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Starting A Job Search When You Want A Promotion

Career progression is a major reason why people change jobs.

Back To Basics: Tips to Nail A Final Job Interview

This is the big meeting you’ve been waiting for. Good luck and go get it!

Negotiate Your Insurance Non-Compete: Three Steps to Resign

Either a new employer wants to review your non-compete, or your current employer upon resignation will kindly remind you of your contract. It’s in those moments you realize that you may have agreed to terms you wish you hadn’t.

Practice Makes Perfect: How to Excel at Every Interview Type

You’ve got an interview and now it’s time to prepare… but where do you start?

Is There A Proper Way To Handle An Offer Of Employment?

While every situation is unique, there are definitely rules of thumb to follow.

The 10-Minute, 10-Question Guide Insurance Executives Use To Interview

Your interview process could take 4 months or 4 years, but you only need 10 minutes and 10 questions to prepare for an executive interview.

10 Questions To Prepare For In An Insurance Management Interview

The key to a successful management interview is displaying a well-rounded background.

20 Interview Questions for Insurance Producers

Nail your interview with these 20 questions to prepare!

Seven Questions Guaranteed To Be In Your Next Interview

Remembering the basics ensures a successful start to your interview process.

20 Interview Questions for Insurance Account Managers

Knowing what the company will ask and how you should prepare your answers makes all the difference to a successful AND enjoyable process.

Leaving Past Jobs Off Your Resume: Risky or Not?

Your resume is a strategic marketing piece.

Negotiate Your Insurance Non-Compete: Understand Misconceptions

Since non-competes are a standard business practice, it’s inevitable you will need to face the issue to make a job change.

Know How To Easily Spot A Fake Job Advertisement

Save time, money, and energy all while protecting your privacy!

Do Not Give Insurance Agencies A Two-Week Resignation

You probably think you’re required to give two weeks, but you actually aren’t!

8 Tips For An Effective Job Search

Knowing what’s in store for next year helps you prepare and compete for top jobs.

Virtual Resumes & Other Trends for Your 2020 Job Search

Knowing what’s in store for next year helps you prepare and compete for top jobs.

Compensation- What Can I Negotiate On Besides Salary?

Candidates that think about other factors and negotiated on them end up with better deals!

3 Ways Maximizing LinkedIn Activity Helps Your Job Search

It’s your most powerful social media platform in a job search. Use that to your advantage!

4 Types of Time Off You Should Negotiate Over PTO

Time off is an amazing perk that should be integrated into your professional life on a weekly basis, not just 2-3 weeks per year.

5 ‘Must Ask’ Questions After A Life Changing Counteroffer

Forget about a $5k raise. What if the counter tripled your salary? Would you stay or would you go?

The Best Ways to Fit into a New Job

Feeling like a fish out of water? We’re here to help with some great advice to help you settle in for the long haul.

Easy Ways to Score Mega Points With Your Online Job Application

Make your application stand out and watch a HUGE improvement on scoring an interview.

Yes, You CAN Negotiate These Offer Terms!

Salary, PTO, title… and everything in between! Almost anything is possible if you ask nicely.

Is This Normal? Seven Documents Companies Can Request Before An Offer

From my experience, being prepared and understanding why a company might do something helps ease concerns about a given step.

The Top Websites To Find Insurance Jobs

Insurance is a niche industry, meaning some posting sites are better than others to find the best job openings.

Crafting A Leadership Business Plan

The First 100 Days: When Insurance Agencies Ask for An Executive Business Plan

Practicing Patience When You’re The Top Candidate For A Job

Patience is the art of playing the game in a process you didn’t create.

“On A Scale Of”: From Heart Eyes to Angry, Emojis For Your Job Search

We all seek to love our career. Knowing where you are is the first step in managing things.

I’m An Insurance Producer. I Want To Relocate. Will Another Agency Hire Me?

Life happens. You build a career in one community, but things change and you need to move.

That’s Too Much: What Really Makes You “Overqualified”?

Are we too quick to pre-judge based on faulty information or lack of information regarding the specific individual?

What’s Your Story? Resume Writing Tips for Insurance Professionals

The most common question is, “What Am I Supposed to Write?” Our team’s most common response is, “Tell Your Story.”

Choosing The Right Recruiter For Your Job Search

What are the biggest life decisions you can make? In no particular order, these come to mind for me.

Is The Job Market Like The Stock Market?

A very common question I get, especially this time of year, is what the job market looks like.

Managing A Job Search During The Holidays

So, I was working with a candidate the other day and he mentioned spring break.

The Next Episode – Episodic Careers and Insurance

The term “Episodic” when referring to careers is growing in popularity.

The Trap of Soft Benefits

One of the best changes I’ve seen in the job market the last couple of years is the inclusion of soft benefits.

Career Happiness: What Matters Most?

Everyone wants something out of their career; I mean, that is why you go to work.

Finalize An Offer… Just As You Want It!

So I’m really excited! I just placed a producer with an awesome client.

My Insurance Agency Was Purchased. Is My Job A Lost Cause?

It’s no secret that the insurance brokerage world increasingly predatory.

Why Were You Fired? Plus Other Awkward Interview Questions

A recent candidate who I had helped secure a new job was really excited about their new company and was going to be starting in a week.

Hiring Stereotypes That Hurt Insurance Agencies

Knowledge is power. Use it to be clear that you’re the real deal.

Warning Signs: This Interview Process Is Going Nowhere

I recently worked with a great candidate who found himself in an awful interview situation.

I’ll Get A Huge Raise! Compensation Myths Are Like Bigfoot & The Loch Ness Monster

With a title like that this has to be a piece about government conspiracy or about compensation myths; right?

Four Ways to Highlight Experience in Resumes

Now is the time to talk yourself up.

New Job Jitters? Five Ways to Help You Settle In

We’ve all been there before and the odds are that many of us will be there again someday; new.

Beyond the Job Offer: What Happens After You Accept the Job?

If you’re a task-oriented person you enter a job search to get yourself into a new job.

Resigning from a Job: Is the Struggle Real?

Candidates always tell me that resigning is hard; and it certainly can be.

7 Tips for a Successful Job Resignation

Resigning is often a stressful action for many.

Juggling Multiple Interviews?! Three Tips For An Organized Job Search

You’ve landed interviews with multiple companies. Congratulations!

Counteroffers – Mistakes, Missteps and Why They Aren’t A Great Career Solution

So we’ve all been there. You are in an interview and the hiring manager asks a question that has an embarrassing answer.

That’s Not Enough Money! Five Ways to Approach A Bad Job Offer

One of my candidates recently shared a story with me about his last job.

Resignations: How to Share the News and Prepare for the Response

I recently had a candidate resign from a job and it was a less than pleasant experience.

How to Negotiate More PTO (without seeming….)

The salary and health insurance looks great. You scan the rest of the benefits package and, oh no, there’s a problem!

How to Avoid Cold Feet with a Job Offer

It is natural to have a few lingering questions when considering a job offer from a new employer.

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