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Insurance Labor Study Results: Insurers Remain Optimistic in a Difficult Recruiting Climate

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM

The results from the Q1 2020 iteration of the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study are now available! Conducted by The Jacobson Group and Aon plc, the study has uncovered the insurance industry’s revenue and hiring trends for 11 years running. We’re highlighting key statistics from the latest results below. You can download the full results summary, recorded webinar and slide deck for additional insights and commentary.

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Topics: succession planning

Taking Stock of Your Succession Plan in 2020

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jan 30, 2020 1:57:52 PM

As we enter a new decade, most professionals are reevaluating their career paths and setting career goals. This may mean taking on continuing education courses, getting in line for a promotion or even evolving their management strategies. However, it is important that leaders also think about the future of their organizations. When is the last time you took a thorough look at your succession plan? Is it up to date? Have your organization’s goals and needs shifted since its initial creation?

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Topics: succession planning

Insurance Kicks Off the Big Game

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jan 28, 2020 9:52:51 AM

The Big Game is on everyone’s radar this week. No matter which team you’re rooting for, you can thank insurance for being a major player. From media liability concerns to personal injury coverage, insurance is an MVP in making the Big Game happen. Here are a few of the most interesting insurance facts for the biggest football event of the year.

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Topics: Big Game

Insurance Talent Trends to Watch in 2020

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 19, 2019 10:12:00 AM

The insurance industry stands amid a rapidly evolving talent market. Insurers are faced with the rise of blended workforces, diversity efforts, mental health and automation. Is your organization prepared?

Discover the top ten insurance talent trends we'll see in 2020 below.

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Topics: Talent

Developing a Culture of Change to Support Modernization

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 18, 2019 11:04:58 AM

As insurance organizations undergo modernization efforts, the ability to successfully manage change is becoming increasingly important. According to an Accenture survey, 63 percent of executives say that in the next three years, they expect job growth to be driven by intelligent technologies. The World Economic Forum estimates 75 million jobs will be displaced by technology, with 133 million net new jobs being created. Some reports even suggest 65 percent of children entering primary school will end up working in jobs that don’t exist yet.

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Topics: Retention, culture