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Good company, great PTO
Financial Advice Representative (Former Employee), Appleton, WIOctober 15, 2014
Pros: good people
Cons: low job security
They have a good work life balance expectation, they provide nice perks for employees such as employee appreciation events.
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good
ETL Developer (Former Employee), mineapolisOctober 3, 2014
a typical day at work
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Fun workplace
Financial Representative (Former Employee), Mankato, MNSeptember 23, 2014
Enjoy working one on one with your clients to fully meet there financial needs.
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Enjoyed this job have a lot of project to work on.
Regional Administrator (Former Employee), St. Louis, MOAugust 11, 2014
Loved it the co-workers and position just got caught in 2008 market drop and was laid off.
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wonderful company
Office Professional (Former Employee), Bedford, TXAugust 10, 2014
It was a wonderful opportunity to serve others. No day was typical which was a great way to learn new skills.
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Good
Category Manager - Facilities (Current Employee), Minneapolis, MNAugust 5, 2014
Pros: really enjoy writing, drafting legal contracts
Issuing contracts to vendors to perform work in our buildings,
Learned so much about facilities and what it takes to run a building
Enjoy interfacing with all the facilities team members
Learning new things every day is the most enjoyable part of the job
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Good work environment and training
Financial Associate (Former Employee), Springfield, ILJuly 29, 2014
Pros: good training, good management, quality technology
A typical day consists of calling and setting appointments.
Learned how to prospect and hold meeting with clients.
Great management
Hardest part of the job: networking and cold calling
Most enjoyable part: making a difference
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Faith-based company
Financial Representative (Former Employee), Reading, PAJuly 27, 2014
I enjoyed working at Thrivent with so many faithful people. It afforded me many opportunities to give back to my community and support organizations that are important to me.
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Faith, finances and generosity
Director (Current Employee), Appleton, WIJune 28, 2014
Great place that brings together faith and finances. Fantastic work life balance and benefits. Slow growth and few opportunities for advancement in higher level positions.
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Good company to work for at the time. Culture is changing now.
Financial Planner (Former Employee), Coconut Creek, FLJune 16, 2014
Basically self employed. It was a sales job and it was up to the individual to get appointments and make sales.
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Great communicating team
BO Admin (Former Employee), Remote/NYCMay 21, 2014
I was a remote administrator for thrivent and I assisted in upgrading their business objects environment from 3.1 to 4.1. They were a great communicating team.
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A worth while group
Financial Associate (Former Employee), Duluth, MNMay 6, 2014
Thrivent was a wonderful place to work for, the co-workers were some of the funnest people to work through the good times and the bad times. Management was proactive in continuing training and would set time aside if someone need a little more help. The hardest part of the job was finding new people and compensation. But the most enjoyable part of the – more... job was working with a variety of people and helping them towards their life goals. – less
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Great Learning Environnent
Business Professional (Current Employee), Fosston, MNApril 30, 2014
Pros: great working environment, learn a lot, great clients and people
Cons: hourly wage
I do a lot of the middle man work for the Financial Reps at Thrivent Financial by getting work from them to the Home Office, as well as being the gate keeper to clients who come in and meet with the FRs.
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Very friendly atmosphere good understanding mangers
Mainframe Developer (Former Employee), Appleton, NJApril 23, 2014
Meet and interact with all the stake holders and gather complete business and functional requirements.
Participate in the project meetings with business and various technical groups.
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Creative and fun internship with a lot of autonomy
Student Campus Intern (Former Employee), Milwaukee, WIApril 14, 2014
The goal of the internship was to educate college students on personal finance topics. It was a great combination of finance, teamwork, and marketing. It was also a great way to learn how to work effectively without everyday oversight from a manager. We were at a remote location with a manager based in another state. This also allowed us to gain experience – more... using a lot of different technologies to communicate with management, including: Cisco, Skype, and Google Plus. – less
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Competitive workplace with many different areas for advancement
Customer Service Professional (Former Employee), Appleton, WIMarch 28, 2014
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans was a great place to work. I worked in the Life Insurance Interaction Center and was given the option to learn many different skill sets.

I learned many important things regarding ensuring your future is taken care of in case of unexpected events.

Co-workers were fun to work with although we weren't able to socialize – more... to often due to constant work on the phones. – less
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Thrivent is a solid financial services organization driven by faith-based values, serving the Christian market
Vice President (Former Employee), Minneapolis, MNMarch 24, 2014
Thrivent is a solid financial services organization driven by faith-based values, serving the Christian market. Its products and services are consistent with a diversified financial services organization. It provides a high degree of work/life balance for its employees.
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Very flexible hours but a lot of cold calling from an old database
Financial Representative (Former Employee), Southern CaliforniaMarch 18, 2014
Pros: flexible work hours, religious orientation
Cons: very difficult to develop customers, cold calling.
The people and management were good, the clients who would meet with you are great.

A very tough database (old clients) and cold calling to work through.

Most good clients or clients with recurring commissions are taken by established agents.

If you decide to go this route, you need to create/establish your own clients and not rely on list of names – more... you start with, those will mostly be customer service. – less
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fun
Loan Production Officer / Processor / Underwriter (Former Employee), Golden Valley, MNMarch 15, 2014
Pros: great location
Cons: change in management
it was a great place to work, but after getting my MBA I needed a change of pace
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Productive environment, good work /life balance, great culture
Death Claims Service Representative (Current Employee), Appleton, WIFebruary 22, 2014
Pros: workout center on location for employees, medical on site, supports christian-based culture and member-driven giving programs.
Cons: sometimes hard to move to certain departments. manual processing due to outdated computer programs.
Productive environment, good work /life balance, great culture that supports their member driven faith based giving philosophy. There is advancement opportunity, but can take time to get to some departments due to the longevity of careers for those who often chose not to retire. Depending on position, can be very manual in processing jobs; as they are – more... still taking years to sunset outdated programs. – less

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About Thrivent Financial

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