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Tips for Getting Your Resume Read

Posted by Kris Gibson on Oct 5, 2017 3:14:38 PM

We all know the stats on about how quickly a resume is skimmed before getting moved along or tossed into the trash. Studies vary from 3 or 4 seconds up to 6 or 8 from what I’ve read.  While there perhaps remains a degree of ambiguity as to the precise duration, we can all agree it is very quickly.

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Got Insurance Job Search and Career Planning Questions?

Posted by Kris Gibson on Jun 29, 2017 2:59:11 PM

CSG Q3 NEWSLETTER: Brace yourself! We are getting ready to embark on the whirlwind that is the 4th quarter. As we jump right in, here's what we are seeing in the market.


FEATURED Q&A + FACT OR FICTION: A series of popular candidate questions followed by breaking down the most common job search myths and truths.


Our Featured Q&A gives you an opportunity to engage with us and get your questions answered on a variety of topics to pertaining to the insurance job search or career planning process.  If you have a question you’d like answered from one of our insurance recruiting consultants, please email us at [email protected].


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Got Insurance Job Search and Career Planning Questions?

Posted by Kris Gibson on Mar 27, 2017 1:14:54 PM

FEATURED Q&A + FACT OR FICTION: A series of popular candidate questions followed by breaking down the most common job search myths and truths.


Our Featured Q&A gives you an opportunity to engage with us and get your questions answered on a variety of topics to pertaining to the insurance job search or career planning process.  If you have a question you’d like answered from one of our insurance recruiting consultants, please email us at [email protected].


Q: Is there a best time of year to relocate/move?

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How Should You Handle Insurance Job Salary Negotiations

Posted by Kris Gibson on Feb 14, 2017 11:00:26 AM

The notion of salary negotiations seems to have a cemented place in business as it pertains to job searches and hiring within the insurance industry. An overwhelming number of people, and some companies, seem to still be of the mindset that hiring an employee is like buying that used car from the shady lot on the not-so-well-lit street. You know the place; we all got our first car there. They put a sticker in the window of, let’s say, $10,000, so you naturally have to offer like $5,000. Then after a series of back and forth you settle around $7,000.

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New Job for the New Year?

Posted by Kris Gibson on Dec 21, 2016 11:11:59 AM

Are you asking Santa for a new job this year? Perhaps you have finding one on your New Year’s Resolution list.  This time of year is one full of both reflecting on the year gone by and planning for the one to come.  Many times that includes planning for your career and making a job change. 

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