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Frequently Asked Questions

There are plenty of common questions people ask while they are considering a career as a distribution representative of Great Eastern Life. Here, we have compiled the most common ones to help you.

Will I receive any training?

At Great Eastern, we offer our distribution representatives structured training programmes to address topics like prospecting, sales presentation and telephone etiquette. You will also receive guidance and coaching from our experienced and successful leaders and mentors.

Is it all about sales?

A career as a distribution representative is not just a product sales job. Your role is to help others achieve their financial goals through proper planning. Our proven career advancement pathway allows you to fast-track your career and move into a management position, where your primary role as a manager is to identify, nurture and develop future talent.

In other words, you’ll be an entrepreneur running your own business. To do this, you’ll demonstrate exceptional leadership abilities and bring out the best in your distribution representatives.

How do I approach people?

Approach potential customers with a view to helping them. Any family who has lost a loved one but has still been able to maintain their lifestyle through adequate insurance protection will tell you how important that help is.

In any job you have to deal with rejection. But as an insurance professional, the potential for rejection will be reduced if your approach is helpful.

Will I enjoy a stable income?

A career in financial planning allows you to maximise your earning potential and generate a stream of passive and perpetual income that will create financial stability.

As a distribution representative, your paycheck will correspond with your performance – and there’s no limit. The income you earn may vary from month to month, but is usually much higher than a regular salaried job.

Is becoming a distribution representative a good career choice?

Your family will become proud of the difference you make to the lives of others as you achieve success and recognition at work.

Are there lots of exams?

Similar to other types of professionals, distribution representatives are required to pass the relevant pre-contract licensing exams to be certified. To ensure you are well-prepared, we will provide you with the following comprehensive exam support:

  • In-house tutorials
  • Sample examination papers
  • Examination clinics
  • 1-to-1 coaching
  • E-campus online mock questions

How can a distribution representative help others?

You’ll become skilled at analysing your customers’ situations and will soon be able to offer solutions to meet unique financial objectives. As a result, our distribution representatives enjoy a fulfilling and worthwhile career.

Contact us now and take a step towards a great future

If you would like to be part of the Great Eastern family, please send in your resume with details of your work experience, current and expected salaries to: career@greateasternlife.com. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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