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Scary Truths About Counteroffers

Many people who resign a position find themselves faced with an employer making a counteroffer in the hope of changing their mind.  Everyone perceives this act in a different way but before we can dig too deep into this we have to unpack this step-by-step.

Let’s begin with WHY a company makes a counteroffer.

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Tips for Getting Your Resume Read

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?

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 info@csgrecruiting.com.


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Got Insurance Job Search and Career Planning Questions?

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 info@csgrecruiting.com.


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

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How Should You Handle Insurance Job Salary Negotiations

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?

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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How Does Dating Relate to a Job Offer?

You go on a first date and before you even get home afterwards a proposal comes along. Is this charming? Exciting? Creepy? Scary? Now imagine the same scenario but with a job interview.  You go on an interview and before you get back home you get a call with an offer.  Of course there are differences here; like the goal of a date is to meet someone new and not necessarily get engaged while the point of an interview is to work towards an offer in many cases. That being said, there are many parallels. 

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