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Richard Jacobson

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Overcoming Today’s Candidate-Driven Market

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Apr 18, 2018 9:01:18 AM

No longer just an ominous warning for the future, the long-predicted war for talent is here. The insurance industry—in particular—has been hard hit by the emerging talent crunch and insurers are now faced with more openings than potential professionals. The result is a candidate’s market.

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Topics: Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Recruitment

Life Claims Goes High Tech

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Mar 8, 2018 12:40:30 PM

Technology continues to have a drastic impact on how the business world operates. Life insurers are no exception. Within the life sector, organizations are navigating their way through a number of emerging technologies. From the evolution of InsurTech to rapidly changing customer needs, life insurance firms need to adapt to today’s quickly-changing market. The claims field, in particular, is being disrupted by continued tech advancements.

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Topics: Life and Disability

How to Write a Resume. An Insurance Careers Month Video Series

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Feb 28, 2018 9:25:00 AM

This blog entry is part one in Jacobson’s Insurance Careers Month video 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 Shelby Kling as our millennial guest blogger for this latest post. Shelby is the Executive Search Assistant for our executive search team. Enjoy...

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Topics: Millennials, Insurance Careers Month

How to Successfully Job Hunt. An Insurance Careers Month Video Series

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Feb 21, 2018 5:02:30 PM

This blog entry is part one in Jacobson’s Insurance Careers Month video 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 Daniel Villa as our millennial guest blogger for this latest post. Dan is a Business Development Coordinator for our health team. Enjoy...

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Topics: Millennials, Insurance Careers Month

Insurance Careers Movement: Top 5 Ways to Get Involved

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Feb 8, 2018 3:10:09 PM

The insurance industry faces a real and immediate talent crisis. Annually, four million Baby Boomers retire nationwide. Within insurance, nearly 50 percent of the workforce will be retired by 2034. At this rate, the industry will need to fill 400,000 positions by 2020 in order to remain fully staffed. Unfortunately, less than one in ten young professionals are interested in working in insurance.

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Topics: Insurance Careers Month