Archive for May, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 23 – 29, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 23 – 29, 2016

Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we learn how to write a standout LinkedIn headline, the dos and don’ts of business meetings, and more!   How to Write a Standout LinkedIn Headline Get noticed on LinkedIn with an eye-catching headline. Try these 5 tips to get started.   10 Things […]

May 29, 2016 | By More
Insurance Jobs Up 14 Percent As Industry Adds 5,500 Jobs in April

Insurance Jobs Up 14 Percent As Industry Adds 5,500 Jobs in April

ATLANTA, GA (MAY 28, 2016) — The insurance industry gained 5,500 jobs for the month of April, according to the latest employment numbers from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Economic Situation Report released on Friday, May 6, 2015. Compared to March’s gain of 4,800 jobs, the insurance industry’s growth is up by 14 percent. The […]

May 28, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: May 16 – 22, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 16 – 22, 2016

Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we take a look at reasons why you didn’t get the job, how to manage a bad manager, and more!   4 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job—Despite Following All the Rules You still didn’t get the job even though your cover letter […]

May 22, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: May 9 to 15, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 9 to 15, 2016

  Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog revisits the week’s top career articles. This week, we review failure, low-ball salary offers, and job-hunting while pregnant.   Corny, But So True: 3 Life Lessons Failure Teaches You There are some lessons in life that can only be learned from failure, like the value of persistence.   How To […]

May 15, 2016 | By More
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
This Week in Career Advice: May 2 to May 8, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: May 2 to May 8, 2016

  Every week, the InsuranceJobs.com Employment Blog brings you the top career articles with the best advice. See what’s trending this week:   Ten Good Reasons To Quit Your Job This article from Forbes’ career expert Liz Ryan reminds us that we’re never trapped in a job, regardless of how we feel. Need permission to quit your job? […]

May 8, 2016 | By More
This Week in Career Advice: April 25 – May 1, 2016

This Week in Career Advice: April 25 – May 1, 2016

Whether you’re quitting, job-hunting, or interviewing – this week’s top career articles have something in store for you! How to Turbocharge Your Productivity, According to a New York Times Reporter Who’s Literally Written Books on the Topic New York Times reporter Charles Duhigg reveals his strategy for being more productive, and how to use Disney’s […]

May 1, 2016 | By More