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Unformatted text preview: Hill Career Search Exercise Patrick Hill EDL 100 Sales Agent, Financial Analyst, Real Estate Broker Nature of the work- • Work with costumers on selling large amount of securities. Involves selling to institutions. These people are institutional sales persons, sales-traders or research sales persons. People who sell to smaller institution or wealthy individuals are called private client services professionals. (Vault 5) • Customers and potential customers often need assistance in identifying and selecting the products that best meet their needs. Manufacturers, vendors and other providers need qualified employees to represent their organizations and provided to the potential customers. (Great Jobs 81) • Sales professionals identify and contact prospective customers. (Great Jobs 87) • The duties of sales agents vary greatly depending on occupational specialty. (BLS.gov) • Financial analysts and personal financial advisors provide analysis and guidance to businesses and individuals in making investment decisions. They gather financial information, analyze it, and make recommendations. (BLS.gov) • They usually work standard business hours and in offices or from home. They travel frequently to visit companies or potential investors and face the pressure of deadlines. (BLS.gov) • Real estate brokers have a thorough knowledge of the real estate market in their communities; they know which neighborhoods will best fit clients’ needs and budgets. (BLS.gov) Hill • Brokers will arrange for title searches to verify ownership and for meetings between buyers and sellers during which they agree to the details of the transaction and in a final meeting. (BLS.gov) • Internet connections allow many real estate brokers to work out of their homes instead of real estate offices. Brokers often work more than 40 hours and work evenings and weekends and are usually on call to respond to the needs of clients. evenings and weekends and are usually on call to respond to the needs of clients....
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- Fall '08