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What qualities do you feel are essential to being a successful stock broker?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Stock Broker interview

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Looking back at the Stock Brokers who have mentored you and helped to shape your career - what common qualities and characteristics to they have? Talk to the hiring manager about the characteristics that you have admired most in your mentors and be sure to let them know that, you too, possess these great qualities.

What qualities do you feel are essential to being a successful stock broker?
Answer example

"Throughout my journey to becoming a Stock Broker, I have had many amazing mentors and teachers. I quickly learned that the most essential qualities to success as a Stock Broker are integrity, attention to detail, and willingness to adapt. I have spent a lot of time working on these qualities and incorporating them into my every day work habits."

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What qualities do you feel are essential to being a successful stock broker?
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Financially motivated, tenacity, persistence, hunger, common sense.
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Perseverance, analytical, and strong communication skills.
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Excellent commmunication skills be logical and numerate cope under pressure.
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Hitting customers' satisfaction and requirement, helping them in earning.
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Hard working, money motivated, resilient and non quitter.
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I think one if them is a huge interest in the financial markets, drive, hard work, analytical skills, and self motivation.
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Money motivated, determined, excelling under pressure, communication skills.
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Money driven, Success Driven.
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Ability to objection handle. The ability to be able to summarise financial markets and simplify economics to everyday people who are looking for their next investment. The ability to be able to excite people by the potential of investing in stocks.
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An absolute strive to learn, to make money and persistence and persuasion.
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Sales skills, phone skills, relationship management.
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Hard worker, great interpersonal skills and great networking skills.
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Confidence. Ability to efficiently network.
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Tenacity, knowledge of stock markets.
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Detail oriented. Team player. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to learn. Adaptability. Forward Failure. Patients. Determination/strong backbone.
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Tenacity, good telephone manager, good sales skills, understanding of financial products and markets.
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To be a successful stock broker the person should be a good listener to understand the customer needs and also in and out knowledge of the market.
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Good with numbers Persistence Deal with stress Interest with finances Communication skills.
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You know the usual woman cars and money.
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To be good expecting and take the right decision in the right time.
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I have certification of Derivative market and I have deep interest in stock market.
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Marketing Skills, Sales skills.
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For me a stock broker should be very knowledgeable, patient and determined.
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Confident, to the point, well spoken, manipulative.
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A capacity for analysis, attention to details, concentration, work under pressure, self-control.
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Patience, good communication skills, risk taking ability.
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Perseverance, Communication and the willingness to adapt and learn new trends and markets.
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Self confidence, sales skills, good persuasion, communication and negotiation.
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Excellent communication skills, highly motivated.
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So what comes up to my mind at the first place is being persuasive hence a great communicator. Great work ethic, patient, driven for succeess, ambitious.
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Drive, determination, resilience and self motivation.
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A person that has an updated market knowledge and stock trading performance and known how to deal with their own clients.
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Hard work ethic, tonality, positivity and the ability to learn.
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Honest, ability to analyse complex information, work long hours, adapt to chaning enviroment.
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Good @ maths Knowledge in stocks Experience in office Patience.
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Self confidence, sales skills, good persuasion, communication and negotiation.
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Patience hard working risk taking a good financial background.
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Good with money and numbers, having the ability to notice potential in markets, ability to.
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Loyalty, trustworthy, numerate.
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Patience, risk taking, good communication skills and the deal making.
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Money motivated, Confident, good with maths.
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Motivation, drive persistency, fast learner.
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That person has to know about share market knowledge and capablity to convience his client.
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Analysis. Sales. Determination.
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Mathematically strong, confident, honest, trustworthy, good selling skills.
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Becouse I want earn money.
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Being able to talk to people while having their best interests in mind. Having a pitch that works consistently and a basic understanding of securities.
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Analytical, great communication, driven, attention to detail.
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Patience, great communication and hard work.

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