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

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

Revive Your Insurance Recruitment and Selection Strategies: Avoid the Hiring "Fire Drill"

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Dec 21, 2015 8:53:23 AM

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

Do any of these situations sound familiar? Open enrollment is right around the corner and you need customer service representatives, stat! Recent company turnover has you scrambling for a new underwriter. Your Chief Financial Officer is retiring and you need to find a replacement immediately.

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Topics: Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection