What the Gen Z & Millennial Workforce Look for in an Insurance Employer

Millennial and Gen Z recruiting is a hot topic in the hiring market right now, and for good reason. For more than a decade, employers across industries have been asking questions about how these younger generations of employees differ from their predecessors. What are their behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs? And more importantly, how can companies […]

4 Tips to Mentor and Stay in Touch With Your Teams Remotely

By now, most organizations within the insurance industry know the benefits and shortcomings associated with remote work. One key area of concern, especially as the pandemic persists, is how to continue to help develop and mentor employees while so much of our worklives are taking place at home.   It’s long been understood that supporting employee […]

4 Retention Tips for the Post-COVID Workplace

Throughout the insurance industry, employee retention has become a growing problem. This notion is supported by the turnover rate being an alarming 12%. Coupled with unexpected retirements and an unemployment rate that is far less than the national average.  It’s a war for Talent! During these trying times, elevated employee turnover rates are something you […]

The Business Case for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

A few weeks ago, we shared some tips on how to create a more diverse and inclusive workplace.  In the intro, we cheekily referred to some well-respected studies that provide evidence for a correlation between increased diversity and increased performance on various business metrics.  Looking back, we thought we might have done our readers a […]

Creating a Diverse Workplace: Practical Steps You Can Take

Questions and topics surrounding diversity and inclusion have recently captured the attention of the nation. And rightly so.  In the workplace, aside from the fundamental “rightness” of the concept, diversity in the workplace has numerous, measurable benefits for the organizations that have created an environment to foster it.  Simply put, diverse workforces outperform workforces that […]

Sneak Peek: Top 5 Recruiting & Talent Engagement Strategies to Ensure a Quicker Recovery

Not entirely without some level of trepidation, states are advancing into their reopening stages and many organizations are looking to restock their teams after the wide-ranging layoffs in March. Some states are having more success than others.  Regardless of exactly when your organization will be ready to ramp up hiring, that time will come. And […]

Prepare for Renewal Season: The Importance of a Full Staff During Your Busy Season

Nearly every industry has periods each year where the demands for their services peaks. The insurance industry is quickly approaching its acutely busy renewal season, and for many organizations, an understaffed team during this time can be a recipe for disaster.  We’ll breakdown a few of the biggest threats being understaffed poses to your business […]

Why Companies Who Offer Remote Working Are Ahead of the COVID-19 Curve

As the current pandemic courses through every facet of our daily lives, there is no shortage of systems being put to the test. For those fortunate enough to still be working, many have seen their internal processes radically challenged as their organizations reel to adapt and continue to do business.  Working from home has naturally […]