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From past 163 years, Northwestern Mutual has been working for client’s despite of depressions, downturns, and two World Wars. Northwestern’s Financial advisors work with customers to design a flexible financial plan with insurance to protect their income and achieve next goal. The company retains 96 percentage of clients year over year and today more than 4.5 million clients trust in Northwestern Mutual. Policyowners are a part of the company and take benefit from annual dividends wherein the company paid 4.8 billion dollars insurance claims to policyowners or their beneficiaries in 2018 and six billion dollar amount in dividends expected to pay policyowners in 2020. The company contributed 20 million dollar to fund research for children fighting cancer and support for their families. Northwestern Mutual has been awarded the highest financial strength rating by all the major ratings agencies and even named as one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" according to FORTUNE magazine's annual survey, published in January 2020.

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Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms
What departments Northwestern Mutual employees work at?
Sales - Financial Services34.3%
Financial Analysts and Advisors28.2%
other occupation24.8%
Computer / IT5.7%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Northwestern Mutual employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Northwestern Mutual: Newcomers: 33%, Experiencers: 20%, Experts: 19%, Veterans: 28%. Northwestern Mutual employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Northwestern Mutual employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Northwestern Mutual: Johnson Controls, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kohl's. Typical Northwestern Mutual employees have worked at Johnson Controls.
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JPMorgan Chase & Co.
What industries did Northwestern Mutual employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Northwestern Mutual: Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms, Colleges / Universities, Commercial Banking Companies, Finance & Insurance Companies, Consulting Companies. Northwestern Mutual employees most likely come from a Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms industry background.
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Where did Northwestern Mutual employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Northwestern Mutual: Small: 41%, Medium: 13%, Large: 46%. Most Northwestern Mutual employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Northwestern Mutual study?
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Where did employees at Northwestern Mutual study?
Marquette University
The American College
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Northwestern Mutual?
Time employed at Northwestern Mutual: <1: 12%, 1-3: 26%, 4-8: 30%, 9-13: 14%, 14-20: 8%, 20+: 10%. Most Northwestern Mutual employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is the same as the industry average.
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How does Northwestern Mutual rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Northwestern Mutual: 69.7% Male and 30.3% Female. Age ratio at Northwestern Mutual: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 49%, 31-40: 28%, 41-50: 12%, 51-60: 7%, 60+: 4%. Northwestern Mutual rates - 12.7% less female than the industry average. Most Northwestern Mutual employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Northwestern Mutual rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Northwestern Mutual: medium. Northwestern Mutual ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Northwestern Mutual employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Northwestern Mutual: Fidelity Investments, JPMorgan Chase & Co., MassMutual, Morgan Stanley, Northwestern Mutual. People who work at Northwestern Mutual most typically go on to work for the Fidelity Investments.
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