Platinum Careers: Advancement

Fighting the Impact of Cancer Is Personal

John knows all too well the impact cancer can have on a person’s life. In 2014, he battled laryngeal cancer. John, who had a long career as a respiratory therapist, required 32 rounds of radiation on his neck, which took him out of work for 10 months because he couldn’t talk or swallow. He eventually […]

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Platinum a Smart First Step for Young Entrepreneur

The Platinum sales opportunity has helped many people stabilize their retirement plans—but they weren’t typically 18 years old when they started. Ryan became a Platinum sales intern in summer 2019. He had grown up around the skilled trades, and, while it shaped his incredible work ethic, he wasn’t interested in a long-term career in manual […]

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Rep on the Rise: Jacob B.

Jacob has always gravitated toward career paths that allow him to work and socialize with many people, previously working in marketing and then as an admissions counselor. When he and his wife relocated for her new job, Jacob saw it as an opportunity to capitalize on his social strengths and look for a better paying […]

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From Punching a Clock to Knocking Out Big Goals

Ries was familiar with Platinum long before his sales career began. He grew up near the company’s headquarters and happened to know a few people connected to the company. But, a career in sales was not on his radar at the time. Ries was practically raised in the construction trade and planned to continue down […]

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No Sales Experience? No Problem

“I didn’t come from a sales background,” Lotus says, as she recalls life before Platinum. Her years have been spent helping her father with his restaurant business, working in an office setting and, most recently, being a nanny. Sales was unfamiliar territory. But, that didn’t stop her from learning more about the Platinum sales career […]

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When You Work With the Best, Success Is in Your Hands

A goal cannot be achieved without dedication, drive, consistency and, most important, a supportive community standing behind you. These essentials, however, are often difficult to maintain, resulting in forgotten goals and left-behind dreams. At Platinum, our sales representatives tell a different story. They receive the support and tools needed to reach for—and achieve—their highest aspirations. […]

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A Successful Jump From Military to Sales

Upon graduating from high school, Ken served in the military for 13 ½ years, taking the lead of an Army parachute team and developing a passion for leadership. When his military experience concluded, Ken jumped right into driving jet powered trucks across the country. With a resume highlighting his skills in skydiving and fast cars, […]

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Paying Off: Flipping the Script on College Before Career

Although he grew up working on a farm, Kyle has been surrounded by the insurance business all his life. After graduating from high school, Kyle had to make a decision: continue working on the farm or follow in his family’s footsteps and take a shot at insurance sales. After working in Platinum’s home office for […]

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Offseason Opportunity Turns Into Life-Changing Career

As a fourth-generation farmer in southern Arkansas, Stacey spent most of his time on the farm, growing vegetables, cantaloupes and watermelons among other crops. During his offseason in 2016, Stacey was on a quest to find additional income. After a positive experience with a Platinum recruiter, Stacey was confident that a sales career with Platinum […]

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Overcoming Obstacles to Find Personal, Professional and Financial Fullfillment

When he was growing up in Minnesota, Tanner and his family faced multiple financial challenges–his father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, and his mother worked a minimum wage job to make ends meet. Toward the end of high school, Tanner also faced major health issues of his own. After graduating in 2016, Tanner spent most […]

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