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The Perks Young Professionals Crave

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Oct 26, 2017 2:49:31 PM

We’ve heard it all—a slide to travel between floors, encouraging employees to use skates to move around the office and game rooms filled with arcade classics. Faced with an increasingly competitive labor market, businesses are going to extreme lengths to better attract and retain young talent.

Your company is only as strong as its employees. For insurance organizations in particular, engaging the next generation is critical to ensuring future success. Before organizations can effectively recruit and retain these individuals, they must truly understand what motivates and drives them. Despite speculation and numerous reports, today’s young professionals are not all that different from the generations of individuals preceding them. So what exactly do today’s young professionals really want in an employer? How can insurers effectively engage this next generation?

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

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

Insights into the Talent Horizon: Trends for 2017

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jan 9, 2017 3:22:10 PM

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?

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Topics: Technology, Analytics, Labor Market, Managed Care, Millennials, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Recruitment

The Insurance Trifecta: Embracing a Career of Meaning and Reward

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Feb 23, 2016 9:45:37 AM

This blog entry is part two in Jacobson’s Insurance Careers Month series, which features our own Millennial bloggers providing their unique insights and insider perspectives into insurance as a great career choice. It is my pleasure to introduce Kylee Lacson as our millennial guest blogger for this latest post. Kylee is assistant vice president of our life and disability subject matter experts team. Enjoy...

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Topics: Managed Care, Millennials, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Insurance Careers Month

The Insurance Trifecta: Unlocking the Answer to the Career Stability Conundrum

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Feb 17, 2016 10:07:09 AM

This blog entry is part one in Jacobson’s Insurance Careers Month series, which features our own Millennial bloggers providing their unique insights and insider perspectives into insurance as a great career choice. It is my pleasure to introduce Steve Lessaris as our Millennial guest blogger for this latest post. Steve is a Client Development Manager with our Professional Insurance Recruiting practice. Enjoy...

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Topics: Managed Care, Millennials, Property and Casualty, Life and Disability, Healthcare, Recruitment, Insurance Careers Month