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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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;...

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...