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  • 4 Great Ways to Make An Insurance Industry Resume Great in 2017
    Over the last twenty-five years so much has changed on the way people get jobs.  One question I get from insurance underwriters, claims adjusters and risk managers at conferences...
  • If you are a member of LinkedIn, you already know how this site can be a very valuable resource especially during a job search.  LinkedIn is really a large public resume database that gives recruiters and companies looking for talent an organized place to find your credentials.
  • Harvard Business Review just completed a study that explores if chit chat before the formal interview influences the interview itself. 
  • I have been doing a lot of interviewing lately.  One thing that really amazes me is job seekers who apply to open jobs don’t understand this very simple concept.
  • You heard it hear it here first.  In the next couple years, your resume will only be one half of a page.
  • The insurance industry is full of great jobs.  Jobs in claims, underwriting, loss control, customer service, actuarial, technology and many other areas are available. 
  • For the last 8 years, we have been calling insurance companies and asking them to give us some insight on the jobs they have open, their future hiring plans and what challenges they have through the hiring process. In 2015, the insurance industry saw a record number of employees (over 2.5 millio...
  • We just released the 2016 Insurance Industry Survey. We talked directly to over 70 companies and uncovered some fantastic information that will help insurance employers get a real picture of what is going on in their quest to find great insurance talent.
  • Whether you’re just breaking in to the insurance industry or are looking to move forward in your career, you need to seek out employment from an established and reputable insurance firm. More than 466,000 insurance jobs were reported in 2014 alone, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor. Job growt...
  • If you’re tired of your current job and are on the lookout for more opportunities, consider a job in insurance sales. The insurance industry is evolving and growing at a rapid pace so there is an ongoing demand for highly trained sales representatives, managers, and independent business professio...
  • If you've been exploring careers in the insurance industry, you may have considered work as an insurance broker or insurance agent. The Insurance Information Institute reports 2,467,000 people were employed in the insurance industry in 2014 and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a high ...
  • Whether you’re ready for a career change or looking to move up in your career, don’t overlook the many perks of working in the insurance industry. In addition to an influx of job opportunities over the next decade, insurance industry professionals enjoy a number of benefits that are hard to find ...
  • Working as an insurance agent or broker is usually the first thing that comes to mind when people think of insurance jobs but there are several non-sales roles that can help you break into the insurance industry. When you’re searching for entry-level jobs in the insurance field, you can get your ...
  • Congratulations, you did it! After what seemingly felt like an eternity, you find yourself walking across that glorious stage on graduation day, and in that very moment, you are on top of the world. No more waking up at the crack of dawn to get to class, final exams are done and over with, and yo...
  • The number one complaint by jobseekers is the lack of communication when you apply to a job (that you qualify for) and never hear back from the employer. This could be due to many factors like a poor resume, numerous jobs or a poor internal screening process. No matter what the reason, most job...
  • As a recent college grad, I cannot even fathom the idea of looking for jobs in the classifieds. With the invention of the internet and the job search engine, finding opportunities through these services are more streamlined and catered to each users’ individual needs. Sites, such as OrlandoJobs.c...
  • In 2015 I spoke with over 5,000 job seekers at career events at colleges, career expos and in my own offices. One thing for sure, they have a lot of ideas on how their job search experience can be improved. I asked many of them to tell me what frustrates them the most when looking for a job and...
  • The recession was pretty brutal to the live job fair industry. Employers had no reason to attend simply because they had too many resumes coming in for the few jobs they had open. Many of the job fairs during this time featured few jobs (many jobs being 100% commission) and lots of education re...
  • Many of you will apply to jobs at an insurance company and wonder why you didn’t get hired. Complicating matters even more is you may never get any feedback from the employer (the infamous “black hole”. Hopefully this list that comes directly from insurance employers will help you understand so...
  • I am in the final stages of hiring a marketing coordinator for our company. I posted the job, received over eighty applications and was very impressed by the quality of the resumes.