Your resume is your golden ticket to the interview. After reviewing 523 resumes, I am able to tell you why job seekers didn’t get to the interview stage. Here is a list of resume and communication errors that drive me crazy...
A zombie career site will not get applications. However, if you can redesign your site and focus it on hitting your target candidate, you will see more qualified applications than ever before.
It is no secret that the average age in the insurance industry is 59. So how would you solve the retirement issue? Here is what some of your peers told us they would do:
If you are looking for a job or to change jobs in the insurance industry, this list of hiring challenges employers face can really help you get the job you really want.
We are very excited to release the 2017 Insurance Industry Employment Survey. Its main purpose is to get a real, inside look on what is going on with jobs and hiring in the national insurance industry.
The 2017 Insurance Industry Employment and Hiring Outlook Survey released today by GreatInsuranceJobs.com, showcases another banner year for hiring in insurance, but also a technological revolution starting to already change career paths.
Recruiting is a sport. Companies who are in the “top echelon league” (Google, Facebook, Disney, etc.), with tremendous social following and national notoriety, have very successful social media recruiting strategies to find great talent.
So much has changed in the job board world in the last three years. In the last “War for Talent” during 2005-2008, Monster and Career Builder were running thirty second Super Bowl commercials costing millions.
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...
Talent acquisition conferences always seem to have a topic or two that sometimes overtakes the conference. Remember the numerous sessions on the power of the internet, employment branding, and social media recruiting?
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.
Twitter is a very interesting social media tool. Every second, there are 6,000 tweets. That means there is 500 million per day and 200 billion a year!
Last week, the TATech Conference hosted at the Palms Resort Las Vegas was packed with talent acquisition leaders, TA technology providers, and global employment branding agencies.
Harvard Business Review just completed a study that explores if chit chat before the formal interview influences the interview itself.
Last month, we talked about job titles and how they really can make an impact to get the more passive candidate to click and take a look at what you have to offer...
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.
I have always told job seekers that if you can find a hiring manager at a company you want to work for who is active on Twitter, you hit a homerun.
Whether you are new to GreatInuranceJobs.com or a longtime user of the website, it’s hard to believe we turned 15 years old on June 6, 2016.