Have not we come across this word ‘agent’ for at least once in our lifetime? Without losing any moment, the answer in a majority will be ‘yes’. Agent is a person, firm or a company that does business for another person or a company. Today, this word has become a sort of phenomenon and inseparable part of our life. We are so attached and used to with this word that whenever we need something to be done in a personal or a professional level, we face difficulties from the absence of an agent.
Here is the list of the various agent resumes:
As every commercial, industrial, residential, and commodity sectors need an agent to serve their clients, the career opportunities to work as an agent is tremendous. You can do introspection that will help you decide the field to be selected. As per your taste you can choose from the field of insurance, real estate, travelling industry, advertising agencies, intelligence, sports, purchasing, import export, stocks, customer service, collection, music, clearing and forwarding agent, etc. The list is endless and the scope is unmatched.
The basic qualification needed in securing an agent position in any sector is your communication skills. This is essential, because most of your job’s profile would need you to interact and work as a mediator between parties. If you are lacking this primary requirement, it will become difficult to achieve results your employer is expecting you to. Another primary requirement is at least a high school or a college degree to help you grab an interview. Besides this, you should have a good presence of mind, which will help you in reacting quickly and effectively to any of your clients queries.
The secondary qualification will surely vary in regard with the field you have chosen to become an agent in. To give you an example, let’s find out about the field everybody will love to make a career in Art and Performance industry. By selecting a career in this field, you can work as a manager for artists, performers, and athletes. This employment will give you an opportunity to be in and around the glamour world. The salary you will be deriving from this work will also be higher considering the hype the glamour industry creates in our society.
For such a reward earning career, you need to have good organization skills, finance knowledge and overall a strong negotiating power. Organization skills are needed to manage contracts, allocate dates to media and sponsors, and to prepare financial reports. Financial knowledge is a must as you will be required by your employer to manage accounts on their behalf. Apart from this knowledge, you should also possess honesty because most often your employer will rely on you for their financial matter. Another important part of your profile is to negotiate contracts with media and sponsor on your client’s behalf.
The agent resumes needs to emphasize the good qualities of the candidate. It should include the personal information, career objective or goal, education and training, work experience, additional information such as accomplishments, personal traits, and parallel skills. The resume should communicate your capability in gaining and managing contracts, your managerial and technical skills. The resume must present a picture to the potential employer that you are capable to work as a negotiator and advocate in dealing with clients, sponsors and media, and your ability to organize all types of events.
We hope this excerpt has given you enough information about an agent’s qualification and field of employment along with qualifications. We have also briefed you on what to include in the resume. For a better and wider picture on agent resumes, please follow the link given below and select the sample resumes that suit your profile. Please add and delete as appropriate while using the resume.