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

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

Revive Your Recruitment and Selection Strategies: Kicking Off Your Recruitment Process

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Dec 21, 2016 9:11:11 AM

This blog entry is part four in Jacobson’s Insurance Recruitment and Selection series, which provides insights into updated recruitment and selection processes and strategies for the modern workplace.

Maybe your organization is scrambling to fill an open position after its Chief Actuary moved to a different organization. Or perhaps the executive committee has decided to add an Innovation Officer to help manage and update your company’s growing evolution. Regardless of the situation, the first step in any recruitment strategy should be a kick-off meeting.

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Topics: Insurance Recruitment and Selection, Healthcare, Recruitment, Managed Care, Life and Disability, Property and Casualty

Revive Your Recruitment and Selection Strategies:  “Who Are You?” Finding the Right Recruitment Fit

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Oct 19, 2016 8:51:22 AM

This blog entry is part three in Jacobson’s Insurance Recruitment and Selection series, which provides insights into updated recruitment and selection processes and strategies for the modern workplace.

So your organization needs to fill an open position? Before you kick start your recruitment process, it is vital that you develop a blueprint for the ideal candidate. Are there specific skills required to be successful in the role? Does your organization have core values that it seeks in all job candidates? Do personality and interpersonal relationships come into play?

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Topics: Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection

Revive Your Recruitment and Selection Strategies: The Drive to Hire

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Mar 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

This blog entry is part two in Jacobson’s Insurance Recruitment and Selection series, which provides insights into updated recruitment and selection processes and strategies for the modern workplace.

The insurance industry is enjoying a return to its pre-recession strength. Low unemployment rates and positive revenue growth projections are resulting in an increased focus on building staff. Today, more than 66 percent of insurance organizations are looking to increase their staff—the highest percentage reported since the economic downturn in 2009. But what exactly is driving this renewed focus on hiring? What are the key motivators behind today’s insurance hirings?

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