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How much more you say you’re working from home

June 29, 2021 by Adam Malik

Three in five Canadian property and casualty insurance professionals report working more hours from home than when they were working in the office, according to a recent Canadian Underwriter poll. However, a number of readers wrote in open-ended responses that

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Brokerage leader wants burnout taken more seriously

June 24, 2021 by Adam Malik

A brokerage leader is concerned that “burnout” is a term thrown around too casually, and it’s not taken as seriously as it should be in the property and casualty insurance industry. “As someone who has suffered burnout, I can tell

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Mental health check

October 6, 2020 David Gambrill, Editor in Chief

Take care of yourself, so you can take care of your clients

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Are you a stressed-out insurance professional? Join the club.

April 20, 2018 by Jason Contant

Do you find the daily grind at your brokerage unbearable? You’re definitely not alone. Two-thirds (66%) of working Canadians report moderate to high levels of stress at their jobs, according to a TD Bank Group survey released Thursday. But those

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Why your most engaged employees may be planning an exit strategy

February 8, 2018 by David Gambrill

Engaged employees are typically considered a feather in the cap of any insurance organization, but a new study suggests that employers could lose one out of every five of their most motivated employees because of burnout. “The many positive outcomes

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Risk management overhaul necessary for cities to become more resilient to catastrophic events: report

March 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Officials for cities, investors and insurers will increasingly need to “build resilience within and between infrastructure systems as a complementary approach to address infrastructure risk and uncertainty,” argues a new report from Lloyd’s and Arup. “While risk management remains a