The physical office. The virtual office. The hybrid workplace reality.

The hybrid workplace. How do we approach it? What can we expect to change and what do we expect will stay the same? I want to take a step back. I want us all to take a hard look at the hiring challenges that are inherent in any business and how those obstacles have grown,…

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A candidate-driven hiring market: Investing in a promising tomorrow today

You’re in a candidate-driven hiring market. Now is the time to make a significant investment in your future that could and will return massive dividends to your career and to your life. This blog is a simple message to highly talented and specialized professionals in the insurance space. Your skills are in high demand and,…

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4 Insurtech trends to be mindful of in 2021

Insurtech is an established but fast growing portion of the insurance industry—its prominence and advancements driven by a demand for customization, convenience and simplification of process.   Insurtech technology offers consumers unprecedented control over their immediate and long-term insurance needs, while stand alone insurtech companies disrupt traditional, and at times frustrating, norms associated with buying insurance. …

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Retaining Insurance Industry Professionals: How to find and keep them.

Retaining insurance industry professionals can be challenging and calls for a significant dedication of time and resources. It requires employers to figure out what their best practices are—what works best within their company culture and what actions will ultimately lead to stronger teams. It really comes down to making decisions that will benefit your company…

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Critical thinking is a skill that can be developed like any other, but it requires practice—and practice requires opportunity.

Critical thinking is a skill that can be developed like any other, but it requires practice—and practice requires opportunity. Christian Nevell wrote, “Few minds wear out; more rust out.” Basically, if you let something sit long enough, motionless and in disuse, or barely use it to its full capacity, it just won’t work the way…

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Insurance industry cybersecurity: Thoughts for 2021

Insurance cybersecurity has become an increasingly vital digital resource.   Over the past few years, the frequency and sophistication of cyber attacks on the insurance industry has dramatically increased. Insurance sector data breaches have resulted in more than one hundred million Americans being exposed, their data leaked and their personal information made vulnerable.  Growing threats to…

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New hire onboarding is of vital importance to any company wanting to secure the investment on potent talent they have recruited to join their teams.

New hire onboarding is of vital importance to any company wanting to secure the investment on potent talent they have recruited to join their teams. Fully integrating these people into your leadership structures, making them feel welcome and assisting them in discovering what individual strengths will help them continue to be successful in their new…

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Career Advancement: Moving past a negative career experience

Career advancement is full of ups and downs; unique challenges present in every industry and the insurance space is no exception. The unfortunate fact is work environments change–making those companies and organizations incompatible with some of the talented professionals who work there.  None of us want to go to work every day, in person or…

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Writing a resume: Four tips in a hyper-competitive job market

Writing a resume should be simple, right? It’s not. This document is supposed to be a split-second representation of you and your career. While working with a recruitment professional, who has a greater understanding of the insurance industry’s major verticals and players is advantageous, having all your proverbial ducks in a row isn’t a bad…

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Upskilling: Enhance your Onboarding with Online Learning

If the insurance industry wants to promote an economic recovery that is not only successful, but also maintains the continued safety of its workforce, using upskilling to promote and expand employee’s digital capabilities needs to be an absolute priority. While upskilling should always be part of the onboarding process and continued education, current potential hazards…

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