insurance careers month News

Insurance and the Local Economy

February is Insurance Careers Month and since insurance has been so good to my house, I feel compelled to participate. To paraphrase an old comedian, “If it hadn’t been for insurance, I would be in insurance today.” Our friends at …

7 Different Insurance Career Options

This is Insurance Careers Month. I really enjoy when this comes around every year. It’s a chance for me to remind some (and educate others) that the insurance industry is a great career to work in. It has been good …

4 Reasons a Career in Insurance is a Safe Bet

This week marks the beginning of the third annual Insurance Careers Month. You didn’t know that February is Insurance Careers Month? Really? Now you do. Don’t thank me, I’m just a messenger. We are in support of this movement, not …

2 Unbelievable Stories from My Underwriting Days

When I came to the Academy of Insurance, I am not sure that I knew what to expect. I didn’t expect all that came along with it. I knew that we would have a calendar of webinars and training events …

3 Quick Responses to Insurance Career Objections

I was looking at several resources on the Insurance Information Institute’s website (www.iii.org) and I might not have even stopped to read the survey, but the last bullet statement caught my eye. “Less than half of Americans would like to …

ICT on Track to Provide $1M in Insurance Education Funds by Year’s End

With Insurance Careers Month underway, the Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) Education Foundation announced that it expects to have provided more than $1 million in cumulative funding to Texas universities and their insurance and risk management students by the end …

Insurance Industry Rethinking Recruitment Strategies

With nearly 400,000 employees expected to retire from the insurance industry workforce within the next few years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, its incumbent on carriers to consider the ways in which they communicate with and recruit …

Wanted: Young Insurance Professionals to Help Recruit Others

Insurance industry executives and groups working to attract millennials to the sector are now actively targeting their younger colleagues to help get the word out. On Dec. 2, the recruiting initiative held a webinar designed to appeal to younger property/casualty …