Millennials aren’t interested in insurance jobs, despite the openings

millennial insurance jobs

A recent Hartford survey has revealed that this generation simply doesn’t seem to want to be a part of it. Employment may be improving in many regions across the country, but it remains a challenge for many, and despite the fact that insurance jobs are widely available, Millennials don’t seem to want them. The insurance industry is scrambling to try to find qualified, driven people to fill its many job openings. The industry has taken it upon itself to try to change the lack of interest the Millennial generation has…

Read More

Insurance jobs are still out there as the industry continues to hire

Insurance Jobs

A recent study has shown that 65 percent of companies plan to boost their staff size this year. The Jacobson Group and Ward Group have now issued the most recent version of their Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study and have determined that this year, insurance jobs are still out there and waiting to be filled as 65 percent of the companies in the industry plan to boost their staff in 2015. Since the start of the survey, this is the second highest insurance hiring rate that has been recorded.…

Read More

Insurance brokers vs. exclusive agents

Insurance brokers and agents

Which makes the best job and are you right for this type of career? If you’ve been looking at the demand for insurance jobs and are wondering if a careers as insurance brokers or exclusive agents are as appealing as they sound, then it may be a good idea for you to have a closer look at each of these positions to see what they entail and whether or not they are a good match for your skills and expectations. The first thing that you should do is understand what…

Read More

How will insurance jobs be impacted by the Supreme Court’s healthcare ruling?

Insurance Agent jobs

Do agents need to worry about employment following the changes from the reforms? Now that the decision of the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act’s healthcare reforms has been announced, agents are wondering how insurance jobs will be affected by this ruling. Though jobs in the health care industry are expected to rise, what can agents and brokers expect? Hospitals, patients, and insurers will all see significant changes in the system as a whole, particularly as January 2014 grows near, the time when all of the states must have…

Read More

Insurance employment forecast sees 14,000 jobs currently available and 27,000 more this year has released a report on the availability of jobs among managing general agents, third party administrators, brokers, and agents, and has determined that there are currently about 14,000 positions open, and that there will be an additional 27,000 jobs available before the end of 2012. The report was based on a survey of those parts of the industry, among which 126 different insurance entities participated across the country. The survey was performed over the phone, and involved five questions about the current and forecasted job availability, in addition to…

Read More

Allstate Insurance announces expansion and hiring in the Southeast and Texas

Allstate Insurance Company has announced a number of different areas in which it will be making new hires this year. These include Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, as well as Texas. This large insurer, has said that it is hoping to bring in 124 new agency owners within the Southeastern states. As a part of that intention, it is offering a referral reward of $5,000 to anyone who refers a qualified candidate who receives an appointment this year. As a part of a candidate’s qualification, he or she must…

Read More

The Hartford to expand auto insurance to more AARP member with the help of independent insurance agents

The Hartford, one of the largest insurance providers in the U.S., has announced plans to expand the accessibility of auto insurance to AARP members. In order to do this, the insurer will have to expand its base of producers. This will be done through a hiring surge, where the insurer will look to bring on new staff and agents capable of bringing auto insurance coverage to those looking for additional options. The company currently has 4,000 agency locations throughout the country and hopes to increase that number to 6,000 by…

Read More