Applying to Become a Farm Bureau Agent is as Easy as 1-2-3!
August 11, 2014
Farm Bureau Financial Services understands that transitioning into a new career is a major life decision, and it’s one that you don’t take lightly. Our in-depth recruiting and selection process is designed to select individuals with the right foundation for success in the most efficient way possible. In just three simple steps, you could begin an exciting and rewarding career as a Farm Bureau insurance agent!
Step 1: Conduct a Personal Audit of Your Skills.
The truth is, becoming an insurance agent isn’t for everyone, but for those that fit the bill, it can be a truly fulfilling and highly profitable career path. Deciding whether you’re right for the opportunity boils down to who you are and what motivates you. Answering ‘yes’ to the following questions may indicate you possess the innate qualities to thrive as a Farm Bureau insurance agent:
- Are you a highly energetic, self-motivated individual with the passion and people skills to build relationships and communicate effectively?
- Do you genuinely want to help people in your community achieve their goals and protect what’s most important to them?
- Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit with the business acumen and sales experience to build your own business?
- Do you have financial savings and stability to lay the groundwork for future profit and success?
Step 2: Fill Out An Initial Information Form.
Think you have what it takes to become a successful insurance agent? We’re eager to talk to you about joining our team of 4,000 field associates and 1,600 fully dedicated employees who are committed to helping individuals and families protect livelihoods and futures. Whether you’re an Experienced Agent looking to make a change, want to begin growing your own business through our Reserve Agent Program, or work directly for an agent as a Sales Associate, we have a starting place for you. Becoming a Farm Bureau Agent starts with filling out an application and continues as you talk with an agency manager and attend your first interview.
Step 3: Talk With an Agency Manager.
Once submitted, an experienced Farm Bureau Agency Manager in your area will review your information. If the opportunity at hand makes a good match for your career goals, skills and lifestyle, he or she will be in contact to discuss the next steps in the recruiting process, as well as set up a time for your first interview. Your first interview is an important opportunity to share your resume and talk about experiences that have prepared you to be a business owner, share what being a Farm Bureau Agent means to you and walk away with recruiting materials that help you decide if you want to continue on with the process.
So, what are you waiting for? If you are a qualified candidate interested in helping your community while reaping the benefits of a competitive salary and added sales incentives, applying to become a Farm Bureau agent can be as simple as 1-2-3! Click the ‘Get Started’ button below to begin a highly gratifying and enjoyable career as an insurance agent in less time than you may think.