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The Remote Revolution: Benefits and Best Practices for Embracing a Telecommuting Culture

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jul 19, 2017 1:32:07 PM

Quick—what does the typical telecommuter look like? Did your mind conjure up an image of a young professional set up in the corner of the local coffee shop with a large coffee and laptop? Or perhaps you pictured a busy mom juggling school drop offs with conference calls? Do these fit your idea of the typical work-at-home professional? If so, you’d be wrong.

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

Combat the Summer Slump: Top 8 Tips for Keeping Your Employees Engaged as the Thermometer Rises

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jul 12, 2017 8:01:06 AM

School’s out for summer! As summer vacation kicks into high gear, children around the nation are celebrating three long months of swimming, biking and playing. Unfortunately for adults, the daily office schedule doesn’t change as the temperature rises.

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

Taking the PULSE of the Insurance Labor Market

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jun 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The latest edition of PULSE, the monthly supplement to our quarterly Compass newsletter, is out!

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

Do You Have the Technology to Attract Talent?

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jun 15, 2017 8:30:00 AM

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.

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Topics: Technology, Analytics, Managed Care, Millennials, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Recruitment

Are rotational programs headed for the C-Suite?

Posted by Richard Jacobson on May 17, 2017 8:44:41 AM

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...

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