Pros: interaction with clients and schedule flexibility.
Cons: 100% commission, self-employment status for taxes.
Meetings with clients to assess their current financial situation and needs. Developed plan to improve financial status.
Learned computer skills, financial planning certifications.
Little contact with upper management.
Co-workers consisted of 3 other representatives who shared office -- some consulting with them for best plan for clients.
Hardest part of job, living on straight commission with no savings to fall back on.
Most enjoyable part of job was ability to meet needs of clients and to develop friendships with them.