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The Job of an Insurance Agent

After graduating from Tufts University with a bachelor of science and then from Harvard University with a master’s degree, Laurel Blond was persuaded by her father to join The Maurice Blond Agency, Inc. Laurel Blond began there as an agent selling health insurance until growing as an expert in long term care and life insurance, eventually claimed her role as president of the firm.

Insurance agents are typically highly knowledgeable in their line of insurance. For a specialized agent, like those going into a specific field such as health insurance, it is almost always required that they earn a college degree in order to gain employment. Even after securing a job, an individual has continual training in the field of their specialty that must be completed while they work, so that they gain the necessary information to provide to clients.

Additionally, an agent’s earning are linked to the growth rate of the economy. The current recovery from the economic recession is improving job opportunity and stability for prospective insurance agents. Even in light of an economic downturn, a motivated agent can greatly impact their monetary gain and job performance simply by following ambition. Having a willingness to work, great communication skills, a positive attitude are all more likely to sell policies and products, improving job performance and making a successful insurance agent.

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