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Insurance Sales Agent Interview Questions

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What attracted you to the insurance industry?

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List of 30 Insurance Sales Agent Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    What attracted you to the insurance industry?

  2. 2.

    What insurance products do we sell at our company?

  3. 3.

    How do you handle when a customer may not be happy with you? How do you handle conflict?

  4. 4.

    Do you feel our agency and insurance company is one of the best?

  5. 5.

    Why do insurance companies spend so much on advertising?

  6. 6.

    Being an insurance sales agent, can come with a big paycheck, are you in this just for the money or do you care about customers and our company?

  7. 7.

    A big part of insurance sales is building relationships. What skills do you utilize to help you build and maintain relationships with customers?

  8. 8.

    Do you enjoy talking to strangers?

  9. 9.

    Why are you a good seller?

  10. 10.

    Do you enjoy socializing with customers?

  11. 11.

    How well are you familiar with homeowners insurance?

  12. 12.

    What sales experience do you have?

  13. 13.

    What knowledge do you have in insurance?

  14. 14.

    What skills do you possess that you believe will help you sell?

  15. 15.

    Insurance is a heavily competing industry and it's important to know our competitors. Who are they?

  16. 16.

    Why do you think you would be a good insurance sales agent?

  17. 17.

    Are you comfortable making cold calls?

  18. 18.

    How would you describe your attitude?

  19. 19.

    Do you take pride in your work? Are you confident you can sell?

  20. 20.

    What market would you start targeting?

  21. 21.

    What area could you improve as a sales person?

  22. 22.

    What do you enjoy most about selling?

  23. 23.

    What do you dislike the most about a sales position?

  24. 24.

    Do you enjoy working independently?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about your most successful sale. What do you think helped you make the sale?

  26. 26.

    Describe a time where you tried but couldn't make a sale.

  27. 27.

    How do you maintain relationships with customers and clients? What skills do you think are useful in keeping customers and building relationships with them?

  28. 28.

    What do you think your biggest weakness is in regards to sales?

  29. 29.

    Why do you want to work for our company?

  30. 30.

    Describe a time where you had difficulty making a sale and how you were able to make the sale. What skills did you use?