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Why the Insurance Industry Supports and Hires Veterans

Many property/casualty insurance carriers have focused their charitable efforts on veterans, and they’ve done so for a number of good reasons. One important reason for adopting veterans causes was explained by Glenn Elmore, director of sales training for Combined Insurance, …

Next Class of Veterans Begins Insurance Career Training at Florida-Based DVIC

Disabled Veterans Insurance Careers (DVIC) has launched its next class of disabled veteran trainees. The veterans will spend the next six months training and learning the many facets of the insurance industry in order to pursue careers in that field. …

Veteran Gambled and Won in Starting Own Agency

A recent study from the Small Business Administration suggests there is a strong correlation between self-employment and past military experience. Veterans are at least 45 percent more likely to start their own businesses than those without military background, according to …

Aon’s Warriors Bring Military Values to Managing Global Risks

When the phone rings in the Crisis Management Operation Center within Aon Corp.’s headquarters in Chicago, it’s typically not someone calling with good news or to say, “Have a nice day.” Chances are the caller is someone having a bad …

P/C Insurance Industry Enlisting Veterans in Talent War

The property/casualty insurance industry is calling on the military for help in the talent war. Through special units, concerted outreach, mentoring programs, job fairs and partnerships with veterans organizations, insurance companies and brokers are letting it be known that the …