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Why “hotel” offices are not making P&C employees feel at home

November 10, 2023 by David Gambrill

Hotel workspaces may be the rage in hybrid offices, but many Canadian P&C insurance industry employees say they don’t feel at home in the new digs. Hotelling is a shared workspace model where an employee reserves a desk or room

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Poaching: Inside the industry’s cutthroat war for talent

September 13, 2023 by David Gambrill

Recruiting into the P&C insurance industry has become so urgent that employers are looking for “plug-and-play” hires who can hit the ground running, leading to widespread industry poaching. “What we’re seeing [in our demographic research], and we’ve seen it since

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How to bring “boomerang employees” back into the fold

March 16, 2023 by David Gambrill

You know that star employee who left your organization a year ago? Now might be the time to ask them how it’s going and see if they might be interested in coming back, according to a blog post from Harvard

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During the ‘Great Re-shuffle,’ don’t forget the ones who stay

May 16, 2022 by David Gambrill

With people leaving all around you during ‘The Great Re-shuffle,’ the temptation may be to emphasize recruitment to backfill the people who have been lost, but industry leaders would be well-advised to instead focus on retention, according to a blog

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Leaving hibernation: What’s next for P&C industry?

April 21, 2022 by David Gambrill

Look for Canada’s P&C industry to fine-tune the hybrid workplace model over the next six months, as the country starts to ease pandemic restrictions, industry execs say. The tinkering will involve achieving the best balance between meeting in person with

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Some brokers say they face workplace discrimination

April 8, 2022 Philip Porado

Canada likes to see itself as a leader in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). And while it may be ahead of certain countries, some Canadian brokerage industry employees said they have faced various forms of workplace discrimination.

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How to build empathetic managers for the hybrid workplace

April 16, 2021 by David Gambrill

Canadian property and casualty insurance industry leaders have often talked about the importance of managing with empathy during the pandemic, but empathic managers will become even more valuable in the hybrid workplaces that are expected to emerge after the pandemic

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Managing your remote workforce in a post-COVID world

January 5, 2021 by David Gambrill

Flexible work arrangements appear to be here to stay, even after the pandemic is gone, and several in the P&C insurance industry are turning their minds towards how to manage a more remote workforce in the future. Imagine future office

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Kanetix Ltd. Named One of Canada’s Best Small & Medium Employers

April 24, 2018 Kanetix Ltd.

TORONTO, April 24, 2018 /insPRESS/ – Kanetix Ltd. is proud to be awarded one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers for 2018 by the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. A work culture based on honesty and collaboration, a group with diverse