Career Development

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Now that the job market is flooded with more part-time work than ever before, finding a full-time job has never been more difficult. And according to the most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics employment report, nearly two in 10 U.S. workers are part-time—significantly higher than pre-recession l...
  • 2016 is looming right around the corner. Is it time for a new job? The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov) official unemployment rate is the also known as the U-3. Nationally, that rate is 5.0% (October 2015). This is pretty good. The US has added a lot of jobs in 2015 and seems like that i...
  • As of November 2014, we had over 2.6 million quits. The number has almost caught up to pre-recession levels. What does that mean for the job seeker?
  • One of the great things about social media is you have the opportunity to really find out about people and what they not only do for a living but what they do for hobbies and if they volunteer.  A lot of this information is found on a LinkedIn profile, a Google+ account, Twitter, Pinterest and Fa...