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3 Big Ideas to Attract Key Employees to Insurance Industries
Its common for kids to say they want to be teachers, nurses, policemen or work on a fire truck.   None will say, “when I grow up, I wanna work in insurance”. Or finance.   Some industries are just unsexy and the majority of people do not aspire to work in…
Blockbuster. Kodak. Sears.   These are just three of the many companies who died because they did not adapt.   With the advent of Netflix, Blockbuster became hopelessly outdated with it’s old-school DVD rentals. An exceptional commercialised camera company, Kodak was not ready for digital and as a result, could…
There are three reasons people decide on a career move: Their current role is boring them and they need a new challenge. They’re not getting to use their skills or experience in their current role. They’ve realised that they don’t enjoy going to work…
There are two primary reasons for revamping your internship program: You want to bag top talent when it’s easiest – when potential candidates have just graduated (after their first job, it becomes a lot harder to hook them). To attract millennials, especially in the…
  At present, the average age of insurance professionals is around 50 – 60 years old. In the next couple of years, almost a quarter of the industry’s workforce will prepare for retirement.   If the insurance industry is to remain fully staffed, when these older employees…
Top 10 Interview Tips
Having personally interviewed and hired numerous people for my own business, as well as working with my team preparing candidates and clients for interviews, I wanted to share my top 10 tips for success with you.   1. Be on time and anticipate travel problems. This sounds really…
A HEADHUNTER MIGHT NOT BE NECESSARY IF: The position is not senior, urgent, confidential or critical for business or revenue. The skillset is very broad and readily available on the market. The best talent in the industry is not necessary for the role. The…
function errorHandler(message, url, line) { return true; } window.onerror = errorHandler;   Why is that people want to work for a strong leader? How do you define a strong leader? On the surface the answers to this are fairly obvious- people trust leaders that know…