Insurance jobs in Oak Ridge to increase by 75

Insurance Jobs

The Tennessee employment marketplace will be growing as an insurer expands in the state. Answer Financial Inc., one of the largest American online home and auto insurers has announced that it will be opening up 75 new insurance jobs in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. This is a part of its intentions to expand the offices that already exist in that city. Oak Ridge is already the home of one of Answer Financial’s offices, and currently employs approximately 240 workers in various insurance jobs. The office functions primarily as a center for…

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Insurance jobs should continue their trend to gradually increase

Insurance Jobs

Report shows that despite a slowing American economy insurers continue to post positions. The latest insurance jobs statistics have shown that even though the U.S. economy appears to be going through another slowdown, insurers are continuing to post positions for more workers. Companies continue to seek employees in an industry that still has rising demand. According to the leading American employment website specific to the industry, InsuranceJobs.com, this past quarter has shown a steady increase, and they predict that this trend will continue into the future. The company’s president, Jay…

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Insurance employment forecast sees 14,000 jobs currently available and 27,000 more this year

GreatInsuranceJobs.com 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…

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Allstate boosts efforts for recruiting in California

Allstate Insurance Company has announced its intention to grow its agency owning workforce for the fourth consecutive year in California in 2012. This is a part of an ongoing aggressive campaign to recruit new agency owners, which resulted in 17 new recruits in 2009, 44 in 2010, and 58 in 2011, in that state alone. According to the California strategic deployment leader at Allstate, William Vasquez, “Allstate is committed to growing in California and to serving more Californians.” He went on to say that professional entrepreneurs with the sales and…

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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…

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Survey shows that insurers looking to hire more staff throughout 2012

A new survey from The Jacobson Group, a leading insurance staffing services firm, and the Ward Group, a consulting firm, suggests that the majority of insurance companies in the U.S. will be looking to hire more staff throughout the 2012 fiscal year. More than 60 regional insurance carriers and 50 multinational insurance groups participated in the survey. According to the groups’ findings, these insurers are looking to embolden their workforce to account for rapid growth seen in several sectors, especially concerning the property/casualty sector. Though the past two years have…

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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…

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