Social networking sites emerge as effective source for recruiting young advisors

As efforts to recruit financial services sales professionals increasingly move online, candidates from social networking sites such as LinkedIn are showing more potential for...

Agent/Broker valuations ‘never higher,’ but recruiting deficiencies threaten perpetuation plans

ATLANTA – Values being paid for insurance agencies and brokerage firms have "never been higher," according Bobby Reagan, CEO of Reagan Consulting. Reagan Consulting, a...

5 reasons to immediately ramp up your efforts to recruit female advisors

The winds of change are blowing in the right direction in the insurance and financial services industry. In what has historically been a male-dominated...

Career agent recruiting ramps up: New York Life hikes recruiting goal as other news...

New York Life announced March 28 that it has increased its agent recruitment target for 2016, and will hire more than 3,700 insurance and...

Survey reveals record industry hiring in 2018 as employers share recruiting challenges

Insurance companies are having a difficult time finding talent to keep up with new openings and replace retirees and short-term millennial workers, signaling a need to update recruiting strategies, according to new survey.

Distribution, regulation cited as top challenges for 2016 by financial services execs

WINDSOR, Conn. — In a LIMRA survey of more than 40 financial services executives, the top challenges cited involve distribution issues of attracting and...

Insurers actively recruit new talent as tens of thousands near retirement

Insurance Information Institute creates content to promote insurance as an ideal career destination for students and young professionals.

56% of new producer hires are successful, according to new study, infographic

Fifty-six percent. That’s the overall success rate of producer hires in the insurance distribution system in the past 5 years, according to a new...

Insurance Careers Month campaign in full swing as industry looks to take recruiting up...

February’s awareness campaign is an industry-wide initiative to highlight the wide variety of career paths in risk management and insurance, as well as support efforts to recruit the next generation of insurance professionals.

Five Tips for the Part-Time Agent

Starting a career in the insurance industry can be intimidating for beginners.  The temptation exists to maintain a part-time or full-time job while getting...