04/09/2018 Ready, Set, Sell: Chart Your Own Course As An Insurance Sales Agent
Alli Walsh, Social Media Strategist
Ready, Set, Sell: Chart Your Own Course As An Insurance Sales Agent
Insurance sales agents enjoy one of the most flexible jobs around. Because they’re naturally self-directed and highly motivated, they can decide how far they want to go and how they’re going to get there—all while helping protect people from the unexpected. And with the backing of a stable company like Combined Insurance, they have a great opportunity to succeed if they work hard and keep their customers’ needs top of mind.
Are you considering a career as an insurance sales agent?
The job outlook for insurance sales agents is exceptionally bright: employment is expected to grow 10% (faster than the average for all occupations) from 2016 to 2026.1 Now is a great time to tap into your inclination to enjoy more freedom and autonomy in your career.
If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive on achievement—always willing to learn from the challenges you face along the road to reaching your goals—embracing the life of an insurance sales agent might be your ticket to a satisfying, long-term career. You’re in the driver’s seat, after all, so you can choose your own destination. Let’s go!
Ready (for unlimited potential)…
Think big: what type of life do you want to create? Do you want a flexible schedule? Do you want to reach a particular income level? Do you want your career to be defined by helping people?
As an insurance sales agent, you’ll develop relationships with people and even businesses in your community who need the coverage options you provide. And the more people you reach, the more you are likely to sell—and the more you can earn.
- Learn about award winning sales agent, Keith Sands, who says one of the reason he’s making a career out of selling Combined Insurance’s supplemental insurance products is because “the sky is the limit.”
Set (your schedules)….
Lifestyle flexibility is one of the top 5 Things to Love about Being an Insurance Sales Agent. Whether you have a family or simply don’t want to be “tied down” to a traditional schedule in a day-to-day office setting, you’ll appreciate your ability as an agent to work when (and where!) it’s right for you and your customers. Your customers may be near or far, but you’ll work independently to schedule appointments and meet with them to discuss their coverage needs.
- Hassan Jaffery became a Combined Insurance agent because wanted to create his own opportunities and be his own boss—he didn’t feel that a 9-5 job was right for him. Learn more!
Doing what you love will bring out your best. You can prospect for new business and grow your customer base in the consumer markets you know best and are most comfortable with. Maybe that’s your neighborhood or a community across town. Wherever you find your “sweet spot,” focusing on providing excellent customer service while selling quality products will enable you to build on your success for years to come.
- Responsible for caring for her two teenage daughters and aging parents—in addition to maintaining a wildly successful career—sales agent Deborah Quaglietta has learned how to create a winning work/life balance. Find out what drives her success at Combined Insurance.
Find out about the sales agent opportunities at Combined Insurance. When you partner with us, you’ll enjoy the all the career flexibility you desire plus all the training and sales support you need to achieve your dreams.
1 Summary. (2018, February 05). Retrieved April 06, 2018, from bls.gov/ooh/sales/insurance-sales-agents.htm.
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