Jacobson Group News

Consortium Seeks Data on Issues, Opportunities for Women in Insurance

There is an effort underway to develop a better understanding of issues and opportunities for women in the insurance industry. The Million Women Mentors’ Women in Insurance Consortium (WII) will be spearheading what is being billed as a first-of-its-kind project, …

A Guide to What Matters to Gen Zers, the Next Class of Insurance Recruits

Today’s insurance labor market is colored by the rapid graying of the workforce. The industry’s growing retirement rate and burgeoning skills and knowledge gap are creating a candidate-driven market. As many positions held by long-tenured professionals continue to go unfilled, …

Insurance Industry Hiring Stabilizes; Key Jobs Remain Difficult to Fill: Study

Fifty-eight percent of insurance companies plan to increase staff during the next 12 months in part due to expected increase in business and new markets, according to the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study conducted by The Jacobson Group and …

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 …

Changing Employee Demographics Push Insurers to Focus on Strategic Recruitment

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 …

Insurance Carriers Plan Increased Hiring in 2015: Survey

About two-thirds of insurance carriers expect to hire more employees this year, a new survey finds. According to the semi-annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study conducted by The Jacobson Group and Ward Group, 66 percent of all insurance companies intend …

Study Shows P/C Insurers Plan to Hire, Grow Significantly in 2014

More than half of all insurance companies responding to a recent survey say they plan to increase staff in 2014. Although hiring for the most-in-demand positions may prove difficult. That’s according to the latest Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Outlook Study …

Survey: Most Insurers Expect to Increase Revenues, Add Jobs in Next 12 Months

A new survey from insurance recruiting firm The Jacobson Group and consulting firm Ward Group shows the majority of property/casualty insurers are expecting to hire more staff over the next 12 months. The mid-year insurance labor market survey asked insurance …

Insurance Employment Firms Jacobson Group, ejsSearch to Merge

The U.S. insurance industry employment firm The Jacobson Group is merging with London-based executive search company ejsSearch, which serves European and international markets. “As the industry becomes more global in nature, there is an overwhelming demand for a single solution …