Is Aflac a preferable career choice?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 4:28 am   Post subject:   

Wow, what a bunch of misinformation on this board. First Aflac is not a captive company. That is why they have so many independent agents contracted. They have a great product and lots of insurance agents want to market Aflac along with whatever else they do. Aflac is not multi-level marketing. You do not need extra income, just motivation and training. You will probably be interviewed by a regional sales coordinator. Ask to meet with the district sales coordinator that will be training you. That is the most important person to you when you are starting out. As far as which company you should choose? Aflac has been named to the list of worlds most ethical companies for 4 years in a row. No other insurance company has been so honored.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 1:07 pm   Post subject: spelling  

You certainly spell like an insurance agent.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:17 am   Post subject:   

Nothing wrong with Aflac, they are a reputable company with an A+ rating. All I have to say is get ready to work. You have to do a lot of door knocking on businesses and have thick skin. Many agents love working with Aflac. If this is you go for it. Remember: It doesn't matter if you think you can or you can't, You are Right! Good luck to you and Good selling!

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 12:08 am   Post subject: How to pay my bills while training??  

This is my concern....while training, how am I going to make my house payment, car payment, utilities, internet, and so on? I won't be making a commission, and won't have a paycheck? I can't NOT pay these bills, and have no one else to pay them for me.



I know I could do this job, but those first few months, how do you make ends meet? I'm not worried about what I make down the road, I know I can do that, I'm worried about how I'm going to keep my home while I'm training.



No one seems to want to answer that anywhere I look.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:21 pm   Post subject: paying bills...  

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How did you pay your bills when you were going to college - or was someone else paying your bills? You could get a part time job, many people work two jobs. If you really believe you would be succeed with Aflac, do what you have to do to make it work. You'll be glad later.


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PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2012 6:08 am   Post subject:   

Looking for info on aflac in ca, fresno to be exact. How's the training, structure of company. Is. There support or is it fly on your own what could I expect good and bad thanks for any input


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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2012 4:07 am   Post subject: Aflac as a career  

I think that AFLAC as a career is a great option. With the powerful marketing behind you and the support system of the corporate headquarters, you can't go wrong. Also, you are the business owner, if you can manage your time and get after it, you will have all the support that you need. It has amazing structure, yet you can schedule your own appointments so if you need to pick your kids up from school or want to go on one of the many trips that you can win from AFLAC, you will be able to have the time to go. It is amazing!

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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2012 7:12 am   Post subject: aflac ..  

I was in an aflac office the first quarter of this year... all paper work filled out and appliacation fee as well as fingerprinting performed... problem... manager screwed up application input and to date.. I have not received "writer number" from the state of GA .. I have to say the company training (which the district manager has nothing to do with) is excellent. the hands on training is the worst training I have ever encountered. Having been a sales trainer myself.. when I scheduled a training session... I did not cancel .. this was done by manager so many times till.. well .. it just makes the fire go out. I know from what I speak.. I would never recommend NE GA district hope you find a better district surely there must be one somewhere in GA


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:01 am   Post subject: Joining AFLAC  

Just met with a recruiter of AFLAC on Friday this week. This sounds like a very interesting prospect. I do appreciate the candid advice from so many on this blog. This does seem like if you are willing to work hard and network the income potential is wonderful. Razz


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 10:11 pm   Post subject: Leads  

I take my state exam on sat i want know how quickly can i expect to make money? And also how can i look for leads in the mean time Confused


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:36 pm   Post subject:   

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how quickly can i expect to make money?


You have to pass your exam first. After that, you have to wait until your license is issued. After that you have to start setting appointments and closing the sales. How quickly can you do that? The checks may come in two or three weeks after the sale.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 7:15 pm   Post subject:   

To all you guys and gals pondering the Aflac career dilemma: first thing to realize is that selling insurance is different than any other form of selling. When you sell insurance YOU'RE NOT SELLING A TANGILBLE PRODUCT. Your customers cannot touch, feel, smell, taste what you're selling (it's pretty easy to work retail and stand behind a counter and sell jewelry or perfumes, etc). So how do you sell something that's not tangible? You really have to understand that this is what you are getting into with insurance sales and if this does not fit your personality profile, don't waste your time........I mean that. You have to be comfortable selling a promise and selling yourself. The promise is that Aflac is the best in the industry with many credits to their name from Forbes and Fortune magazines to individual customer claims. What will get you through the initial door to set an appointment is your personality and how you present yourself (as you walk inot a business, the person behind the desk could care LESS what you are there for, he/she just knows that you are ineterupting his/her day). It's up to you to make your presence a happy one and you have 3 seconds to get through to him/her. Again, if this type of activity does not fit your personality profile, don't get involved. Of course, not all your business will be cold calling, but when you first get started you'll want to cold call as much as possible and gain contacts because in your second, third and consecutive years you'll be busy servicing those accounts. Aflac is the most ethical, and overall the best company to work for if you really want to help others, succeed at a lucrative career for yourself, earn residual income and be financially free. Good luck to all and feel free to ask questions


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 23, 2012 3:27 am   Post subject:   

I don't like Aflac. They make you beat the street with your feet.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:19 pm   Post subject:   

Aflac is a crooked company .. I worked there and nobody can know better than me!!


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