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Unlocking Wellness: How We Support Our People

Some days it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Battling burnout, stress, and anxiety can leave you struggling to function, with your health suffering in the process.

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Unveiling Your Authenticity: being seen, valued and heard at work

Feeling like you’re valued for who you are and what you contribute is important at work. But it doesn’t always come easily. There isn’t a magical point in time where a lightbulb goes off and you feel heard and accepted. It’s a constant journey.

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Advice from Northwestern Mutual Interns

An internship is so much more than a line on your resume. Northwestern Mutual recognizes this, which is why we offer our interns learning experiences and professional relationships that will benefit them for years to come. Five of our 2023 interns…

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4 tips to help you bring your best to a virtual interview

Applying and interviewing for a new job can be a stressful experience. But when you interview with Northwestern Mutual, we want you to be prepared, not stressed, as you take the exciting next steps for your career. While many of our roles are hybrid…

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Journey to Journeywoman: A Q&A with Angela Czerwonka

By keeping our buildings running, our tradespeople are truly embedded within the fabric of our culture. Northwestern Mutual offers a variety of exciting and fulfilling careers within the trade space. Angela Czerwonka highlights what it’s like to be a…

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On Being an Underwriter: A Q&A with Lisa Brown

Underwriting is the heart of everything we do at Northwestern Mutual. But what’s it like to work as an underwriter? We sat down with Lisa Brown to talk about this unique and rewarding career. Check out our interview below as Lisa sheds light on the…

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Reverse Mentoring Moves Women and Allies Forward

The value of mentorships as a means for professional learning cannot be understated. Engaging in a mentor relationship can expand networks and fast track careers. At Northwestern Mutual, we believe the benefits of mentorship aren’t exclusive to the…

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A stable restaurant career? It’s right here.

How our NM restaurant pivoted during the pandemic For Wisconsin-based employees, Northwestern Mutual’s onsite restaurant offers free lunch to employees or “customers” every day. But, in 2020 as the pandemic spread, the majority of employees shifted…

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New Year, New Career? Our Recruiter’s Top Tips for 2024

With a New Year comes fresh starts and new beginnings, whether for our health, finances or even our careers. After all, LinkedIn data shows that January is the busiest time for hiring. Between the applications, interviews and thank you notes –…

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From intern to VP: Growing a career at NM

In 2001, Ahmed Azam joined Northwestern Mutual as an intern, where he fixed bad code in an area then known as Applications Support. Today, he’s the vice president of Infrastructure and Cloud Services, overseeing a team of over 700 people.

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Giving Our People Time to Give Back

Opening gifts is part of what makes the holidays so special – especially for kids. That’s one reason Karen Strelitzer, large case underwriting consultant, jumped at the opportunity to make toys for the Operation Christmas Child program at her…