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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

Insurance Careers Month: How You Can Make an Impact

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 1, 2024 12:10:00 PM

The Jacobson Group is proud to be a co-founder of the Insurance Careers Movement, a grassroots initiative committed to inspiring young people to choose a career in insurance, sharing what makes the industry a great place to work and retaining its emerging leaders. More than 1,000 global industry organizations have come together to support this movement. And, as you may know, February marks Insurance Careers Month, the hallmark event of the Insurance Careers Movement.  

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Topics: Millennials, Recruitment, Insurance Careers Month

Creating a Comprehensive Onboarding Experience

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Oct 31, 2023 2:47:00 PM

With the pandemic ushering in new workplace dynamics, a comprehensive onboarding strategy tailored to virtual environments is critical. It's a chance to lay the groundwork for the knowledge, connections and sense of belonging that will set an employee up for success throughout their tenure.

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Topics: Recruitment, Onboarding

Contingent Workers: Top 8 Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Alicia Morris on Jul 13, 2023 8:29:00 AM

The insurance industry is in a unique labor market, continuing to face a talent shortage, while talk of a looming economic recession continues. In today’s evolving and uncertain economy, temporary talent – whether it’s project-based teams or interim expertise – is often necessary to effectively meet business demands and accommodate shifting needs. If you’re revisiting projects that were shelved during COVID, striving to remain flexible and not committing to additional full-time staff, or simply aiming to take advantage of new opportunities, contract workers are often an efficient and cost-effective solution. 

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Topics: Recruitment

Job Postings: A Checklist

Posted by The Jacobson Group on May 22, 2023 3:06:11 PM

A job posting is often a potential candidate’s first exposure to a role. In today’s environment, insurance job openings are abundant, making it essential to cut through the noise and resonate with the right individuals. If you’re included within the 67% of insurers planning to hire this year, the below checklist can serve as a valuable guide to ensure your posting is as compelling as possible. 

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Topics: Recruitment, Job Search

Talent Trends on Our Radar in 2023

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Jan 6, 2023 8:36:00 AM

Moving into 2023, insurers are continuing to navigate new shifts in employee behaviors, a persistent candidate’s market, decisions around long-term work environments and balancing organizational needs with employee expectations. Below are a few of the key trends we’re anticipating. To read more, download our complete 2023 Insurance Talent Trends Guide

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Topics: Recruitment, Diversity, Inclusion, Insurance, Talent, Work-At-Home, Company Culture