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How Auto Insurance Providers Can Prepare for Memorial Day Weekend

By Patricia Moore on May 23, 2019 5:58:38 PM

Insurers know just how dangerous the roads can be on busy holidays, and Memorial Day is no exception. Auto fatalities, drunk driving arrests, and car accidents all spike over this three-day weekend.

Topics: Business Tips Holiday
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Top 10 Reasons to Work in Insurance

By Patricia Moore on May 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM

With insurance retirees rapidly outnumbering new recruits, insurers are having trouble filling the empty roles left behind. Additionally, recent digital advancements in the industry require fresh skill-sets, compounding the urgency to hire new talent.

Topics: Business Human Resources (HR) Infographic
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The Brave New World of Insurance Careers

By Krystyna Kravchuk on Apr 4, 2019 12:00:00 PM

When trying to fill open positions, insurance recruiters and HR managers are often challenged to find creative ways to attract new talent. To get through some of the stereotypes of what it means to work in insurance, consider spreading the word of your company's advancements, and give reasons why the next generation of job-seekers should consider your company when planning out their career goals. You may want to include some of the following concepts in your messaging.

Topics: Business Human Resources (HR)
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Is Outsourcing Back-Office Functions Making the Insurance Industry More Future Ready?

By Patricia Moore on Mar 8, 2019 4:15:00 PM

According to Ernst & Young’s Global Insurance Trends Analysis 2018, the insurance industry not only showed steady growth in 2018, but also is estimated to increase by another three to four percent by the end of 2019. Insurers looking to capitalize on this financial trend and update systems are adopting strategies to ensure business operations are as streamlined and efficient as possible.

Topics: Industry Trends Business Outsourcing
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How Insurers Can Solve the Talent Gap

By Krystyna Kravchuk on Mar 8, 2019 1:37:44 PM

One of the greatest challenges facing insurers today is a shortage of workers, often referred to as the "talent gap." Despite historically low unemployment rates, many insurers are scrambling to fill essential positions. Claims adjusters, underwriters, and sales professionals – the very backbone of the profession – are in short supply and high demand. 

While most efforts are focused on recruiting and retention, it is often what happens in-between that makes the difference when it comes to the most critical shortage areas. Solving the talent gap requires a more holistic approach, expanding the focus to include strategies beyond traditional recruitment and retention efforts.  

Topics: Business Human Resources (HR)