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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

Insurance Labor Study Results Reveal Record-Breaking Recruiting Difficulty

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 22, 2022 12:59:12 PM

Throughout the past year, insurers have faced a tight – and often tumultuous – labor market. More seasoned professionals are continuing to retire, individuals of all levels are leaving the workforce amid “the Great Resignation” and we’re experiencing “the Great Reshuffle” of talent. Our recent Q1 2022 Insurance Labor Market Study indicates the recruiting climate has reached record difficulty and will likely become more challenging as we continue through 2022.

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Topics: Labor Market, Recruitment

March 2022: Labor Market Pulse

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 10, 2022 3:27:30 PM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, January* saw the largest number of open finance and insurance jobs in at least two decades. Hires and quits are also relatively high, further illustrating the industry reshuffling that has occurred throughout the last several months.

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Topics: Labor Market, PULSE

Insurance: The MVP of the Big Game

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 10, 2022 3:27:51 PM

This year, the Cincinnati Bengals and the Los Angeles Rams will meet at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California to compete for the ultimate football victory. While the players on the field and a love of the game are what attracts the crowds, insurance is one of the many moving parts that keep the game running smoothly - both in the stadium and on TV. Here are some insurance facts about the Big Game you might not have known:

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Topics: Property and Casualty, Insurance, Big Game

February 2022: Labor Market Pulse

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 9, 2022 8:08:05 AM

While employment for insurance carriers and related activities has been on the rise for the past six months, revised BLS numbers* show average employment for 2021 was roughly 2.8 million, about 57,000 fewer jobs than originally reported. However, the tight labor market persists, and industry hiring is not keeping pace with its number of quits. This is evidenced by lower annual industry averages for both unemployment and jobs in 2021, compared to 2020.

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Topics: Labor Market, PULSE

Talent Strategies for a Successful 2023 Open Enrollment Season

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jan 31, 2022 9:32:03 AM

Throughout the past few years, planning ahead for open enrollment and annual enrollment periods has become increasingly critical. Now, with the industry facing an incredibly tight labor market and organizations fighting an ongoing war for talent, securing the right sales agents early on is more important than ever to overall success.

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Topics: Healthcare, Insurance