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Richard Jacobson

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Where Have All The Executives Gone?

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Aug 28, 2018 1:25:23 PM

It is my pleasure to introduce a guest blogger for this latest post. Evie Moschel is vice president and engagement director for our executive search team. Her insights into the executive talent shortage are worth a read. Enjoy...

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Topics: Labor Market, Retention, Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection

Salary Strategies to Combat the Job-Hopping Craze

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Aug 14, 2018 8:18:37 AM

It is my pleasure to introduce a guest blogger for this latest post. Dave Coons is senior vice president of our professional recruiting team. His insights into salary trends are worth a read. Enjoy...

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Topics: Labor Market, Retention, Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection

Diversity and Inclusion: Turning Talk into Action

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jul 17, 2018 2:30:00 PM

The paradigm of diversity and inclusion (D&I) is evolving at this very moment. The world is not the same as it was 10 years ago. The “salad bowl” is quickly replacing the United States’ “melting pot.” Men stand as allies to tackle gender disparity and support equal representation in organizations, companies are publicly and boldly demonstrating their support of the LGBTQ community, and workplace activists are actively collaborating with individuals and teams to contextualize workplace equality.

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Topics: Millennials, Retention, Recruitment, Generational Spotlight, Diversity, Inclusion

Diagnosing and Treating the Care Management Talent Crisis

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jul 13, 2018 10:06:13 AM

Healthcare professionals and their patients are retiring at an alarming rate. In fact, there will be more than one million openings for registered nurses by 2024 - twice the rate seen in previous shortages. Meanwhile, there will be a 55 percent increase in number of Americans aged 65 and older who seek additional care over the next two years. However, nursing school enrollment is not increasing fast enough to meet this projected demand and lack of nursing school faculty is preventing larger program enrollments.

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Topics: Managed Care, Retention, Healthcare, Recruitment

Regulations in the Age of Cybersecurity

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jun 5, 2018 12:53:53 PM

From Yahoo to Sony to Equifax, data breaches and cyber hacks are becoming more and more common. And they are not getting any cheaper. In fact, according to Ponemon’s Cost of Data Breach Survey, the cost of a hack is on the rise – 2017 set a record high with an average total cost of $7.35 million; and the insurance industry is not immune. In fact, more than 100 million Americans have had their information hacked in insurance sector data breaches.

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Topics: Compliance, regulations, Cybersecurity