Friday, May 24, 2013
Five Things You Need to Know About a Career as a Financial Representative
If this career is right for you, the rewards can be endless. But how can you be sure it is a good fit for your career goals? If you are thinking about becoming a financial representative, there are a few things you should know:
Your earnings can fluctuate. You will be paid for performance. Your drive and persistency will determine how much you make.
You will need to find clients. You must consistently prospect for new clients. With prospecting comes rejection. Ask yourself how you’ve dealt with adversity in the past – this will give you some insight into how you will overcome it in the future.
The freedom and flexibility afforded by this career draws many people. It is how disciplined you are in managing your own schedule and activities that will determine the level of success you achieve.
The rewards of this career are unparalleled. From the satisfaction of helping others achieve financial security to securing your own financial future – you can change lives – yours and your clients’.
A career in sales isn’t for everybody. In fact, some sources suggest that fewer than 3% of the population can excel in a sales career. That’s why we take the time to make sure we are a good match for you during our selection process.