The insurance industry’s “war for talent” continues to heat up. No longer just a long-range concern, insurance organizations are now face-to-face with a perfect storm of labor market challenges—from an aging workforce and impending wave of retirements to an increasingly shallow talent pool. In fact, recent estimates show that the insurance industry will need to add 400,000 open positions to its bench by 2020 in order to remain fully staffed.
It is my pleasure to introduce a guest blogger for this latest post. Kylee Lacson is assistant vice president of Jacobson’s life and disability subject matter experts team. Her insights into evolving actuarial rotational programs are worth a read. Enjoy...
This is the age of business technology. Widespread technological advancements continue to revolutionize the way organizations do business. Care management is no exception. More than ever before, new technology solutions are allowing patients and consumers to more effectively and efficiently interact and engage with their medical providers.
What factors are critical for business success? Financial acumen? Business savvy? Public awareness? While these all provide useful contributions to an organization’s staying power, their impact is eclipsed by one thing—human capital. Employees are the most vital aspect of an organization and its future success.
The true underdog of recruiting is recruitment process outsourcing (RPO)—a powerful tool that is under-utilized and overlooked despite the industry-wide talent crisis. Some organizations ignore RPO’s robust benefits due to a fear of the unknown or a perceived loss of control. Others are unnecessarily anxious that an RPO partner could fail to fully understand their needs or would be more expensive than keeping recruiting in-house.