Combined Insurance reports job opportunities for commissioned insurance sales agents in Canada are on the rise
Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 11, 2008 -- Despite recent reports by Statistics Canada that unemployment is growing and consumer spending is declining, Combined Insurance, a leading provider of supplemental insurance, reports job opportunities for commissioned insurance sales agents in Canada are on the rise.
According to Sylvio Mercier, manager, national product development and continuing education at Combined Insurance Canada, "Our company's need to recruit and hire qualified self-employed sales representatives remains strong because in tough economic times consumers are in greater need of the supplemental insurance products we provide. Because of this trend, our company will continue to add sales representatives in 2009 to meet the growing need for Combined Insurance products and services, even in a slumping economic climate."
To increase accessibility to its supplemental insurance policies, which include accident, disability, health and life, Combined Insurance is planning to recruit up to 500 sales representatives throughout all the provinces of Canada in 2009. "A variety of skills and past experiences can be good preparation for selling supplemental insurance. Those who are 'people-oriented' are likely to be the most successful," said Mr. Mercier.
Mr. Mercier continued, "The people we recruit are both from within the insurance industry and outside of it, even recent graduates. The main thing we look for is people who are energetic, personable, self-disciplined, able to obtain
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