More Reasons to Become an Insurance Broker
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More Reasons to Become an Insurance Broker

In last month’s blog article, we discussed 3 reasons to become an insurance broker: Every day is different, insurance is a people-centric industry, and the insurance industry is recession proof (and pandemic proof).

Without further ado, here are three more reasons to become an Insurance Broker!

1. You’ll develop a broad skill set

Being a great salesperson is a key talent when you work in insurance, but that’s not the only aspect of the job. The insurance industry touches upon multiple fields and offers countless career paths. Insurance companies look for workers who are good communicators, are tech-savvy, great at problem solving, proactive with research, and can think on their feet when necessary.

These are all skills you can continue to develop after you get hired as a broker with an insurance company like My Hunter, based in Mississauga, Ontario.

The insurance industry is continually evolving to meet the changing needs of its customers, and My Hunter is at the top of the game when it comes to contemporary marketing and social media. This means you will also get the chance to hone your skills with digital marketing, social media platforms, and electronic communication through popular apps like WhatsApp and Messenger (formerly known as Facebook Messenger).

2. You Get to Help People Every Day

For most people, finding a job that allows them to help people is very important to overall job satisfaction. As an insurance broker, you will always be finding ways to help your clients protect their important assets and (more importantly) their families.

With the right insurance plans, you can educate and assist your clients about potential risks that they might encounter such as fires, car accidents, and auto theft. It isn’t hard to see why insurance brokers can (and do) make a tangible difference in people’s lives. Looking for even more reasons to become an insurance broker? We have one more for you!

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3. It’s Easy to Get Started

It’s super easy to get started on the path of becoming an insurance broker. There are a wide variety of roles in insurance, from Personal Lines Broker to Underwriter to Manager, and some are pretty easy to jump into. To begin a career as an insurance broker in Ontario, you’ll need a high school diploma or equivalent, followed by your RIBO license. The whole process of becoming a broker can take as little as several weeks.

There are even more reasons to become an insurance broker, but our primary goal today is to help you decide whether a career in insurance is right for you. If you feel ready to embark on an exciting new career as an insurance broker, apply today by visiting our Career page and paste your resume into the comments box of our Contact form.

By Dan McDonald, Marketing Coordinator