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Productive and fun work place

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Well, working at Old Mutual was the best thing ever for me. I really wished that I'd grow in the company and be the better person I've ever wished to be. Even though it was a working place, it was a fun place to be at. Old Mutual is a work place where every individual would really want to be part of. It does not matter which department is.The incentives were quite impressive, motivating an individual about his /her duties as and employee at Old Mutual.Financial freedom is another thing. You become fancial free. Because you set your own targets there for the amount of money you'd like to earn as an individual. You become more as a self employed person.Honestly speaking, I had a great time working there. Not even a single day I'd ever regret it waking up and going to the building in Pinelands, every day. It was awesome. The food in the canteens was also great. That I can never forget too. Safe environment to work at. Never had any system issues. Everything was of a professional experience. Salaries were always paid on time.

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Reasonably working hours

Cons

Enough break intervals
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Productive

Working with a team makes the Job easy, Management they are very understanding when it comes to the employees, they listen to employees opinion about business plans, they motivate the employees all the time. Provide us with trainings to have more understanding of what we offering clients, and give some incentives like Sparkfolio to motivate us reach our business targets

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Sparkfolios

Cons

Targrts
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Working for Oldmutual was so stressful to me. I never wanna go back. I worked as a sales agent at RMM. Management sucks.

I remember when one of my colleagues sweared at me and I reported the matter to my manager who just said I must adapt and stop being so soft, this is sales. There's no professionalism at all. Target is high but the commission is little. I used to cry every morning before going to work, beause I never wanted to see my abusive manager. If you looking for depression go do sales at Oldmutual.
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work from sites

i was given task to handle on my own,we we earn on commission basis manage my salary,is when you get objection when i earn a good salary to pay my debts.
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Productive

I had a great experience I have grown in many ways. I am looking forward on implementing the skills I have received from my previous experiences. the motivation I received from my previous employer was so amazing he would offer me a lift to go and see my clients. The incentives I was receiving were very good and they motivated me

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Free transportation

Cons

Long hours
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fun work place

I learned how to communicate and build relationship with clients I enjoyed my work because on the filed I'm my own boss and I can work when ever I like as long as I meet my target
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Productive, fast pace environment

Fast pace environment, competitive co-workers, challenging. had to be flexible and organised. good growth opportunities, great management structure. Fun co-workers and managers.

Pros

free snacks.

Cons

short breaks
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Productive

Working for Old mutual was so interesting to me because i learned so much about marketing and to know every thing about the product you are selling. It was all fun

Pros

Awards

Cons

Target market
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Reasonable and nice working environment

The company is reasonable when it comes to paying sales representatives like me, who get payed on commission. Team work is encouraged between employees.

Pros

Benefits

Cons

No salary if no new clients are found
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productive, stressful and fun at the same time

I have been with the company for more than 4 years now. Its been interesting but sometimes very stressful because one should meet target every day, and do not consider your yesterday but now. If one didnt meet target you called up to account.

Pros

beautiful places for training and food

Cons

work sometimes on weekend to boost your sales (voluntarily)
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productive

morning meetings from 08H00 to 9H00 Phone and confirm appointments with clients Print quotations and go out to appointment come back to the office to process the business received on that da
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productive ad challenging work environment

Typical day work was cold calling looking for clients, whom you can visit and review their policies. Introduce them to new ones and ask referrals for new clients. On Fridays we have a directorate meeting to see if the team has reached our weekly goal. The hardest part of the job is convincing a client on how how he need the product your providing. The most enjoyable part is reaching your goals.

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Flexible hours

Cons

too much driving
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Fun workplace

Working at old mutual was exciting, meeting new clients everyday. Presenting old mutual policies to people was not a struggle to me because everything about old mutual products was in my mind, bringing new client everyday and meeting target.

Pros

Day off

Cons

Meeting target
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productive

External sales is very challenging and demanding in that you had properly plan for two weeks work and you had to create and build relationship with prospects
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Good

Working with the company is good but you must push and work hard for the company to reward you.bonuses and the salary it good upgrading your standard they are good.

Pros

No time for free lunchs unless it a meeting

Cons

8 to 12hours
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my experience

working for old mutual was a exciting experience for me the brand it self it made me think of opportunity and growth , dress code was always a priority at old mutual but unfortunately the management was very poor , the com structure for me was very unreasonable and that made working there unbearable . but Old mutual is a good company but the department I was situated had a bad management structure

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good team enviroment

Cons

bad management, no communicating skills with employees
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Self motivating campany

Working with old mutual has been a wonderful experience of my life, because selling policy and explaining to my clients was something I enjoyed the most

Pros

No free lunch only while we were still training

Cons

08 to 5
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productive work place ever

there are good and bad days of course,but I have learn many things and the company has well groomed me to a matured responsible person that I am today, old Mutual is a straight fowered company what you get out is what u put in man. management sucks at some point but you need to create a relationship that's all.

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Food voucher

Cons

7pm
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It was fun wirking for them and the incetives they gave me kept me going even more with sales.

As I have worked for old mutual all I have seen there is loving and supporting people, they made me feel like I was home away from home I would even miss work during the weekend because of the kindness and support I have felt and got in that company.
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networking and acquiring

• To optimise opportunities to achieve sales and client services objectives aligned with the financial objectives of business unit. • Keep abreast of competitor and Organisation sales campaigns, Strategies and marketing initiatives, by reading communications and attending session, focus on the relevant company events and counter offers to reach sales target. • Position relevant company offering compared to industry offerings in order to retain and grow existing/potential client base. • Analyse relevant sales and other reports to identify cross sales opportunities within client base, contact clients and recommend relevant cross product / service to increase sales. • All Short term deposit, Long term Deposit, LTI Category C, Short term insurance, LTI category B
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Fun workplace

I learned to work hard and individually. To have good management skills The hardest thing was to have your oen leads The enjoyable part was meeting different people everyday.

Pros

Outings

Cons

Long hours
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