Archive for April 2014

Insurance Industry Reports High Yields

Last year marked one of the most profitable years for the insurance industry since the economic downturn in 2008.  According to Property Casualty 360 the net income for insurers in 2013 was $63.8 billion.  That’s up from $35.1 billion in 2012.  These numbers cover property and casualty insurers in the private industry.   Largely responsible for…

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Feeling Depressed About Your Job Search…DON'T.

If you’ve been in job search for more than a few weeks you may be experiencing the feelings of defeat and despair, not to mention the urge to give up. It’s been a tough year, and then some, for those who have lost jobs for whatever reason. Interviewing with no second interviews or offers coming…

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Going to an Insurance Job Fair? Here Are Some Tips

There is lots of competition at a job fair. Be should to put on your best performance to increase your odds. There is more competition in the job market than there was a few years ago, so it pays to get out there. Attending a job fair beats sitting at home waiting for the phone…

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What Do You Think About Lying on Your Resume?

It is tempting to put little white lies on your resume. These might include overstating your knowledge of required software (“If they call me, I’ll teach myself over the weekend”), a certification (“They’ll never go through all that trouble to find out”) or extending dates at a former employer (“They can’t find out. The company…

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Behavioral – Event Interview Questions

Overview During the interview, you are asked to describe how you dealt with a difficult team situation in the past. Asking you about the past indicates this is a most likely a behavioral-event interview (BEI) question. Responding requires you need to recall an example when you dealt with a specific situation. BEI have been used…

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Cold Weather Will Lead to Employment Gains in 2014

Leading Insurance Career Site, Shares Employment Trends from the Insurance Industry.

Leading Insurance Career Site, Shares Employment Trends in the Insurance Industry. It’s no secret that a particularly cold winter across the U.S. has kept insurers extremely busy. shares the employment trends throughout the insurance industry that have been affected by the unseasonably cold winter.   The Insurance Information Institute estimates a total of $2 Billion in…

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