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PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: June 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate increased to 2.5% in May. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

Prioritizing Potential to Build Future-Focused Teams

Published in Carrier Management

As the business climate continues rapidly evolving, teams need a variety of skills and adaptibility to be successful. Organizations must shift their recruiting and talent functions to seek diverse, qualified candidates to accomodate for the industry's future needs.

Embedding Racial Equity in the Insurance Industry

Published in AIRROC

Leaders in insurance organizations must treat DEI as a business priority and develop a strategy to make an impact beyond performative measures. Jacobson's Brett Carter joined a panel of DEI experts for an AIRROC webinar to discuss how to progress racial equity in the insurance industry.

PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: May 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate decreased to 2% in April. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

10 Ways to Energize Your Employees

Published in IA Magazine

With an abundance of opportunities available for top talent, employers are faced with the challenge of engaging and energizing their employees to decrease the risk of losing them to a competitor. From new hires to tenured professionals, it's essential to cultivate a meaningful employee-employer dynamic to maximize long-term impact.

Talking Talent with Marguerite Tortorello, Insurance Careers Movement

Published in Chisel AI

Marguerite Tortorello, managing director of the Insurance Careers Movement, examines the insurance industry talent outlook and related trends from The Jacobson Group and Aon plc's Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Study.

Engaging and Developing Younger Generations

Published in Insurance Journal

As older generations retire, insurance companies must focus on cultivating leaders from the next generation. Attracting young professionals to the insurance industry is key for building a strong and diverse talent pipeline.

Compass 14.2: Virtual Management That Transcends the Generations

As you continue adjusting your management approach to keep employees engaged and productive, it's important to recognize varying needs and situations. Explore how to identify motivators and effectively manage across the five generations.

PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: April 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate decreased to 2.2% in March. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

Effective Recruitment in the Virtual Environment

Published in Insurance Journal

Following an uncertain year, recruiting professionals have began adapting to the recruiting environment. Now is the time to ensure your new interviewing, hiring and onboarding processes are effective and provide the best possible outcomes in the candidate journey.

Achieving Strategic Alignment with Productive Dialogue

As stakes rise and new and perhaps uncomfortable issues are broached, engaging in productive dialogue is crucial. Discover several practices that help leaders more effectively make decisions and resolve potential issues. 

Reinsurance Adjusting Program Gives Mutuals a Leg Up

Published in Grinnell Mutual

Even after a year of record unemployment, the supply of professional claims adjusters cannot meet the needs of the industry, and claims talent remains difficult to recruit. Grinnell Mutual examines claims trends from The Jacobson Group and Aon plc's Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Study.

Boardroom View 3.1: Managing High Stake Discussions in the Boardroom

As you work to resolve difficult issues, focusing on commonalities and approaching topics through a new lens can have a great impact. Explore important considerations for effectively addressing and resolving issues in the boardroom.

 

Insurance Pay Bumps Expected "Far in Excess of CPI"

Published in Insurance Business America

Insurance Business America examines compensation trends from The Jacobson Group and Aon plc's Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Study and webinar.

Employee Benefits Snapshot: Choice and Flexibility for All

Published on Aflac

The COVID-19 pandemic has shuffled how, where and when work can be accomplished. Benefits are a top priority for both employers and employees as the workplace shifts from crisis mode to the new, flexible process of working.

PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: March 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate remained at 2.2% in February. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

Insurance Industry Adds Nearly 20K Jobs During Pandemic

Published in Carrier Management

Carrier Management takes a look at highlights from The Jacobson Group and Aon plc’s Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Study and webinar.

Evolving Compensation Practices to Meet Changing Employee Needs

Published in Insurance Journal

From adapting interview processes to confidently making a final offer to someone they’ve never met, hiring managers have risen to the challenge and expanded their comfort zones. In order to attract and retain top employees in the evolving environment, organizations should also be taking a fresh look at how they approach compensation.

2021 Q1 Labor Study Results Infographic

Infographic: A Jacobson Perspective

The results of the first quarter iteration of the 2021 U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study are now available. The study, led by The Jacobson Group and Aon, examines insurance industry labor and hiring trends. Learn more about industry staffing projections and revenue trends.

Driving Business Success Through Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

As the workforce continues to shift, today’s leaders must be able to effectively connect with diverse teams of individuals. Discover the importance of leveraging emotional intelligence to engage your team at a higher level.

PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: February 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate decreased to 2.2% in January. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

Compass 14.1: Emotional Intelligence - Effective Leadership in the New Workplace

Explore the four areas of emotional intelligence, as well as tools and techniques to strengthen and grow existing leadership skills.

 

 

 

Effective Management in the New Normal

Guide: A Jacobson Perspective

In 2020, leaders faced a multitude of challenges along with a number of opportunities. Connecting with and engaging employees, while simultaneously maintaining productivity, requires new skills and leadership techniques. Learn insights for successful remote management in the new normal.

PULSE of the U.S. Insurance Industry: January 2021

The insurance industry unemployment rate increased slightly to 3% in December. PULSE serves as a supplement to our quarterly newsletter, Compass, by providing an overview of the industry's current labor market on a monthly basis. The feature includes exclusive Jacobson insights, insurance industry labor statistics and graphs to illustrate changes.

Boardroom View 2.4: Recruiting Future-Focused Directors

Insurance organizations and their boards are looking to the future. Recruiting new board members will inevitably be a board focus at some point. Learn important considerations for appointing new directors and building a future-focused boardroom.

 

 

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