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Insights into the Insurance Talent Marketplace: Trends for 2019

Posted by Nikki St. Martin on Dec 21, 2018 12:50:56 PM

The insurance industry stands amid a rapidly evolving talent market. Insurers are now face-to-face with the rise of innovation, emphasis on corporate culture, push for inclusivity and growing temporary workforce. Is your organization prepared?

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Topics: Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection, Labor Market, Retention, salary, Automation, Technology, Analytics, Diversity, Inclusion

Holistic Talent Strategies for the Future of Health Insurance

Posted by Joanne Turner on Dec 11, 2018 2:42:25 PM

Written by Joanne Turner, Assistant Vice President, and Blake Grimm, Client Development Manager

The future of healthcare is upon us and it’s offering a chance for payers to lead the industry through innovation and expansion. Global healthcare spending is projected to reach $8.7 trillion by 2020. Organizations are continuously finding smarter and more innovative ways to deliver efficient and effective patient care. The unprecedented growth commands additional job opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the healthcare industry is expected to add four million new jobs and account for approximately a third of total job growth by 2026.

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Topics: Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection, Labor Market, Retention, Millennials, Healthcare

Follow, Like and Share Your Way to Next-Gen Talent

Posted by Diana Shay Milazzo on Nov 13, 2018 9:58:00 AM

Written by Diana Shay Milazzo, Assistant Vice President, and Julie Arnold, Sourcer

 

 

Picture this: young job seekers spent their mornings flipping through local newspapers, combing its pages for new listings and eagerly scanning the copy for responsibilities and requirements to which they were a match. When intrigued, they would package their resumes neatly with a cover letter and drop it in the mail and then patiently wait to be called for an interview. Furthermore, it was not uncommon to be in the dark about an employer until the day of the interview. Employers, on the other hand, were limited to paying for help wanted ads to attract candidates; and until resumes started rolling in, they were limited to internal candidates and referral lists.

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

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...

It is no secret that the insurance industry is suffering a severe talent gap created by the aging workforce. In fact, it is projected that the industry will need to fill nearly 400,000 positions in the next couple of years, but there are simply not enough employees and candidates to take these roles.

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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...

Today’s insurance industry is a passive candidate-driven market. As increasing retirement rates and the widening skills gap force organizations to continuously hire, workers feel empowered to switch jobs for a raise in pay. In fact, 2.7 percent of people in the private sector voluntarily left their jobs this May, the highest level since 2001, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employees know job-hopping is effective, too. The bureau reported last month that real wages have remained unchanged for all employees since June last year, even though the overall unemployment rate has significantly decreased. 

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