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The Career Catalyst: A Professional Development Blog

The Jacobson Group

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Jacobson Employee Spotlight - Q2 2022

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jun 13, 2022 8:40:58 AM

We’re proud of our employees at The Jacobson Group and know they are what fuels our success. This quarter we shine our Employee Spotlight on three dedicated individuals. Get to know them below.

View previous editions of our Employee Spotlight here. For monthly Employee Spotlights, follow our Facebook page.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Q1 2022 Insurance Labor Study Results: Record High Percentage of Insurers Plan to Hire

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 25, 2022 12:59:29 PM

Job openings reached an all-time high in January, retirements are accelerating, and new roles are continuing to emerge within the industry. "A candidate’s market” has never more accurately described the insurance industry’s recruiting climate. According to our recent Q1 2022 Insurance Labor Market Study, conducted in partnership with Aon plc, 72% of insurers are planning to increase staff this year — a record high percentage and a 16-point increase from July 2021's study. If you’re looking to make a career move within the industry, now is an opportune time to start exploring your options, refresh your resume and ensure you’re prepared if your dream job presents itself.

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Topics: Labor Market, Recruitment

Jacobson Employee Spotlight - Q1 2022

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 10, 2022 3:18:43 PM

As a people-focused organization, The Jacobson Group believes every employee’s contributions matter and impact the success of our organization, clients and candidates. In honor of Employee Appreciation Day, we’re shining the spotlight on three featured employees. 

Learn about more of our Jacobson colleagues by viewing past editions of our Employee Spotlight here. For monthly Employee Spotlights, follow our Facebook page.

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Insights for Personal and Professional Success in 2022

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jan 11, 2022 12:03:00 PM

As 2022 begins, it’s likely you’re reflecting on last year’s accomplishments and refining your goals for the new year. For many individuals, personal and professional aspirations are more intertwined than ever before, a result of long-term remote work, shifting priorities and continued unpredictability.

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Topics: Professional Development, Goals

Jacobson Employee Spotlight - Q4 2021

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 7, 2021 10:20:44 AM

As we near the end of 2021 and continue to celebrate our 50th year providing talent to the insurance industry, we’re more thankful than ever for the dedicated individuals who are committed to helping our clients meet their talent goals. Below we highlight a few members of our team and their roles. Learn about more of our Jacobson colleagues by viewing past editions of our Employee Spotlight here. For monthly Employee Spotlights, follow our Facebook page.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Jacobson Employee Spotlight - Q3 2021

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Sep 8, 2021 9:02:34 AM

Recently, The Jacobson Group was named to the 2021 list of Business Insurance's Best Places to Work in Insurance. As a talent-focused organization, we’re dedicated to our employees’ growth and success throughout all stages of their careers. This quarter, we’re shining the Employee Spotlight on some of Jacobson’s newest faces. We’re thrilled to have them on the team and look forward to the value they’ll bring to our organization and clients. Learn about more of our Jacobson colleagues by viewing past editions of our Employee Spotlight or following our Facebook page.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight

Results of the Q3 2021 Labor Outlook Study: Insurance Remains in a Candidate’s Market

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Sep 3, 2021 8:39:18 AM

For the past 18 months, job seekers have experienced a shifting labor market and many uncertainties. Now, as professionals feel a greater sense of stability, many are reevaluating their current roles and priorities, and seeking out employers who can best meet their needs. Although insurance industry unemployment rose to 4.2% in July, we’re seeing an increasingly active recruiting climate.

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Topics: Labor Market, Retention, Recruitment

Celebrating 50 Years: Employee Reflections

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Aug 10, 2021 8:45:50 AM

As The Jacobson Group celebrates our 50th year of successfully connecting organizations with insurance talent, we're reflecting on our memories and journey to this point. Our achievements wouldn’t be possible without the incredible employees who work tirelessly toward writing our clients’ and candidates’ talent success stories. We asked our staff across all levels and tenures to share a bit about what makes them proud to work at Jacobson.

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Topics: Talent, Company Culture

How to Be a Standout Contract Worker

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jul 14, 2021 4:08:29 PM

The need for interim talent is only growing. Seventy percent of executives plan to increase their use of on-site contract workers in the next two years, according to Gartner. Insurers are bringing in contractors to help handle heavy workloads, maintain productivity during new technology implementations, serve as subject matter experts in areas where they may lack in-house expertise, fill roles between full-time hires, and much more. As a contract worker, you’re able to benefit from flexibility, the ability to choose your projects, and the potential to gain insight and knowledge from a number of different teams and organizations.

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Topics: Professional Development, Professionalism

Jacobson Employee Spotlight - Q2 2021

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jun 11, 2021 9:30:00 AM

Each month, we highlight a few of our corporate employees from across The Jacobson Group as they share a bit about themselves and their roles. Get to know these individuals below. Learn about more of our Jacobson colleagues by viewing past editions of our Employee Spotlight here. For monthly Employee Spotlights, follow our Facebook page.

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Topics: Employee Spotlight