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Jacobson to Divulge Innovative Recruitment Practices and Engagement Strategies in a Changing Labor Market

September 13, 2016
CHICAGO – Make no mistake. The insurance talent crisis is real! The insurance industry is facing a dramatic shortage of talent to fill the quickly impeding skills gap. Unfortunately, many firms are unprepared for today’s fiercely competitive recruiting environment. Abbe Sodikoff, Senior Vice President and Health Sales Manager at The Jacobson Group, will share strategies and best practices for combatting this skills gap to ensure continued success at the 2016 Managed Care Risk Association (MCRA) Annual Conference in Philadelphia.

“In order to successfully recruit Millennials, insurers need to challenge current industry perceptions and build a positive, attractive image,” said Sodikoff. “Only by understanding the labor market and embracing innovative recruitment tactics can the industry tackle this challenging mandate.”

“Mission Possible: Bring New Talent to Your Door,” is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on September 20, 2016. Topics covered will include the current state of the insurance industry and the growing skills gap, the challenges facing the industry as they attract and engage with talent, and key strategies for recruitment and retention of young professionals.

As Senior Vice President and Health Sales Manager of The Jacobson Group, Sodikoff provides leadership to the firm’s project solutions and subject matter experts health services team, as well as builds and maintains key client relationships. Jacobson’s project solutions team is the premier provider of experienced project teams in rapid response to the insurance/managed care industry’s critical and often unforeseen workload situations. Jacobson’s subject matter experts provide insurance companies functional expertise and consultant-level insurance talent for special projects and short-term needs.

About The Jacobson Group: 
The Jacobson Group is the leading global provider of insurance talent. For 45 years, we have been connecting insurance organizations with professionals from the board room to the back room on both a permanent and temporary basis. We offer a variety of solutions including executive search, professional recruiting, emerging talent, RPO, temporary staffing, subject matter experts, and onsite and work-at-home operations support. Regardless of the need or situation, Jacobson is the insurance talent solution. Further information is available at

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