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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

6 Things Your Candidates May Be Thinking, But Won’t Tell You

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Mar 16, 2017 8:36:47 AM

The hiring process is a two-way interaction. Knowing and understanding how to best anticipate your candidates’ not-always-transparent thoughts can help give your organization the upper hand when securing the best talent. In order to create long-standing, genuine relationships with candidates, it is extremely important to put yourself in their shoes. Take a look at your hiring process through your candidates’ eyes. This will allow you to better address their concerns before they are brought up.

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

Continued Staffing Growth Accelerates the Search for New Talent Solutions

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Mar 7, 2017 11:30:06 AM

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.

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