I am new to the insurance industry and do not have a license at the moment. Is there anyone that has worked or currently works for AGLA that could answer a series of questions for me?
1) is there a base salary + commission, or just solely commission? any more specific information is good.
2) what exactly is this validation that I have seen some people talking about, during training?
3) Are monthly quotas reasonable, and do they have a habit of bearing down on you if you don't meet them on occasion?
4) how easy is it really to sell life insurance, as it seems many folks get it through their employer, or they don't seem to see any need for it.
5) With all the AIG bailout mess going on in the news recently, do you find it difficult to sell products from a company that currently has a bad name? Is this making it hard to meet quotas just because of who your company is associated with?
Any other advice or notes you think are important for someone new to the industry that is considering a career with this company will be greatly appreciate. Thanks.
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I know I may have limited some responses by making it exclusive to the AGLA company. What I'm really asking is, honestly how hard is it to sell life insurance to most folks. They have been making me do survey's of some folks, most are 30+ years old that i've talked to. They all seem to already have life insurance or don't plan on ever getting it. They also don't want to change either. Because of that, i'm realizing that you should really be targeting the 20-30 crowd mainly, as well as new professionals/new families/newlyweds/new parents. Anyone agree or disagree with me on that, as the majority of your new clientele?
Does anyone have any advice to a person with no insurance sales experience whatsoever? I'm sure there are many questions I can't even think of right now