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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

D&I Study: Issues, Opportunities for Women in Insurance

Posted by Margaret Resce Milkint on Jun 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM

By Margaret Resce Milkint and Catherine Lamson

Original article published by NU PropertyCasualty360. Reprinted with permission from the May 28, 2020, issue of NU PropertyCasualty360. © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.

Gender issues have existed in our industry for a long time, yet most evidence has been anecdotal. Now we’re armed with tangible data insights that are more important than ever.

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Topics: Diversity

Ignite Gender Equality: Dare to Be the Spark

Posted by Margaret Resce Milkint on Mar 8, 2019 7:45:41 AM

Elevating gender equality from mere conversations to meaningful actions and investments – truth or dare? 

This International Women’s Day, I’m reflecting on my passion to help other women step into their own power and be the inspiration to others that follow. I can’t do it on my own, though. I dare you to be the spark and to push your organization to renew its commitment to achieving gender equality in the insurance industry.

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Topics: Diversity, Inclusion, Insurance

Insights into the Insurance Talent Marketplace: Trends for 2019

Posted by Nikki St. Martin on Dec 21, 2018 12:50:56 PM

The insurance industry stands amid a rapidly evolving talent market. Insurers are now face-to-face with the rise of innovation, emphasis on corporate culture, push for inclusivity and growing temporary workforce. Is your organization prepared?

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Topics: Technology, Analytics, Labor Market, Retention, Recruitment, Insurance Recruitment and Selection, Automation, Diversity, Inclusion, Salary

Diversity and Inclusion: Turning Talk into Action

Posted by Richard Jacobson on Jul 17, 2018 2:30:00 PM

The paradigm of diversity and inclusion (D&I) is evolving at this very moment. The world is not the same as it was 10 years ago. The “salad bowl” is quickly replacing the United States’ “melting pot.” Men stand as allies to tackle gender disparity and support equal representation in organizations, companies are publicly and boldly demonstrating their support of the LGBTQ community, and workplace activists are actively collaborating with individuals and teams to contextualize workplace equality.

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Topics: Millennials, Retention, Recruitment, Generational Spotlight, Diversity, Inclusion