American Income Life - www. Workatail.commisleading job opportunity

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Thank you everyone that posted!

Your comments and feedback on american income life or "ail" saved me from waisting my time. I too received an unsolicited phone call from a (Leah) scheduling interviews for management positions in san diego. When i asked about the job description i was given the web site with no specific details. Asked who i would be interviewing with...Given the ..."one of our management team", also instructed to i.E., "dress professional, bring resumes" ...Park on the street, not in our employee lot and yes "be ontime".

When i asked where did you get my resume - i was given the "career builder" response. I only had my resume up public for two days and took it off after getting sooooooooooooooo much garbage i.E. Job opportunities. Evidently they must have pulled it prior to me removing my resume.

In summary, if your in a position to upfront financially invest in your sales or management job training with no clear defined salary, expense reimbursement, or position...Go for it. My suggestion, take that money and register for college/university classes that will really pay you back down the road. Professional companies "pay for their employees training" directly or through tuition reimbursement.

Shame on the company for pulling people in for a cattle call interviews, expecting to only scam a percentage. Don 't be their next "sucker", hold onto your money and use it to maximize your job search!


  • Ej
    EjSr Mar 15, 2009

    I'm so glad that I started research on this company, the same is for me, this person Leah called me and scheduled me for an interview. Everything that was said before on the complaints page is true and altogether exact. Shame on this company. I need a job, but I will not pay for it. I'd rather use the funds for a real license. I'm calling to cancel my interview. Thanks and may God Bless you all.

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    lm123 Aug 25, 2009

    Received a call today from Debbie in Orlando office saying I had applied for a position with them and she was calling to schedule an interview. All she would give me was the website to check out. ( I never applied to them. They simply got my resume off Careerbuilder after I had updated it two days earlier.

    Many scams and commission only job out there. Beware.

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  • Sc
    Scam or talk Nov 13, 2009;_ylc=X1MDMzk2NTExMzc4BF9yAzIEbGlkA0hKMTAwVG9wQ29tcGFueQ--?ultsrc=HJ100§ion=TopCompanyList

    What is not legit about a fortune 400 platnium company with an A+ superior rating with AM best (the best rating to achieve) and a company that was just listed as the top 37th company to work for in america by yahoo hotjobs 2009 . The only company on that list that provides supplemental benefits to the working class man. The company doesn't advertise because they made an agreement with the union board to not advertise to help keep the cost down. SO do some real research based on facts rather than opinons and reading peoples slander!

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  • Li
    liltuckermd11 Dec 07, 2009

    Sounds fishy to me, I got an email from the 'president' of this company. The president of a legitimate company would have better things to do than write letters to random people. I pretty much find these online career sites so full of junk and fake ads as to be nearly worthless. I am not sure what the criteria for hotjobs top 100 companies is (it isn't clear on their website) but it may be a list companies pay to be listed on. Throw in a few reputable firms and it looks legit. I wouldn't bother. Any company that wants money up front or wants to push training expenses off on employees is NOT a top employer.

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    Draclvr Dec 15, 2009

    It's a scam, pure and simple. They simply data-mine from online career sites. When my degree and training is in medicine and they send me a solicitation for a sales job, they've obviously not actually "read my resume and found me a good fit for their company." Steer clear of this scam.

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  • Ty
    tylerrr Jan 25, 2010

    I was contacted today by a woman working for American Income Life. It is pretty obvious that if you search a business on Google and every result that is displayed reads "Scam", then it is a scam company. I have done a little research on the company, and sure enough, it is one of those companies that makes more money off of the employees than it does actually selling anything. You have to pay for hundreds of dollars worth of training, etc. No real job requires you to do such a ridiculous thing.

    And about the mailer from the president of the company, heh, yeah I got a few of those too. Just a blind mass mailer sent out to anyone that has a resume posted, you could have a blank resume on and they would tell you that you are a "perfect fit" for the company. I can't believe that businesses like this are legal.

    Oh yeah, this goes out to all of the people that go on about the Better Business Bureau rating. Does anyone even know what the BBB is? It is a corporation, not a government service. In order to receive "accreditation" from the BBB, a business must become a due paying "member", which also allows the due paying business to receive the highest rating, "A+". By the way, Enron had the highest possible rating.

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  • Bo
    bobbo65 Feb 04, 2010

    A couple of weeks ago, I began my job search. I've been seeking out sites to hopefully better my odds and shorten the process, and have lost track of how many times I have posted my resume. about the second day in, I received a phone call from some one at AIL telling me that after reviewing my resume they were convinced that I would be perfect for AIL. This company is in the business of selling insurance, right? I have to agree with Tylerrr on the question of how closely they looked at my resume, because my resume details my 20 years of experience as a truck driver. does that make me the perfect person to sell insurance? I'll let you decide that one for yourself.
    meanwhile, does any one have any real job leads for a truck driver looking for local work in southern New Hampshire?

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  • La
    Laura Halcon Mar 18, 2010

    Just got a call from Jamie from A.I.L. (714-650-0693). She stated she was calling me back after my inquiry. I have never inquired on this company or requested any information from them. BE CAREFUL WITH CAREER BUILDERS. They are famous for scam letters and other tricks. There is also no way to complaint about problems

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  • Ra
    radii Sep 20, 2010

    I have been contacted, as well, by an introductory email, then a peremptory followup that sought to upbraid me for not contacting them. The links are highly suspicious, with the description being 'workatail' but the URL pointing to:

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  • Ka
    kathleennnnn Mar 24, 2011

    Well...I'm scared now! I really did just make a phone call and spoke to Jamie, made an appt for tomorrow. This was all before I had even read about the company. I'm 45 year old female worked for 1 company for 24 years. I started out answering phones and moved up in the company to where I would sign checks. My old company didn't want to let me go and they are like family to me. I just want to work!!! Please don't mind the spelling...I didn't proof read before I sent this.

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    Songbird7 Mar 30, 2011

    I, too was contacted. Bottom line - why would I want to work for someone who can't tell the truth, right out of the gate??? There are people looking for jobs whose lives are falling apart due to recession and lack of finances, and can barely afford necessities, who are literally spending their grocery money to put gas in the car to attend interviews, and this company is holding "mass interviews" for no specific job or a job you later find out is many hours away. To boot, one must pay for their own training (which is hidden until after gas money and half a day is spent to attend a group interview an hour away).
    No thanks! I"D RATHER WORK FOR SOMEONE HONEST AND UPFRONT. Maybe I'd be willing to pay for my training with someone who is honest with me. But you other folks who wrote in are right... a professional company invests in their people, and I would like to add: treats they're employees like respected INDIVIDUALS, not a herd of cattle, or a like they are just a number.

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    Ms. Wendy B Jul 22, 2011

    WOW. My phone has been continuing to ring. If I dont recognize a number I always google it because I too have been getting A LOT of calls about this sort of thing because of posting my resume on careerbuilder. NEVER AGAIN BTW!!
    I found this story and thats enough for me to put this number down as a rejected number.

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  • Jo
    Joe Ramos Jan 06, 2012

    They just called me. And after doing some homework. I found out that they had their BBB accreditation revoked:

    I don't think I want to work for them, not after they lost their BBB accreditation.

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  • Ly
    Lydia Ertle May 09, 2012
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    Wow, you all have missed an opportunity of a lifetime. I started with this company six months ago and love it. I've made more money than I've ever made before and have such freedom. I suppose it's because I'm not afraid of working but even that isn't an excuse for you all. A major loss for you!!! Loving my job, Lydia

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    Angie Hutchins Aug 03, 2015

    Mine is a nurse resume(only LVN level) but they've been sent me emails saying I am perfect for their company and they "pulled" my resume because of it. I was surprised they'd say that being I have no sales experience at all and never applied for a life insurance sales job. I didn't contact them back because it is pretty common knowledge that it is a commission only job and obvious that there would be up front money. They make you feel so good about yourself in the emails that I thought I'd check them out. Thank you to this site, even knowing better I was getting tempted as I haven't landed a LVN position yet. I have no experience, just the license and can only work under the supervision of a Dr. or R.N. Insurance companies would only be interested in medical professionals with higher education (physician)so it was just a mass mail out and sure they never even looked at my resume.

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    ShazmaAhmad Jan 24, 2017

    I got an email saying they pulled my resume, saying I'm a good fit, and to call a certain number. The number is Canadian (I presume) as the email mentioned that this is a number of their Calgary office.

    In my case I have put up my resume on Canadian job boards as I intend to move and work there. Thank you for all who have shared their experiences with this "company". I'm steering clear as my experience has nothing to do with insurance or selling them. Also in their email they said they tried to contact to me to no avail, which is a blatant lie.

    Also the email did not address me by name. In addition to that, Gmail filtered it as spam as well.

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