How Big Data and Analytics are Changing the Way Insurers Do Business

Posted by The Jacobson Group on May 7, 2015 9:17:35 AM

It is my pleasure to introduce a guest blogger for this latest post. Steve Lessaris is a Client Development Manager with our Professional Insurance Recruiting practice. Steve recently attended the 2nd Annual Analytics for Insurance USA Conference and gathered some insights that are definitely worth a read. Enjoy… 

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Topics: Analytics

Is Your Talent Brand up to the Job?

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Apr 27, 2015 2:33:00 PM

Do you know how your organization is perceived outside of the office? Do potential candidates view your organizations as a great place to work? 

As Catherine Prete, Jacobson’s senior vice preside of operations, discussed in our latest edition of Compass, your talent brand can play an important role in attracting and retaining professionals. In fact, 83 percent of global recruiting leaders report that a strong reputation is a critical driver behind hiring top employees. 

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Topics: Recruitment

The Growing Cyber Threat

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Apr 22, 2015 2:35:00 PM

Cyber is everywhere, even earning its own CSI spin off on TV! With the well-publicized cyber attacks and data breaches at Target, NATO, JPMorgan Chase, and Anthem, cyber security and losses associated with cyber crimes are a growing concern throughout the business world. While the total number of data breaches and record exposures often fluctuates year to year, organizations are seeing a continued upward trend.

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Topics: Technology

Countdown to ICD-10: Get your Training Program on Track

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 25, 2015 10:00:00 AM

It is my pleasure to introduce a guest blogger for this latest post. Abbe Sodikoff is a senior vice president and health sales manager here at Jacobson, providing leadership to our subject matter experts health services team. Her insights into ICD-10 preparation are worth a read. Enjoy…

The official compliance date for ICD-10 has been delayed another year until October 1st, 2015. Despite the extended deadline, many health plans remain concerned about their readiness. According to a study, more than half of healthcare providers and health plans have completed only 25 percent or less of the necessary implementation.

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Topics: Healthcare

What does the crystal ball predict for staffing in 2015?

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 12, 2015 9:15:00 AM

A number of trending talent issues are sure to impact the insurance industry in 2015. From the growing focus on building a personalized talent brand to the rise in demand for tech talent, the industry is being shaped by a number of emerging trends. Here are seven trends we expect to influence the insurance industry in 2015.
  • Emerging Talent: As the industry faces a growing talent crisis, organizations are turning to young professionals and recent graduates to fill the gap.
  • Talent Branding: In today’s competitive recruitment climate, building an attractive, positive brand is key to success.
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Topics: Labor Market

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