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2020 National Insurance Industry Employment Outlook

Great Insurance Jobs surveyed insurance employers to find out how COVID-19 is affecting current hiring trends as well as asked them to voice their concerns once the virus is gone. Thirty-four insurance companies participated, and the results revealed COVID-19 is causing uncertainty in a stable industry that before COVID-19 had an unemployment rate of 1.6%…


By rw-admin | Jun 16, 2019 |

It’s a Candidate-Driven Market…

by John Zappe / Fordyce Letter Perm and temp placements will continue strong through the end of the year and may even increase, as more companies are reporting plans to add headcount. Forecasts from CareerBuilder and Manpower show more employers plan to add staff — permanent, full-time, temp and contract — by the end of…


That Resume

By Jeanine Drahota Before you ever have the opportunity to step inside the office of a prospective employer you will be scrutinized by your resume. You have one opportunity to explain your entire career in one to three pages and to grab a hiring manager’s attention. Make it good! Your resume tells the story of…


Resignation Do’s and Don’ts

Exit with dignity. Don’t offer your resignation when you are mad. Don’t tell anyone else you are leaving before you tell the person to whom you report. Don’t get emotional. Explain that your departure is based on your personal needs. If you’re asked for criticism, be honest, but there is a fine line between constructive…


For Job Seekers: Interviewing 101

INTERVIEWING 101 Do your homework: 1. Pull up the company website. 2. Look up the people you will be talking to on Linkedin.com. 3. Improve your appearance – get a haircut, manicure, etc. 4. Copy your resume on a high quality bond paper and place in a clean folder. 5. Read the job description or…