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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

9 in 10 young advisors satisfied with their careers

WINDSOR, Conn. — A new LIMRA study of young financial professionals reveals 91% said they are satisfied with their careers. The Young Advisor Snapshot is...

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...

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.

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...

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...