The pandemic has changed many things about the employment world. For many hiring leaders and job seekers, navigating these new waters can be tricky. With so much up in the air, it’s hard to know what the next week holds for your operations, new roles, interviewing, etc. –let alone what those things … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Video Interviewing
Many companies have made or are making changes to their work environment and what returning to the office might look like. While some companies are opting to keep their employees 100% remote, other businesses have and will remain in office as normal. But beyond these two options of work lies a … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of a Hybrid Work Model
I’m sure you’ve seen the job descriptions that look like they’re seeking professionals who can do everything and then some. It’s widely known that writing a job description in this way can be intimidating and turn off a lot of job seekers. What’s less known is that it turns off job seekers largely … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: Should I Apply for a Job If I Don’t Meet all the Requirements?
Speaking up in the workplace can be hard. It is natural to feel nervous when expressing your opinion, sharing your ideas, or requesting support from management. It can be intimidating to ask your supervisor for help. You don’t want to send the message that you are in over your head or somehow failed … [Read more...] about Need Help in the Workplace? These 4 Tips Will Help You Start a Conversation With Your Supervisor
In 2020, an alarming number of US employees admitted to feeling stressed or fatigued, with 76% stating that they were experiencing burnout. Regardless of how you define it, burnout is very real. In most cases, the causes of employee burnout are so small, it’s often hard to notice they’re occurring. … [Read more...] about 9 Little Things That Lead to Big Employee Burnout
If you haven’t felt some form of emotional fatigue in the past year, you, my friend, are a unicorn. Feeling run down by the weight of the world is nothing new, but the last few years took those feelings and cranked them up to 11. Burnout is a completely normal feeling that we’ve all experienced. … [Read more...] about Feeling Burned Out? 4 Tips to Help you Recover
As your business changes, there may be times where you will need to find a large volume of talent in a short amount of time. This can be due to a new department creation, opening of an operation center, or even an internal structural change. When high-volume hiring projects occur, it can be tempting … [Read more...] about 5 Steps To Ensure Your High-Volume Hiring Project Is a Success
There are many misconceptions about what it is like to work in a collections position. The general myth is that it's a grueling role where you make phone calls to angry people who yell at you all day. In reality, this couldn’t be further from the truth. A career track in account recovery or … [Read more...] about 4 Surprising Aspects of Collections Roles That You Probably Didn’t Realize Were Myths
For many, job searching feels like an exercise in futility; constantly spinning your wheels and waiting for phone calls from employers that may never come. Furthermore, if you’re looking to change up your job search strategy, the lack of employer feedback makes it difficult to determine what to … [Read more...] about 10 Tips to Make Your Job Search More Effective
In many ways hiring new Underwriters mirrors that of the underwriting process. The process of selecting the best candidate for your open role can also be viewed through the lens of risk mitigation: selecting the wrong candidate opens your business culture, client relationships/brand messaging, and … [Read more...] about The 9 Core Soft Skills of Top-Performing Insurance Underwriters
There are many integral roles within the insurance industry, but none affect a business’ profitability and success quite like the role of a claims adjuster. Adjusters, Investigators, and Estimators are your organization’s gatekeepers; they protect your business from fraudulent claims and ensure that … [Read more...] about Hiring Claims Adjusters? Interview for these 10 Soft Skills
There is a lot riding on doing well in an interview. Emotions are high. There’s a lot to think about ahead of time; no wonder they’re so stressful. Fortunately, a little bit of forethought can go a long way in helping to calm those pre-interview nerves. If you already know what you’re going to say, … [Read more...] about Have an Upcoming Interview? Interview Yourself First with These 5 Questions
One of the toughest questions interviewers ask is, “Tell me about your weaknesses." The question itself is simple enough, but there’s a fine line job seekers need to walk. You must be able to give a meaningful answer without making yourself appear unqualified for the role. It’s nerve-racking even … [Read more...] about How to Talk About Your Weaknessess in an Interview
Most job seekers believe the process of obtaining a new job is straightforward: you apply, interview, and if you’re lucky, you’ll receive a job offer. If you don’t? Rinse and repeat. In reality, job searching is far more nuanced than playing a game of large numbers. For some professionals, what … [Read more...] about Should You Take That Counteroffer? 5 Questions to Ensure You’re Making the Right Decision
It is natural to be nervous before an interview! You may be wondering what type of questions they will ask you. You may even be feeling stressed about how to prepare and appear confident on interview day. If you are looking for some simple ways to look and feel more confident during your interview, … [Read more...] about Want to Look More Confident and Prepared During Your Interview? Here’s How!
In today’s world, work-life balance is a buzzword that gets used so much it can simply sound like noise. Depending on who you ask, a work-life balance can mean spending more time with family, having a flexible schedule, or simply lightening your workload. The Cambridge dictionary defines work-life … [Read more...] about Three Steps to Regain Your Work-Life Balance
In March 2020, all non-essential businesses were told to close their physical doors and open up digital ones. This meant sending employees to work from home. As the 14-day shelter-in-place order approached week three...then four...then ten....it became clear no one knew how long the work from home … [Read more...] about Is Working From Home Working for You?
Everyone experiences stress differently and has different triggers for it. Sometimes it’s a build-up of little things here and there. Sometimes the littlest stressor can cause the floodgates to open and overflow into your finances, professional productivity, physical health, family, and/or social … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: Making the Most out of Your Mental Health Day