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Insurance Resume Example


The resume at a glance must reflect your goals in the insurance industry and the qualifications that support you. Insurance resumes require you to highlight the best features about your previous job experience and education that highlight and clinically analyse your performance. When it comes to job performance or education, showing a quantitative snapshot of how good your performance is in absolute terms (like achieving 20% increase in sales for the department) is the best possible way to show how efficient a performer you are. The first thing that you would mention would be education, where the highest degree should ideally be stated first. Then, while mentioning the skill-set, care should be taken to ensure that skills match the job profile and are relevant functionally. At the same time, additional qualifications (CWA, ICWAI, etc) should be highlighted as strengths. The job experience should start with the most recent job listed first, and then others subsequently. Begin with defining a basic role and job responsibilities within that role, and then adding achievements and awards during the course to add more to the job experience. The more quantitative results generated and mentioned, the more is the value added to the resume. Personal certifications and extra-curricular activities are what define your personality and the mention of those relevant to your role that shows an excellence in personality is important. The use of technical terms that pertain to the insurance industry throughout the resume lets the recruiter know that you understand the industry and the terms used. References from post-graduation education as well as your previous jobs add a lot of weight to the resume and improves the solidarity of the resume.

Hershey Knight

32 C, North Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 90201, (828) 172232


To perform the role of an insurance executive delivering exceptional customer service through persuasion, knowledge and zest.

Education University of Phoenix, Phoenix Masters in Business Administration (2007)

Georgia Institute of Learning, Georgia Diploma in Financial Management (2003)

Professional Background

Senior Insurance Sales Officer MetLife Insurance, New York 2007-Present

Worked in the capacity of a Senior Sales Officer who controlled a team of Sales Officers for the eastern-New York region. Acted as a liaison between the Sales team and the head-office. Generated reports on performance while training the sales officers, handling queries, complaints, and claims. Through the improvement of service and good negotiations, achieved a 20% growth in insurance sales over 4 consecutive quarters (2009-4th quarter to 2010-3rd quarter). Awarded 'Middle-manager of the year' for New York in 2008.

Insurance Sales Executive AIG Insurance, New Jersey 2003-2005

Worked as a sales officer as part of a sales team. Job including selling to a database of 250 customers as well as acquisition of new clients. Awarded 'Salesman of the year' in 2002 for selling over $275,000 in insurance and acquiring 37 new clients.

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