Western & Southern Life

Western & Southern Life Employee Reviews in United States

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Corporate let me know on my first day there that they were closing the location in a month.
Financial Representative (Current Employee) –  Wichita, KSMay 3, 2016
Worked out of a book of business trying to contact in house clients to offer them more coverage. Easy going environment, but no help or structure from corporate office.
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If you work hard you will succeed
Registered Representative (Former Employee) –  Ashtabula, OHMay 2, 2016
The training is thorough. Upper Management is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Compensation is highest in industry, but depending on your market making a living is difficult.
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If you like being a number in a company....
Data entry of new applications and service forms (Former Employee) –  Columbus, OHApril 11, 2016
this is the job for you. They seemed to spend so much time looking for the things you do wrong than the things you do correct. Did not care for this job at all.
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owner operator
Insurance Specialist (Current Employee) –  Norton, OHApril 9, 2016
This company lines its pockets with the sweat of their employees . Unappreciated and over worked . Management does not get along with management seems like one hand never knows what the other one is doing.
Pros
sales
Cons
unappreaciated
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Amazing Company, Amazing People
Financial Services Representative (Current Employee) –  New Bern, NCMarch 1, 2016
I believe strongly in Western and Southern! Truly a solid company that cares about their clients as well as employees. My personal manager(s) are wonderful leaders and care about the reps in their charge.
I would recommend this company first to anyone looking to work in life insurance or financial services as well as any clients.
I am also a client and will remain so!
Pros
Wonderful benefits, caring, supportive leaders
Cons
Outside sales is not for everyone, if you are able, you will succeed with W&S
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not fun
Finacial Represenative (Former Employee) –  Jackson, MSFebruary 8, 2016
go to work sell insurance and come home don't sell much you don't make and money people person and talk to a lot of people the more people you know the better
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Intern (Former Employee) –  Westlake, TXFebruary 3, 2016
In general it is a bad place to be in. I would not recommend to work there. Also the office is very far out from the populated areas.
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Great place to work
District Supervisor (Current Employee) –  Kansas City, MOFebruary 1, 2016
This is a great company to work for. You get to know many of the clients on a personal level and work with them to better their lives.
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Very productive and fun place to work.
Agent (Former Employee) –  Cincinnati, OHJanuary 12, 2016
Over 30 yrs. in the insurance business,great company and great place to work.Sales ,service,recruiting and training was a typical day at work.
Pros
Great Benefits
Cons
Long hours
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Good job, flexible days and hours.
financial representative (Former Employee) –  Lafayette, INNovember 9, 2015
The work consists of providing service for current clients as well as finding new clients. The pay is commission, which can be a lot some weeks and a little other weeks.
Pros
You set your own schedule with about 6 hours each week that are required in the office.
Cons
Commission based pay.
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Able to work closely with clients to help them determine best solutions for their retirement and life insurance needs.
Financial Representative (Current Employee) –  San Diego, CANovember 8, 2015
Able to work closely with clients to help them determine best solutions for their retirement and life insurance needs.
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good company to work for
Insurance Agent (Former Employee) –  Lafayette, INOctober 13, 2015
Very good company to work for except that it is commission based only and with all the information on the internet. insurance sales reps and basically not needed
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Consistency is key
Registered Representative (Current Employee) –  Lancaster, OHOctober 7, 2015
Numbers are big. Management does do a lot of personal development which is good. It has its good and bad days but you just have to be consistent in what you do.
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Western-Southern Life Insurance Company
Life Underwriter (Former Employee) –  Cincinnati OhioOctober 3, 2015
Western-Southern Life Insurance company is part of the Western-Southern Financial Group. WSFG provides subsidized parking/bus card. Free breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Free library and computer use. Free health club. Excellent medical and dental benefits. Commensurate industry salary/wages. I believe WSFG is one of the top places to work in the Cincinnati Tri-state area.
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Challanging!
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Van Wert, OHSeptember 10, 2015
It was hard to sell the insurance with a slow economy and the younger generation unable to afford it. With the older clients that was already established they were already covered and did not want to make many changes.
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Good fellow agents willing to help others
Licensed Agent (Current Employee) –  New Orleans, La.September 9, 2015
A company with long history of strength. Competitive for their specific market. What I learned is that you can't care for your clients more than they do about their life insurance.
Pros
Good co-workers
Cons
compensation model
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Every office is different
Financial Representative (Current Employee) –  North Riverside, ILAugust 8, 2015
Its a commission sales job. You get out what you put into it. Its flexible which is great and they have excellent commission rates and great products to offer clients. The culture for each location is different. Some offices are really close knit and fun and others like mine are sort of dry and everyone keeps to themselves. The company overall is a great company.
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Established Financial Company
Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  Portsmouth, OHJuly 27, 2015
Western & Southern is a career company. If you are willing to work and dedicate yourself to your career then Western & Southern is a great place to work.
Pros
Unlimited potential for income
Cons
Commission Based
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Western and Southern: Don't do it
Insurance Agent (Former Employee) –  Saginaw, MIJuly 14, 2015
Western and Southern Life appeared like a great job. They have very limited training, the pay is very low. There is little or no support to get any leads;
Pros
Free pizza
Cons
pay
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Nothing positive to state
Financial Representative (Current Employee) –  Orland Park, ILJuly 7, 2015
N/A. I dislike the industry and the philosophy of the company. The pay is low, the moral is low and the day-to-day functions are very administrative. There s/not be a requirement of formal education to perform the job
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
cold calling, charge backs, no residual income once departing
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