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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

Remote, Hybrid or In-Person: What’s Best for Your Organization?

Posted by The Jacobson Group on May 23, 2024 8:27:21 AM

In today's world, there's no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to where and how work gets done. Remote and hybrid work continue to be prevalent within the industry, and some professionals haven’t stepped into their corporate office space in more than four years. Our Q1 2024 Insurance Labor Market Study found just 6% of insurers have implemented full-time in-person work for the majority of their staff; yet, an additional 76% are expecting most employees in the office at least once a week.

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Topics: Retention, Culture, Work-At-Home

Creating a Positive Employee Experience in Today’s Environment

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 19, 2023 2:18:00 PM

In today’s environment, creating an engaging employee experience that transcends geographic boundaries and asynchronous schedules has become a priority for many insurance leaders. In our recent issue of Compass, Corey Pinkham, senior vice president, and Brett Carter, managing director and vice president, share how to cultivate a work environment that positively impacts each individual.

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Topics: Culture

Leadership in the Virtual Environment: New Podcast

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Nov 12, 2021 1:32:59 PM

Insurance leaders are continuing to evolve their styles and strategies to accommodate shifting business and employee needs. While this may look different depending on individual teams, departments and organizations, the need for engaged and productive employees is universal.

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Topics: Culture, Work-At-Home, Leadership

Enhancing DEI Through Non-Traditional Career Paths

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Sep 14, 2021 1:25:00 PM

Diversity, equity and inclusion have continued to be priorities for insurance organizations. However, for DEI efforts to make a lasting impact, there must be a fundamental shift within a company’s talent strategy.

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Topics: Diversity, Inclusion, Culture

8 Talent Trends to Watch in 2021

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 22, 2020 12:33:15 PM

The past year was one of ongoing change, redirection and flexibility. Insurers faced many challenges and had to evolve their ways of operating, communicating and servicing customers. As we enter 2021, priorities are continuing to shift and companies are adjusting their talent strategies to be most impactful.

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Topics: Retention, Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection, Diversity, Inclusion, Professional Development, Talent, Culture, Work-At-Home, Onboarding