Interview Questions

Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

Interview Tips: Advice From a Harvard Career Advisor

How can you properly prepare for a job interview? Linda Spencer, the Assistant Director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard, gives some practical advice useful to job-hunters of any age.

February 24, 2017 | By More
How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

How To Answer “Tell Me About Yourself?”

Walk into any interview, and you’re likely to hear this question: “Tell me about yourself?”

February 17, 2017 | By More

Resume Help

How Good Does Your Resume Look?

How Good Does Your Resume Look?

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting principles for writing a sparkling resume. Each article presents one or more keys to creating a professional and effective resume that generates interviews. How Resumes are Read Resumes are rarely read. Resumes are first scanned, usually by HR (Human Resources) or the internal recruiter. Resumes […]

May 15, 2016 | By More
Don’t Worry About the “One-Page Resume Rule”

Don’t Worry About the “One-Page Resume Rule”

Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Contrary to what your college professor said, the one-page resume rule is a myth. Unfortunately, many listen to this outdated advice and devise ways to cram a complete professional history into one sheet. So much so that most job seekers expand […]

April 17, 2015 | By More

Job Search Help

Featured Insurance Job Postings: July 7, 2017

Featured Insurance Job Postings: July 7, 2017

Take a look at these great insurance jobs featured on InsuranceJobs.com.

July 7, 2017 | By More
Featured Insurance Jobs: June 30, 2017

Featured Insurance Jobs: June 30, 2017

Take a look at these great insurance jobs featured on InsuranceJobs.com.

June 30, 2017 | By More

Insurance Claims Employment Help

Insurance Claims Adjuster and Investigator Jobs

Insurance Claims Adjuster and Investigator Jobs

Insurance Claims Adjusters and Investigator Jobs Some of the most common insurance claims careers are adjusters, examiners and investigators: Claims adjuster jobs involve evaluating, investigating and settling claims. There’s a great deal of training involved in this insurance claims career. Claims adjusters have to learn the policy backwards and forwards and they must also learn […]

February 11, 2014 | By More
Experienced Insurance Claims Adjusters

Experienced Insurance Claims Adjusters

Experienced insurance claim adjusters do have excellent prospects in the industry. The job of an insurance claim adjuster involves excellent analytical and people handling skills. Clients can get very demanding and it may be necessary to work during late evenings and on weekends. Examining numerous documents including police reports, court records and medical records and […]

November 22, 2013 | By More

Insurance Customer Service / CSR Employment Help

Customer Service Jobs in the Insurance Industry

Customer Service Jobs in the Insurance Industry

Cordially interacting with the customers of a company, addressing all their concerns and queries politely and resolving complaints effectively are some of the skills of customer service executives. The job of insurance customer service executives and managers is not an easy one. It calls not only for a polite interaction with the client but also […]

May 5, 2014 | By More
The Importance of Customer Service in Claims

The Importance of Customer Service in Claims

The Property and Casualty Insurance industry is facing hostile market conditions with the dramatic and sustained downturn of the world’s economy and the devastating catastrophe losses experienced in the last decade. Great pressure is being placed on the solvency and the perception of financial stability of some insurers and the reinsurance companies undergirding them. Some […]

September 11, 2012 | By More

Insurance Agent / Sales Employment Help

Insurance Careers: New Products

Insurance Careers: New Products

Product Marketing Jobs, Product Management Training, Duties and Pay. Product management jobs in insurance are on the increase. Overview includes product management training information and product marketing salary expectations.

March 13, 2014 | By More
Insurance Career Path: Sales

Insurance Career Path: Sales

Insurance sales jobs are at the core of any successful insurance agency or company. There are thousands of insurance sales jobs online, in trade magazines and in the newspaper. Before applying for insurance sales opportunities, find out if this career is a good fit:

February 12, 2014 | By More

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What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

What to Say Regarding Hard to Explain Aspects of Your Work History.

Read this article if you might have trouble explaining why you were out of work, staying at home or are changing careers. Nobody’s perfect. But nobody wants to hear about your problems and baggage either. Especially in the job interview. Some people’s lives begin to sound like a Soap Opera because there have been so […]

April 7, 2012 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

This Week in Career Advice: Interview Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

It’s not uncommon for interviewers to cross a line when asking questions. However, did you know some of these inappropriate questions are often illegal? Generally speaking, the following topics should never come up in a job interview: Age Marital status or family National origin Race Ethnicity Gender Sexual orientation Religion Disability So what can you […]

June 30, 2017 | By More
Insurance Job Growth Slows In May, Report Says

Insurance Job Growth Slows In May, Report Says

The insurance industry added only 1,800 jobs in May according to preliminary numbers reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, June 2, 2017.

June 29, 2017 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

This Week in Career Advice: Are Managers Obligated to Be a Reference?

As a manager, are you obligated to be a reference to a former employee? A letter-writers asks Ask A Manager’s Allison Green about the issue, and whether a small token of gratitude is required to former managers who act as references.

June 23, 2017 | By More