Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:00 am
Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. plans to recruit more than 2,300 financial representatives and more than 2,500 financial representative interns this year.
The projection comes on the heels of a record-setting recruiting year for Northwestern Mutual, which recruited 10 percent more financial professionals in 2009 than it did in 2008.
"There’s a high-demand for trained financial professionals and our forecasts show that this demand will continue to climb in the foreseeable future," said Michael Van Grinsven, Northwestern Mutual field recruitment director. "With all the market uncertainty and confusing options, people are seeking guidance and clarity in their long-term planning."
In order to reach young professionals and college students Northwestern Mutual has also launched its "Dress to Impress," Facebook application that allows users to rate people’s styles as ‘career makers’ or ‘deal-breakers.’ The application is a fun and entertaining way to make the point that today’s top careers are very competitive.
"The turbulent economy is giving us an opportunity to take better looks at better people and the talent pool of quality applicants today is a real benefit for strong, growing companies like Northwestern Mutual," said Van Grinsven. "We’re looking for professionals who are confident, entrepreneurial and prepared to build lasting relationships with clients."
Visit the app at: http://apps.facebook.com/dress_to_impress.