It’s time for insurers to take bold action with long-term impact and resilience in mind. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts in this series, the insurance industry is facing increasing levels of disruption—according to the Accenture Disruptability Index, the industry is in the volatility period. Insurers also face constantly evolving...
You're an ambitious Claims Handler yet to release your full potential, but there are a lack of genuine career opportunities in the East Midlands, especially those that will likely progress into a bigger role.Handling commercial and/or personal lines claims requires a certain skill and patience that not everybody has....
So far hurricane season has been uneventful unless you consider the giant Saharan dust cloud that traveled across the Atlantic. That just means that now is a great time for a few important hurricane season reminders. Review your hurricane season contingency plans. One...
By Dr. Steven Weisbart, Chief Economist, Insurance Information Institute Dr. Steven Weisbart The employment report for June 2020 just released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, has some interesting numbers.  I’m not referring to the national employment numbers but to the May employment numbers for the insurance industry. You might remember...
It’s not just bicycles that have been in short supply because of the pandemic: animal shelters around the country have reported that they are historically low on adoptable animals as housebound humans grow their families, four legs at a time. If you’re thinking of offering a home to a...
The 4th of July holiday may look a bit different this year. While you continue to social distance and stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many cities have canceled holiday celebrations for the safety of the community. Although you may opt to take the celebration indoors, the health...
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Not being able to meet customers face to face means it’s time to refocus—on virtual selling capabilities. You might be wondering how to boost direct-to-consumer sales if you can’t meet customers face to face. But it turns out that customers sometimes prefer digital channels. Although the North American insurance...
As a Commercial Account Handler, it is important to you that you are rewarded financially through bonuses just like Account Executives do.You should receive the right support and most importantly are provided with a career development path to follow from day 1.You just need to find the right business...