
• Provided insight with my peers to help create an engaged team. – less
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Nice people , Not enough room to advance , Hard to balance work life and home life
Replacement/ Exchange Specialist (Former Employee), Houston, TXFebruary 23, 2013
Pros: work environment, co-workers, different opportunitites
Cons: not enough advancement opportunities, hard to balance work/life
American General was a very nice place to work at. The Management(some) and employees are wonderful! It's almost like a big family. A typical day would be to come in a review life applications for replacements.I would have to contact the agent or agencies and notify them of anything that was needed to get the policy out.I learned how to be better at – more... teamwork. Working there also taught me to work independently and make critical decisions by myself because a manager wasn't always around. I became more organized and it taught me how to be more detailed in my work.Overall it is a enjoyable company but balancing work and home life because you have to take certain classes and volunteer which isn't bad , but it became a must instead of a want which makes it take away from the competitive nature of a job.Also not enough advancement for all employees. – less
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Enjoyable position offering life insurance products to public.
Sales Representative (Former Employee), Johnstown, PAOctober 23, 2012
Pros: operating laptop and handling clients files., promoting need for insurance and benefits of insurance products.
Cons: having sales quotas to meet as new agent while developing client confidence.
Reviewed insurance products and needs for clients and updated profiles. Made collections for current insurance products and attempted sales for new products. Requested new contacts for potential sales and insurance reviews. Developing client confidence and desire for insurance products can be difficult to accomplish. Meeting new clients was enjoyable.