Maximize Your Hiring Potential: Tips for Insurance Hiring Managers

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Building a successful team in insurance isn’t something that is tested by trial and error, and often, it’s up to hiring managers to spend endless hours picking apart resumes, LinkedIn profiles and countless back-to-back emails just to narrow down great potential hires. It’s time-consuming and expensive. As dedicated and experienced insurance recruiters, The James Allen…

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7 Tips to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Attractive

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LinkedIn is practically a playground for recruiters. If you’re not using LinkedIn for your job search, you’re missing out on its benefits—like being able to research companies, build your brand, connect with recruiters and see job postings—all for free. As a recruiter, take my word when I say your LinkedIn account holds weight, and whether…

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Keeping Productive when Working From Home

Productive Working from Home

With so many workers moving to a home office to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be easy to lose focus. To help you stay at the top of your game, we’ve compiled some tips for being productive when working at home. Stick with your routines—Obviously, some routines will change. But try to keep…

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What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

Were you ever asked as a child what you wanted to be when you grew up? The answers may have ranged from a doctor, nurse or major league ballplayer to a teacher, ballerina or astronaut. But did any of you proudly say, “I want to be in the insurance industry”? It’s not too likely. But…

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Retained-Like Services on a Contingency Basis

The James Allen Companies has established a reputation of quality and integrity within the insurance industry and has done so by presenting companies with highly qualified professionals quickly and effectively. In our constant efforts to provide exceptional service, we explored the search solutions of several competitors and were surprised to discover that while we also…

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Are You Ready for a Market that Favors Job Candidates?

It’s a job seeker’s market, especially if you need to hire skilled, specific labor. If you haven’t adjusted your interview practices since the crash of 2008, you could be missing out on the best new talent in years. Here are a few things you should consider when it comes to addressing, understanding and treating candidates…

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