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Originally posted by Jts01 Jts01 wrote:

Well I do appreciate him letting me know how he got into the business. No disrespect meant


No offense but, it sounds like you suck cock while taking it in the ass. No disrespect meant.

Well, that escalated quickly.
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Originally posted by Omar Omar wrote:

Originally posted by anonymous anonymous wrote:

Originally posted by Jts01 Jts01 wrote:

Well I do appreciate him letting me know how he got into the business. No disrespect meant


No offense but, it sounds like you suck cock while taking it in the ass. No disrespect meant.


Well, that escalated quickly.

I just realized how much I've missed it here.
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Where did the new guy go? I didn't get a chance to learn more about your strategy. Don't leave!
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Still here just been reading other threads.

Met with a local FA and getting phone interviewed soon.
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Because sales is so key, I still like to tell people to START at Jones. I am glad I did it -for 3yrs
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Yeah I'm trying to start at jones any phone screen tips would be appreciated. I'm not going to mention my personal investing stuff at all because I really just did light research and gambled. Just focusung on that i want to generate clients and be sales oriented

I know people say bad stuff about jones but I'd be really greatful for a job there and I think it's right for me. I have a good finance education but no experience. After college I started my own business that failed after three years so I don't have a lot of options at this point and have honest interest in the field

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Go meet a local EJ guy and get him to submit your resume. Most hires happen that way over the Internet applications. You can throw in investing, but they don't give a shit. Your passion is sales, being in control of your own check, and "building your own business".....gotta go throw up about that last point

And everyone that would buy that bullshit policy you're taking about has 250k. It's not a lot really. If a 60 yr old has only this and no pension, they are fucked. Think IRAs and 401ks. Forced savings. Not cash laying around. If you saw my newest client, you'd think they are broke. Driving an old Hyundai and moderate house, but they've been putting away in retirement accounts for 30 yrs along with their employer match and pretending that money doesn't exist. They will be great clients and will retire just fine.
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Originally posted by bc2051 bc2051 wrote:

Go meet a local EJ guy and get him to submit your resume. Most hires happen that way over the Internet applications. You can throw in investing, but they don't give a shit. Your passion is sales, being in control of your own check, and "building your own business".....gotta go throw up about that last point

And everyone that would buy that bullshit policy you're taking about has 250k. It's not a lot really. If a 60 yr old has only this and no pension, they are fucked. Think IRAs and 401ks. Forced savings. Not cash laying around. If you saw my newest client, you'd think they are broke. Driving an old Hyundai and moderate house, but they've been putting away in retirement accounts for 30 yrs along with their employer match and pretending that money doesn't exist. They will be great clients and will retire just fine.


Yeah I went and met with local ej guy and he submitted me to get phone screened. He was straight with me and we had a good convo about how to make it in the business. Great guy.

I have the phone screen tomorrow so any tips would be cool but I think I'll be ok
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Originally posted by Jts01 Jts01 wrote:

Originally posted by bc2051 bc2051 wrote:

Go meet a local EJ guy and get him to submit your resume. Most hires happen that way over the Internet applications. You can throw in investing, but they don't give a shit. Your passion is sales, being in control of your own check, and "building your own business".....gotta go throw up about that last point

And everyone that would buy that bullshit policy you're taking about has 250k. It's not a lot really. If a 60 yr old has only this and no pension, they are fucked. Think IRAs and 401ks. Forced savings. Not cash laying around. If you saw my newest client, you'd think they are broke. Driving an old Hyundai and moderate house, but they've been putting away in retirement accounts for 30 yrs along with their employer match and pretending that money doesn't exist. They will be great clients and will retire just fine.


Yeah I went and met with local ej guy and he submitted me to get phone screened. He was straight with me and we had a good convo about how to make it in the business. Great guy.

I have the phone screen tomorrow so any tips would be cool but I think I'll be ok


That was my tip
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Originally posted by Jts01 Jts01 wrote:

Yeah I'm trying to start at jones any phone screen tips would be appreciated. I'm not going to mention my personal investing stuff at all because I really just did light research and gambled. Just focusung on that i want to generate clients and be sales oriented


Make a list of examples where you stood out in sales capacities. Be prepared to describe those examples in a STAR format. Situation, Task, action, result. Have some questions ready. Demonstrate knowledge of what it takes to become a successful advisor by citing research you've done. Explain why you 'chose' Jones over other firms based on that research.
Google 'Edward Jones interview'. There's about 10000 posts you can read.
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Thank you guys I read through a lot on glass door to get some questions for canned answers and I will follow your advice
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All I can confirm is that you need to go local and somehow get your name in the hopper. The internet process is complete bullshit.
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Originally posted by RIArules RIArules wrote:

All I can confirm is that you need to go local and somehow get your name in the hopper. The internet process is complete bullshit.


Everything else is in line I need to get past the HR people
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I definitely join in on the Jones Hate stuff sometimes but it really is a great place to start- and for some people to stay, obviously. Good luck
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Tell them you have all kinds of connections to people with money.
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I think it went well other than 1 or 2 behavioral questions I struggled with... they were similar so I gave similar answers. Might be screwed
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As long as you have your head on straight EJ will hire about anyone.
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Tell them you have all kinds of connections to people with money.


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