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8 Popular Insurance Talent Myths Debunked

A Jacobson Perspective

Odds are you have probably heard colleagues talk in length about the insurance talent crisis. With the discussion of that crisis, many popular talent myths are surfacing. In order to recruit and retain top talent, those myths must be put to rest and discussions must be had about the importance of upgrading salaries, culture and more.


Major P&C Carriers Adopt Innovative Recruiting Strategies to Attract Millennials

Published in P&C Specialist

Student loan reimbursement programs are just one of many ways insurance organizations can attract millennial talent. Offering appropriate benefits for the group, such as certification scholarship programs and flexible work environments, projects a positive message to incoming talent and current employees. In addition, similar programs can help companies retain their workforce.


Millennials: Swipe Right For Insurance Careers

Published in Claims Magazine

The insurance industry is in need of millennial talent. However, to properly reach this generation, businesses will need to change their promotional tactics. The key to attracting these new professionals is providing information, resources and opportunities.

Reprinted with permission from the Jan/Feb 2019 issue of Claims Magazine. © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. All rights reserved.

The Power of Mentorship for Data Management Professionals

Published in EWSolutions

Today’s data professionals need to develop practical experience and soft skills, as demonstrated by an extensive portfolio of successful projects, to better position themselves to make an immediate impact in the industry. While professional advancement ultimately results from individual efforts, guidance and coaching from experienced professionals can be invaluable.  Mentorship is a powerful tool as data management professionals at all career stages seek to become integral to organizational innovation and strength.

Career Development: How to Stay Relevant

Presented to Munich Re’s Women’s Inclusion Network

Due to a variety of new disruptors challenging the industry, there is growing demand for insurance professionals with impressive leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Building a strong personal brand and adapting to the industry’s changing landscape are both vital to maintaining an insurance career.