This article looks at how insurers can assist intermediaries with recruiting and training potential future leaders, and what the industry is doing to support smaller brokers that are looking to exit and need M&A guidance.
Brokers have stressed the need to keep staff engaged as resignations and recruitment struggles don’t look to be going away any time soon. This article details how the post Covid-19 pandemic period of reflection is still being felt today.
Alongside the ‘great resignation’, there are also concerns over a ‘brain drain’, with so many people over the age of 50 leaving full-time employment. This article looks at what the insurance sector is doing to keep these people on – and attract some back to the market.
With an increasing number of insurance providers offering returners programmes, this article explores the benefits for all concerned as experts encourage even more firms to access this relatively untapped source of talent.
This article sheds light on how the broker space is dealing with hiring and workplace expectations of younger employees following reports of recruitment difficulties and clashes between different generations in the workspace.
In this article, Allianz’s Julie Harrison explains why insurance employers must recognise why people are leaving firms in order to attract and retain talent.
As we begin to move into the post-pandemic future, a shortage of employees has become a pressing concern for the insurance industry. Karen Jackman, director of regional broking at Aviva explains how the talent scarcity equation can be turned around to transform the workforce for the future.
The insurance industry recognises it has a diversity and inclusivity challenge which it is striving to solve, not least because insurance supports nearly all parts of society. This blog highlights the challenges facing the industry as it strives to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.
The skills that insurance firms need to succeed are changing quickly and the pandemic has highlighted a requirement for more digital and technical skills. This spotlight focuses on why using the apprenticeship levy to upskill people should be an essential part of any insurance firm’s strategy.
In this article, Melvin Findlay, Specialist, Captives and Global Programs at AXA XL discusses his career in the commercial insurance field and what the captive industry can do to attract new talent.