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...

Market specialization provides clues to agent priorities

New survey finds there are identifiable areas where insurance carriers, insurance marketing organizations, brokerage general agencies, and other insurance wholesalers can improve their services to the independent agents.

Incentivizing Through Compensation

For hiring managers, different options exist for compensating producers and customer service representatives.  After all, compensation can consist of way more than a salary;...

If you don’t fix it, you can’t succeed

Arguably the most critical need facing companies today: people who can fix things. Here’s how to be one of them.

John Hancock completes transaction with Transamerica, expanding its Signator Investors Broker-Dealer

BOSTON – John Hancock Financial Network, Inc. (JHFN), a distribution channel of John Hancock, on May 16 announced the completion of its acquisition of...

4 tips to help insurance companies attract and retain new talent

Author Leah Bowling says companies need to change tactics in order to appeal to younger generations and survive the industry’s ongoing talent crisis.

9 in 10 Millennials view insurance industry as “fulfilling” for long-term careers

BOTHELL, Wash. – A new survey of nearly 4,000 young insurance professionals debunks the myth that insurance is “boring,” with over 90% of millennials...

Insurance Workforce Survey sheds light on attracting, retaining cross-generational talent

From Boomers to Millennials: Work-life balance, helping their community and a tech-enabled work environment are must-haves for insurance professionals.

Millennials optimistic about industry’s future due to increasing tech adoption

BOTHELL, Wash. – More than 8 in 10 millennials are “optimistic” or “very optimistic” that the insurance industry will evolve to attract the next...

Independent advisors flounder in search for talent and succession, survey finds

Advisor Growth Strategies annual survey of RIAs reveals the urgent need for next-gen advisors driving a historic M&A climate.