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This was just after having come from a military training environment where a Marine physically makes you exhausted for forgetting details. An environment where you're trained to learn the details quickly, and NOT forget them, because in the military, lack of attention to detail can mean lost lives. Forgive me for having that mindset after having just completed Officer Candidate School.
I can sell anything. And this was the most bogus thing I have ever had happen to me. Being offered a job, then having it rescinded because I aced a profile assessment the year before but needed to take it again to prove my personality worthiness.
I'm a dynamic guy and can pretty much accomplish most things I set out to do.
New England's treatment of me was a SHAM. It's probably a blessing in disguise that I didn't end up working for them because their corporate values are obviously way out of line when they throw someone to the street in manner which they did to me. Getting rejected because I a test says I would need to know too many details to be able to sell clients on a product.
I've sold checking/credit/savings accounts for Wells Fargo, satellite dishes door to door, food, whatever. I've never had a problem learning products and feeling comfortable in selling them.
Based on my experience of New England Financial I would warn you to stay away from them. Their values are apparently skin deep, and they obviously have no confidence in their own abilities to interview people.
I was good enough until I retook their profile assessment, which obviously means nothing if you can pass it one day and apparently fail it the next.