Articles by JoJo Harris

Harris is senior vice president of human resources of The Jacobson Group, a provider of talent to the insurance industry. Phone: 800-466-1578. Email: jharris@ jacobsononline.com.

People Analytics in the Age of COVID-19

Insurance organizations have recently been navigating a number of talent shifts in a short amount of time. Organizations that did not previously have remote work strategies in place have had to quickly implement programs and launch new technologies to ensure …

Reimagining Corporate Culture to Engage Employees

Today’s work environments are vastly different from those of a couple decades ago. Open floor plans are the norm and physical doors are often reserved only for top executives and meeting spaces. Technology has made it possible for professionals to …

Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

For the past several years, diversity and inclusion (D&I) has been a prominent topic of discussion within the insurance industry. However, while most companies understand that diversity is good for business, many have not made D&I initiatives a priority until …

More Than a Manager: A Mentality to Ensure Enterprise Success

Today’s passive candidate-driven market requires insurance organizations to reevaluate the ways they manage their workforces. Impending mass retirements and a lack of emerging professionals joining the industry are making it increasingly difficult for employers to find the right candidates. A …

Analytics as an Answer to Strategic HR Management

It is hard to imagine modern human resources management without analytics. A growing emphasis on productivity and employee engagement has inspired organizations to collect and analyze workforce data. As young professionals increasingly equip themselves with data science and other technology …