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The Jacobson Journal: An Insurance Talent Blog

Polling Results: Is Your Organization Aligned with Today’s Professionals?

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Mar 21, 2023 1:47:52 PM

As the talent landscape continues to shift, professionals’ behaviors and attitudes are also evolving. We’ve polled our LinkedIn audience to provide insight on individuals’ current preferences and expectations around a number of topics. Consider this information as you build out your own talent strategies and aim to effectively recruit and retain talent in the changing landscape.  

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Topics: Labor Market, Talent

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

Polling Results: How are Organizations Navigating the Current Talent Marketplace?

Posted by The Jacobson Group on Dec 15, 2022 9:49:15 AM

Organizations are continuing to navigate new challenges and enter uncharted territory as we move toward 2023. To help leaders gain a better understanding of the current talent marketplace, we’ve polled our LinkedIn audience on a number of timely talent topics. Below is a compilation of the results and a snapshot into the industry’s take on a variety of issues.

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Topics: Labor Market, Talent

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

Insight on Today's Pressing Talent Questions

Posted by The Jacobson Group on May 25, 2022 11:53:13 AM

The talent landscape continues to shift and present new challenges for insurance leaders. From the abrupt adoption of remote work and a focus on contingency planning at the start of the pandemic to the current “Great Reshuffle” (and potentially “the Great Regret”), ongoing evolution and real-time learning have been key themes throughout the past two-plus years.

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Topics: Talent, Leadership