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Insurance and Financial Services

FINANCE AND BUSINESS

Description

People employed in the Insurance and Financial Services career pathway perform a variety of services including selling insurance and financial services products, connecting and building rapport with new and existing customers, providing outstanding support to all customers, and creating and executing exceptional marketing campaigns.

Career Details

Skills

Students in Insurance and Financial Services are trained in the following subject areas:

  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions
  • Able to work independently, demonstrate critical thinking skills, analyze, evaluate and problem solve

Career Options

Career Options

Most Insurance and Financial Services Job Corps graduates go to work for insurance or financial companies or banks. Entry-level clerks typically work normal business hours and full-time.

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Have strong math and reading skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:

  • Attention to detail
  • Concern for others
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Self-control

Insurance and Financial Services Numbers to Know

$38K

National average earning potential for this career

8-12

Months needed to complete career training

1

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