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How to improve worker satisfaction during “The Great Re-Shuffle”

April 29, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

Employee development may be key to increasing worker satisfaction and increasing talent equity, suggests one panellist during the Insurance Institute of Canada’s Pivot with Purpose webinar.   Instead of viewing employees as assets, companies should see them as investments, explains

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Behind the P&C industry’s record-setting grad cohort

March 3, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

The Insurance Institute of Canada is celebrating 1,201 Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP) graduates this year, the highest number of graduates in any year since it was established in 1899.   “In a typical year, we graduate about 900 to 1,000

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How and where brokerages can find their next hire

February 11, 2022 by Alyssa DiSabatino

The ongoing war for talent, coupled with the Great Resignation, has forced brokerages to shift their mindset on how they find and recruit talent.  And that includes reaching out directly to suitable candidates on social media. Brokerages must begin to

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Three ways to upskill your workers 

January 19, 2022 by Jason Contant

Company leaders should constantly identify recurring themes in employee feedback and surveys, congregate that data, and then determine upskilling options for talent development, a recent blog from Harvard Business Review says.   Upskilling is a longer-term investment in augmenting the knowledge,