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Insurance Sales Agent Interview Questions

Author
Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Sales Insurance Sales Agent

22 Insurance Sales Agent
Interview Questions

  1. Do you enjoy socializing with customers?

    Community Answers

    • "As long as it is on a professional level it can be helpful wiith the sale."
  2. Do you take pride in your work? Are you confident you can sell?

    Community Answers

    • "Yes, I enjoy helping people and want to go above and beyond to show my customers that they can trust my intentions and that I will do more than the next guy to get them what they are looking for."
    • "I work like its my own business. I am a very hard worker. a businesses sucess relies on its employees. sucess is achieved by hard work, dedication, and growth."
  3. What area could you improve as a sales person?

  4. Do you enjoy working independently?

  5. What attracted you to the insurance industry?

  6. How would you describe your attitude?

    Community Answers

    • "I have a positive attitude. With this position will come numerous failed attempts to make sales, but this is to be expected. I plan to look at each failed attempt as a learning opportunity to refine and improve my sales approach."
  7. Are you comfortable making cold calls?

    Community Answers

    • "Yes, I am aware that making cold calls is part of the job and I am comfortable with that."
  8. What knowledge do you have in insurance?

    Community Answers

    • "Insurance is crucial to prepare yourself for when the unthinkable happens. Nothing is worse than getting into a car accident and then realizing you don't have full coverage. It's better to be prepared then to be stranded with no transportation and none of the financial support that you need."
  9. 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?

  10. What market would you start targeting?

    Community Answers

    • "Since we are an agency that is just starting out, and require a certain amount of sales within the first year, I would start by targeting businesses. This would result in the most policy sales and security for our agency."
  11. How well are you familiar with homeowners insurance?

    Community Answers

    • "I have never worked with or purchased homeowners insurance in the past, but I am confident that after researching and studying the process of selling homeowners insurance, I will be comfortable explaining to my customers why they need homeowners insurance, and helping them find the policy that best fits their needs."
  12. Why do you think you would be a good insurance sales agent?

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

  14. What do you dislike the most about a sales position?

  15. What do you enjoy most about selling?

  16. Why are you a good seller?

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

    Community Answers

    • "Without a doubt! State Farm is ranked above all competitors in home, auto, life, and watercraft insurance. Not to mention that it is consistently recognized as a top employer in the US and Canada."
  18. Do you enjoy talking to strangers?

    Community Answers

    • "Yes, I enjoy finding ways to relate and connect with new people."
  19. Why do insurance companies spend so much on advertising?

    Community Answers

    • "Because when people decide to look into purchasing insurance or invest in a mutual fund they are most likely to look into the companies whose names first pop into their head and they have heard good things about. Advertising might be the most crucial part when it comes to selling insurance."
  20. What insurance products do we sell at our company?

    Community Answers

    • "Life, home, health, car, watercraft."
  21. Insurance is a heavily competing industry and it's important to know our competitors. Who are they?

    Community Answers

    • "Geico, All State, Progressive, Erie Insurance, Credit Union."
    • "State farm, geiko, mass mutual, liberty, alstate,"
  22. What sales experience do you have?

    Community Answers

    • "I have experience in sales as a waitress and bartender, where I had to promote specific products and competed for the most sales of a specific appetizer/entrĂ©e/dessert/etc."