Is it time to start recruiting again?


After 10 consecutive months of insurance job losses, with 12,800 jobs being further deducted from the pool, there has been a lack of positive news for the insurance industry as a whole. The industry’s payroll sits now at 2.24 million as of the end of August, with the only sector of growth being health insurance (up 3% annually from 2008)

Insurance Jobs vs the economy

With the overall unemployment rate in the United States rising to 9.7%, many experts are saying that the 10% watermark could be the low point in the recession in terms of job losses. Parajumpers Rouge legend zen for sale Insurance jobs will lag behind an economic upturn, just us with every other indudstry, but with signs now of 5 straight months of growth, technically the economic recession will be over in 3 more.

Time for insurance jobs?

So is it time to start hiring for insurance jobs again? has started to see more activity in September, with the post-summer push to start looking at talent again, however overall activity still remains low, as compared to 2008 and 2007. belstaff online shop buy mu legend zen Unless there are employers with specific talent needs, we think the best time to snare the top skillsets will be early October, once we are settled after the summer lull – good talent will wait for the right job.

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Look to risk management insurance jobs


A recent survey from KPMG has shown optimism for upturns in risk management insurance jobs, Adidas ZX Flux so why not consider tailoring your CV around this, asics gel stratus or looking at getting some qualifications around risk management? Growth in Risk Management The survey found that 53% of insurance industry executives believe that they will increase resources and hiring around risk management during 2009/2010. parajumpers jacket outlet classic short womens ugg boots This has come about as the business world during the recession has become riskier and with added complexity – risk management is what middle management are turning to.

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2009 Hiring Strategy Guidelines


As one might expect, the financial downturn of 2008 will have an impact on how companies are hiring in 2009. Many companies will have a recruitment freeze until the markets improve, or they will be hiring at a slower rate than previous years. Common for all companies is that they will try to make business operations easier and more cost-effective. Read more »

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Insurance Jobs: The turning point


The outlook for insurance jobs is getting brighter. buy mu legend redzen mu2legendzen jordan 2 Having shaken off the bad news that insurance jobs were lost for the 12th consecutive month in October, looking into the indicators we see the following three points:

  • Insurance job losses have slowed – 3,400 insurance jobs were lost in October, air jordan retro the lowest rate yet – we predict that November’s stats will show a plateau, or the first rise in over a year
  • Unemployment has breached 10% – the all important 10% unemployment water mark has been reached, we think this milestone will be a perceived low point and will kick employers into gear into readdressing their employment policies
  • US is out of recession - now that the worst is behind us with the 3rd quarter showing the economy growing at 3.5% annualized, although employment growth always lags behind economic growth, we think that the insurance & finance industries will pick up the pace quicker than other sectors

Insurance Jobs to Return

Based on the points above and looking at our own traffic, Adidas ZX we believe that employers will accelerate their hiring pattens for the rest of November, Adidas France before pausing in mid-December until the holiday season is over. mu legend zen nike pas cher January 2010 will see a positive return to growth in the insurance job industry. asics Its been a long, air jordan 14 dark journey but the green shoots are here (just before spring). Hats mu legend power leveling adidas soldes Why not take advantage of our Buy One Get One Free offer running until the end of November. Use the coupon code GREEN.

Your forecast

As always you, the insurance job employer, have your finger on the pulse in terms of the hiring environment.

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