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November 8, 2018
New York, NY (November 8, 2018) – Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE), a pioneer in a retiring insurance and accounting talent staffing solution for businesses, is expanding with a similar service for human resources staffing with the introduction of a new division – WAHVE Human Resources.Read more
April 17 , 2018
LAS VEGAS (April 13, 2018) – The Vermont Insurance Agents Association (VIAA), the largest professional independent insurance agents’ association in the state, has endorsed Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) to provide contract staffing services to its members.Read more
Emek was presented with the award during the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit
NEW YORK (April 4, 2018) – Dr. Sharon Emek, founder and chief executive officer of WAHVE, an innovative staffing solution that connects employers with pre-retirement workers, was presented with the Leadership, Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship award at the 15th annual What’s Next Boomer Business Summit.Read more
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January 24 , 2018
NEW YORK (January 24, 2018) — The Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia (IIAG), the largest professional independent insurance agents’ association in the state, has endorsed Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) to provide contract staffing services to its members.Read more
November 16, 2017
Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE), a pioneer in a retiring talent solution for the insurance industry, announced thatBill Hunt has been named president and chief sales officer of WAHVE Insurance.Read more
November 8, 2017
NEW YORK (November 8, 2017) — Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE), a pioneer in a retiring talent solution for the insurance industry, is expanding with a similar service for accounting and finance staffing with the introduction of a new company — WAHVE Accounting.
See full press release here.Read more
RetirementJobs.com | October 20, 2017
We are pleased to inform you that WAHVE has earned the special distinction of being certified as an Age Friendly Employer for 2018. Recently, in conjunction with your organization’s recruiting efforts on our destination site, the Research Group at RetirementJobs.com carefully reviewed the information you provided to us through a confidential survey, in addition to information you publish publicly on your website and in other employment and human resource-oriented materials.
About our Certification
We verified that your organization is among the rising number of employers that make a special effort to recruit and retain workers over age 50. As part of our company mission, we identify organizations that maintain policies, practices and programs consistent with employment of people age 50 and older based solely on their proficiency, qualifications and contribution, and on terms comparable to younger individuals. Our Certification indicates an employer’s recognition of the unique value of age 50+ workers as well as their commitment to take affirmative action in providing meaningful employment, development opportunities and competitive pay and benefits. Our Certification program is recognized by the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, AARP and NCOA.
See our press release here.Read more
Insurance Business America October 2017
Congratulations to Sharon H. Emek of WAHVE – Work At Home Vintage Expertswho has been recognized as one of the leading professionals in the US insurance industry by being listed in the 2017 edition of Insurance Business America’s Hall of Fame report.Read more
Insurance Journal On Point Podcast | January 2, 2017
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.
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.
July 16, 2016
22 Agent Groups Now Offer Remote Staff Services to Members
NEW YORK (June 21, 2016) – The Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado (PIIAC) endorsed Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) to provide contract staffing services to its members.
The endorsement allows the 2,500 property-casualty agency members of PIIAC to access WAHVE’s unique staffing services on a preferred basis. WAHVE offers an innovative contract staffing talent solution to meet the full-time or part-time staffing needs of insurance agents/brokers and other insurance firms. WAHVE’s insurance experts work remotely using technology tools.
Bryan Bernier, CEO of PIIAC, said that WAHVE gives Colorado’s agents another option for professional staffing needs. “Finding and retaining the right staff present an ongoing challenge in the agency business. With boomers reaching traditional retirement age and millennial recruits difficult to attract, independent agencies need alternatives,” said Bernier. “WAHVE provides independent agencies with insurance professionals who bring significant agency experience in customer service, underwriting and other vital insurance workflows.”
Bill Hunt, executive vice president and chief sales officer of WAHVE, said: “Many insurance agencies find it tough to hire the experienced insurance professionals they need locally. WAHVE widens the geographic horizons for these insurance firms. With WAHVE’s in-depth screening and matching processes, we are able to find the expert who is the right fit for that particular firm’s needs, whether in commercial lines or personal lines.”
Bryan Bernier CEO Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado (PIIAC)
WAHVE now has more than 300 vintage professionals working remotely for 260 insurance firms throughout the country.
The Colorado endorsement bring to 22 the number of state insurance agent associations that endorse WAHVE’s services for members.
Agent associations in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Florida, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming endorse WAHVE. All are affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA) except for Maryland, which is affiliated with National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA). WAHVE is a participating employer in AARP’s Life Reimagined for Work initiative, is listed as a work-at-home option by Clark Howard, is a Certified Age Friendly Employer by RetirementJobs.com, and is certified as a woman business enterprise by the National Women Owned Business Corporation (NWBOC).
About Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado: The Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Colorado (PIIAC), a non-profit membership-based industry association of Colorado’s independent insurance agents, represents more than 2,500 independent insurance agents. Affiliated with the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, PIIAC educates and advocates for agents on the latest developments in insurance legislation, laws and regulations.
About WAHVE: Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) is an innovative contract staffing talent solution. WAHVE matches retiring insurance professionals leaving the regular workforce to insurance firms to meet their full- or part-time staffing needs. Insurance firms benefit by improving productivity and lowering costs. WAHVE’s unique qualifying process and technology platform match the right “pretirees,” wherever they may live, to the needs of insurance firms wherever they are located.
WAHVE bridges the gap between insurance firms’ staffing needs and seasoned professionals’ “work-life” balance preferences as they phase into retirement.Read more
ProgramBusiness.com | April 4, 2016
Rick Morgan, a technology and marketing leader in the independent agency channel, has joined Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) as senior vice president of marketing.