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10 interview questions for a career change into Insurance

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10 interview questions for a career change into Insurance

10 interview questions for a career change into Insurance

If you’re thinking about a career change into the Insurance sector, it’s important to demonstrate your transferable skills in the interview.

Our Insurance Recruitment Specialist, Laurence Cooper, gives 10 top interview questions to prepare for beforehand. Check out his blog on the insurance sector here for more useful information.

  1. Can you explain your understanding of the insurance industry and its various sectors?
  2. How do you stay updated on changes in industry trends in your current sector?
  3. What motivated you to pursue a career in insurance?
  4. Can you provide an example of a challenging insurance claim/ customer service issue you’ve handled in the past and how you resolved it?
  5. How do you handle customer objections or difficult situations when selling insurance policies?
  6. What strategies do you employ to ensure accuracy and attention to detail in your work?
  7. How do you stay organised when managing multiple responsibilities simultaneously?
  8. Can you discuss a time when you had to collaborate with colleagues from different departments or teams to achieve a common goal?
  9. How do you handle stress or pressure in a fast-paced environment?
  10. What do you know about the company?

To speak to Laurence about current opportunities and support with interview questions, please call 01242 505400 or email

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