The results from our latest Semi-Annual Insurance Industry Labor Market Study are in! Since the first survey in 2009, this study has become an accurate predictor of the industry’s staffing outlook. Read on to gain insight into the projected talent market for this year or download the full results.
The insurance industry stands amid a rapidly evolving talent market. Organizations are now face-to-face with the rise of virtual training, the push for inclusivity and the growing importance of the employee experience. Is your company prepared?
Having weathered the recent “Great Recession” with its record unemployment rates, company downsizings and mass professional lay-offs, the industry now comes face-to-face with a new challenge. Drastic labor market changes are poised to transform the industry’s leadership landscape during the next 10 years. Already, organizations are beginning to experience an ever-expanding skills gap at the executive and management level—a gap that is only expected to grow in the coming years.
The actuarial profession continues to face a period of drastic changes. From market evolutions— including the introduction of more stringent regulations—to talent transformations, including the increased popularity of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees, these shifts are having a drastic impact on the supply and demand of actuarial professionals.
The post-recession recovery has seen monumental growth within the insurance industry. In fact, according to a recent PropertyCasualty 360 article, the industry has added more than 100,000 new jobs in roughly five years. The industry’s historical vitality is helping to make an insurance career more appealing to job seekers looking for stability in the wake of the recent downturn.