Building Corporate Culture – Right People, Right Seats Approach

tldr; Right People, Right Seats” is not merely a hiring strategy, but a holistic approach to talent management that fosters a win-win situation for both employees and the organization. By prioritizing cultural fit, aligning skills with roles, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and development, companies can create a high-performing workforce that drives innovation, … Read more

How To Retain & Attract Knowledge and Talent In The Insurance Industry (Webinar Rewind)

On Leap Day, 2/29,2024, Insurance Nerds hosted a LIVE webinar Titled: “How To Retain & Attract Knowledge and Talent In The Insurance Industry”. The webinar discussed the importance of attracting and retaining talent in the insurance industry due to an impending talent deficit. The panel highlights the need for collaboration, apprenticeship programs, and a more holistic approach to career growth within the industry. They also emphasize the importance of intentionality in creating engaging remote work experiences for employees.

On the panel were:

Marguerite Tortorello
Joseph D’Souza (CEO of ProNavigator)
Tony Cotto (NAMIC)
Jeffrey Rice (Wayne Coop)
Tony Cañas (Insurance Nerds & Goodwin Recruiting)



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From Silos to Cooperation: Tapping into Institutional Knowledge To Fuel Collaboration

“ᴄᴀɴ ʏᴏᴜ ᴇᴍᴀɪʟ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ꜰɪʟᴇ ᴛᴏ ᴍᴇ? ɪ ʜᴀᴛᴇ ᴜꜱɪɴɢ ᴛᴇᴀᴍꜱ” – Overheard on a Video Call (yes, we were using Teams) True, effective collaboration is messy. Collaboration is like magic, it is hard to see it actually happening immediately. We’ve all probably been a part of an off-site or other set of strategic meetings … Read more

Unleashing Growth: The 🎨 Art 🖼️ of Conducting Year-End Reviews

A few weeks ago, we posted a year-end checklist that included employee performance assessments as an action item.  It is no secret that employee performance appraisals have an overwhelmingly negative reputation. Opinions vary greatly, but some of the most common feedback I hear is:  they are a waste of time, the feedback doesn’t go anywhere, … Read more

Transforming Insurance’s Appeal to Young Professionals – Evolving the Narrative (Part 3 of 3)

Meet them where they are… (This is the 3rd in a 3 part series from Will. Part 1 can be located HERE, Part 2 can be located HERE) With the insurance sector as a whole grappling with significant recruiting challenges, there has been significant emphasis put on how companies can better communicate opportunities with potential … Read more