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The Growing Diversity and Inclusion Mandate

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Apr 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Today’s labor force is experiencing a break-neck evolution. Much as the nation of today looks radically different from that of 1980, so too will the United States of 2050 look very different from that of today. Already, demographic predictions paint a picture of a very different workplace in the near future, as employees “gray,” female professionals outnumber their male counterparts and we transition into a “minority majority” nation. Today’s organizations are now coming face-to-face with an increasingly diverse workforce. This unprecedented and ground-breaking phenomenon has permanently changed the reality of the business world. Further fueling these rapid demographic shifts is increased globalization and connectivity. Together, these trends are the driving force behind the growing diversity and inclusion (D&I) movement. As organizations continue to expand beyond their borders, we can no longer ignore the business case for D&I.

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Topics: Managed Care, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare

Doctor, Doctor: Uncovering Today’s Wackiest Health Insurance Claims

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 22, 2016 9:46:18 AM

From Christmas tree missiles to insured body parts, we have covered a number of unique insurance policies and claims. But what about in the world of health insurance? With more and more individuals electing into insurance coverage, surely there must be a growing number of exceptional claims. So what are some of the most unusual insurance claims found in the health industry?

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Revive Your Recruitment and Selection Strategies: The Drive to Hire

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This blog entry is part two in Jacobson’s Insurance Recruitment and Selection series, which provides insights into updated recruitment and selection processes and strategies for the modern workplace.

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Topics: Labor Market, Managed Care, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Recruitment

Staffing Continues to Dominate Industry Labor Concerns

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 8, 2016 8:50:10 AM

The results from our latest Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study are here! Check out the latest insurance industry statistics to learn what hiring and revenue trends you should be on the look for in 2016.

Currently the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is reporting insurance unemployment at 3.0 percent in February—with predictions forecasting the rate will hover between one and three percent throughout the year. This is a marked difference from the high of ten percent in October 2009. As the industry “bottoms-out” in terms of unemployment, it is becoming clear that insurance organizations have finally returned to full employment levels.

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Topics: Labor Market, Managed Care, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare

The Insurance Trifecta: Embracing a Career of Meaning and Reward

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 23, 2016 9:45:37 AM

This blog entry is part two in Jacobson’s Insurance Careers Month series, which features our own Millennial bloggers providing their unique insights and insider perspectives into insurance as a great career choice. It is my pleasure to introduce Kylee Lacson as our millennial guest blogger for this latest post. Kylee is assistant vice president of our life and disability subject matter experts team. Enjoy...

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Topics: Managed Care, Millennials, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Insurance Careers Month

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