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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 industry, we are now seeing increasingly larger numbers of successful...

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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;...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...