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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

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

Insurance Careers Month: How You Can Make an Impact

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Feb 15, 2023 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

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

Recruiting Amid the “Great Realignment”

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Aug 30, 2022 8:22:00 AM

The insurance labor market continues to evolve. Insurers are undergoing a realignment, as they establish how their businesses will operate long-term, following the disruption of the pandemic. At the same time, the talent shortage persists and an already challenging recruiting climate is compounded by shifting employee expectations, hybrid environments and reestablished priorities. It’s necessary for organizations to lean into the evolving landscape and redefine how they attract the right talent to move business forward.

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Topics: Recruitment

Optimizing Your Contingent Labor Program in Today’s Economy

Posted by Alicia Morris on Jun 21, 2022 9:26:07 AM

As the candidate’s market continues, insurers are adapting their talent plans to best meet the needs of their employees and customers. A low unemployment rate and high number of open insurance roles have given candidates the upper hand in terms of recruitment, with job seekers often receiving strong offers from multiple companies. As organizations recalibrate their total rewards packages to accommodate shifting employee expectations around flexibility, work environments and compensation, contingent labor programs are also being impacted. Here are a few areas to consider as you optimize your contingent labor plans for the current environment.

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Topics: Recruitment, Talent