CPCU is the Beginning of the Journey

There are many great reasons to pursue CPCU, and we have posted articles on how to survive CPCU and even on how to do it in a hurry. Once they get going, most people think taking the last exam and going to the CPCU Society Annual Meeting is the end of their journey. But while finishing #CPCU absolutely deserves … Read more

Takeaways from the 2016 CPCU Society Leadership Summit

Last year, we shared some tips on how to make the most of the CPCU Society Leadership Summit. This year, we were both able to attend, and we Live-Tweeted many of the sessions that we attended using the hashtag  #CPCU16.  We left the conference motivated and excited about the future of the industry. The Leadership … Read more

10 Lessons from a Brutal Job Search

Shortly after getting back from the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, my boss flew up to meet with me for lunch and informed me that due to recent management changes the decision had been made that Northern California is no longer a focus for the company and thus my position had been eliminated, … Read more

9 Tips for Your First Insurance Industry Interview

Recently, we talked about why college students should study Risk Management & Insurance, and today, we want to follow up with a quick guide for students interviewing for insurance positions, whether or not they are RMI majors. So, you met an insurance company recruiter at career fair, or you read some of our articles and … Read more

10 Tips to Make the Most of the CPCU Society Annual Meeting

There is a newer version of this article updated for 2016 here. Remember back in April when Carly attended the CPCU Society Leadership Summit and we shared our top 10 Tips to Make the Most of the Leadership Summit? Well, Friday marks the beginning of the 2015 CPCU Society Annual Meeting, also known as Christmas … Read more