Feb 20, 2017
Insurance Journal Magazine | February 20, 2017
Insurance agencies that stress “soft” benefits have the upper hand in recruiting workers in today’s competitive job market.
Employees are increasingly seeking out “soft” benefits in addition to traditional “hard” benefits from their employers. While employees still greatly value salaries, commissions, bonuses and even stock options, they also like time off, telecommuting and training.
Jan 15, 2017
The Evolution of Work
There were some remarkable inventions in the 20th century. Radio, television, home refrigerators, electric air conditioning, airplanes, personal computers, rocketry, the internet. These are the widgets and gadgets that have literally transformed how we live — and how we work. (In case you’re wondering why some of the biggies like cars, telephones and photography didn’t make the list, they all predated 1900).
Jan 02, 2017
Insurance Journal On Point Podcast | January 2, 2017
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In this fascinating presentation, Dr. Emek outlines “blind hiring” as effective way to onboard talented workers in the insurance industry. With all their prejudices and preconceived notions about people, “human beings are terrible at hiring,” says Sharon. Furthermore, some quality candidates perform terribly on standard tests. Instead, firms looking for high-quality candidates should create engaging online games and other exercises to anonymously gauge candidates’ skills and application of knowledge.
Nov 01, 2016
http://www.insurancethoughtleadership.com | November 1, 2016
What is surprising is that few insurance firms have put policies and practices in place to accommodate today’s retirement reality.
Sep 12, 2016
http://www.insurancejournal.tv | September 12, 2016
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Providing agency or carrier staff the ability to work remotely is not longer an accommodation or a nice-to-have benefit. Remote, flexible work is now a competitive advantage. But how can firms manage this trend?
Aug 24, 2016
http://www.independentagent.com/ | August 24, 2016
Modern technology – secure remote connectivity, the Cloud, collaborative software, VoIP phones, and “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) – is disrupting the way we work and providing opportunities for remote out-of-office work.
Aug 19, 2016
www.vistage.com | August 19, 2016
Vistage Worldwide, Inc., a global organization that assembles and facilitates private advisory boards for CEOs, senior executives and business owners, recently presented Sharon Emek, CEO of Work At Home Vintage Experts, with the Vistage Leadership Legacy Award at SmartCEO’s New York Brava! Awards.
Jul 05, 2016
www.ibamag.com | July 5, 2016
Founded WAHVE in 2010 to bridge the gap between insurance firms’ staffing needs and insurance professionals wanting to phase into retirement; currently provides staffing solutions for more than 100 insurance firms.
Jun 15, 2016
PropertyCasualty360.com | June 15, 2016
Providing producers and employees the ability to work remotely and with flexibility is no longer an accommodation that an agency principal or carrier executive generously grants out of the goodness of their hearts. Rather, remote, flexible work is now a competitive advantage.