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Snapshot: Insurance Sales Agents

Snapshot: Insurance Sales Agents


Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.


Enterprising – Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

Social – Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

Work Styles

Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.

Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

Self Control – Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.

Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

Tools and Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

Desktop computers – Desktop computers

Digital cameras - Digital cameras

Laser printers – Laser printers

Notebook computers – Notebook computers

Personal computers – Personal computers