Northwestern Mutual Leads Best Place to Work Survey 

Northwestern Mutual – a leading financial security company – ranks first in its industry and 16th overall among service companies in Selling Power Magazine’s 50 best companies to sell forannual “50 Best Companies to Sell For” list, according to the November 2011 issue.

This marks the ninth consecutive year that Northwestern Mutual has been named to the list by Selling Power magazine.

In 2011, Northwestern Mutual will add 2,000 financial representatives and 2,500 financial representative interns as it seeks to keep pace with increasing consumer demand for financial security.

“This survey confirms what we’ve known all along: Northwestern Mutual is a great place to launch and grow a career,” said Todd M. Schoon, Northwestern Mutual executive vice president – agencies. “Helping people achieve financial security through careful planning is one of the most rewarding career paths a person can choose, especially today when so many are looking for guidance.”

Northwestern Mutual, the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance company in 2011 according to FORTUNE® magazine, was also ranked first in the life insurance industry in’s “Best Places to Work” survey for 2010. In addition, Diversity Employers magazine named Northwestern Mutual one of the “Top 100 Employers for the Class of 2011.”

Northwestern Mutual’s financial representative internship program was named one of the Top 10 Internships in America, according to the 2012 Vault Guide to Internships. It’s also the 16th consecutive year the program was named one of the top 10 in the financial services industry.