Candidate Search Process for an Insurance Company
At some point in your college career, you may be asked to prepare for the job hunt. Many colleges give you an insight into what the job market will be like by asking their MBA students to write a candidate search process report. Below is an example of what a student may face.
You have been asked to complete an autobiography as part of a candidate search process for an Insurance Company. This request was only presented to you yesterday and you currently run an insurance agency full-time, so you are short on time.
You are to seek employment as an insurance agent. You will compete for an agency position in the New Orleans, La market. This opportunity represents a major increase in income as well as being part of the largest property and casualty insurance company in the US.
The autobiography assignment is part of an intense screening process conducted by the company. The instructions are as follows:
Candidate Structured Autobiography:
The Insurance Agent career opportunity calls for a person with entrepreneurial skills who can set goals and meet them despite the challenges of everyday life and the business world.
Construct an autobiography that describes who you are and what you have to offer. Describe up to 3 business related experiences you have had which helped shape your character and prepare you for an Insurance Agent career opportunity. The experiences you choose to describe could include one or more of the following:
- Prior employment accomplishments
- Previous sales or marketing experience
- Efforts to obtain employment
- Self development activities
- Self appointed tasks