From Employee to Entrepreneur: Running Your Own Business As A Children’s Education Funds Inc. (CEFI) Dealing Representative
If you are someone who is unfulfilled with their current job or who may be tired of the corporate world, the reality is you’re not alone — many employees don’t truly feel a real connection to their jobs.
Maybe you have dreamed about walking away and starting your own business. You’ve read about entrepreneurs making money doing what they love and on their own terms. If you’ve decided that you’d like to start a business, it is possible to turn that dream into a reality. The key to going from employee to entrepreneur is finding the right path that will allow you the freedom to follow your passions.
True entrepreneurs are upbeat, goal oriented and hold themselves accountable for their own success. They have also learned to draw on their natural abilities to achieve their dreams.
If you want to make the shift from employee to entrepreneur, you may want to look into a career as a Children’s Education Funds Inc. (CEFI) Dealing Representative. CEFI is a Canadian organization that provides Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) to families who are looking to invest in their children’s higher education. A CEFI Dealing Representative helps those families set up RESPs and walks them through their options based on their financial needs.
A career with CEFI is unique in part because unlike traditional roles where you are glued to an office chair, you get to make your own schedule that fits within your needs; at the same time, you help others reach their dreams of obtaining a higher education. Dealing Representatives have family goals in mind first. As a CEFI Dealing Representative, you will strive to assist families to provide for their child’s future education through solid financial planning.
In this role, you will become skillful in all aspects of running your own business, as well as help others achieve their education funding goals and build long-term relationships. Under the Children’s Education Fund Inc. umbrella, you can run your business as an individual Dealing Representative with the tools, processes and experts to help you take the business where you want it to go.
What makes this role unique?
An extensive training program You’ll start your one-on-one sales training with a Branch Manager, spending time in the classroom mastering the foundations of sales training and product knowledge. CEFI’s comprehensive training gives Dealing Representatives an opportunity to role-play, ask questions, share best practices and hear from product and sales experts. Dealings Representatives enjoy the chance to discuss new ideas with their peers and leave with ideas that they can take back and implement in their business.
Compensation and recognition CEFI believes in rewarding its Dealing Representatives for top results in growing their business and helping potential subscribers reach their post-secondary education goals. Dealing Representatives are paid depending on their level, a basic commission plus bonus. If you have a group of Dealing Representatives that you are managing you will receive weekly overrides and monthly bonuses. CEFI Dealing Representatives can also elect to participate in a comprehensive benefits program.
Quality plans Once you obtain your registration as a scholarship plan Dealing Representative and complete the training, you’ll be able to offer a variety of Education Savings Plans which include: CET Group Option Plan, Achievers Plan and Self-Initiated Option Plan.
A passion for education Commitment, reputation and performance are important qualities people look for when deciding which organization to trust with their education funding. It can be a rewarding experience to assist young students and their families realize their goal of a higher education. A CEFI Dealing Representative is committed to offering creative education savings plans for all Canadian families.
Flexibility You will be in charge of your own career and financial success, while contributing to your community. A career as a CEFI Dealing Representative gives you the opportunity to operate your business on your schedule, with flexibility built into your day-to-day routine.
Making your next career move is a big decision and you need to be confident that your choice is the right one. If you have the passion and drive to become successful and to help others achieve their goals, a career as a CEFI Dealing Representative may be worth exploring.