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June 2013 Highlights: Employment Trends for the Insurance Industry

June 2013 Highlights: Employment Trends for the Insurance Industry

InsuranceJobs.com, the leading insurance jobs website for insurance professionals, offers an overview of key employment trends in the insurance industry for June 2013 based on preliminary statistics reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in the monthly Employment Situation Economic Release. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report July 5, 2013 announcing a .26 percent […]

July 11, 2013 | By More
InsuranceJobs.com Shares News of the Senate Insurance Deregulation Bill

InsuranceJobs.com Shares News of the Senate Insurance Deregulation Bill

The new Senate Insurance Deregulation Bill proposed by Senators Jon Tester of Montana and Mike Johanns of Nebraska, will instate a new system that will allow any licensed insurance expert to sell insurance in any state.  The current law mandates that insurance agents sell insurance policies only in the state in which they have a license.  […]

June 28, 2013 | By More
Unemployment is Down, Employment is Up Throughout the Insurance Industry

Unemployment is Down, Employment is Up Throughout the Insurance Industry

InsuranceJobs.com, the leading insurance jobs website for insurance professionals, offers an overview of key employment trends in the insurance industry for May 2013 based on preliminary statistics reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in the monthly Employment Situation Economic Release. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report June 7, 2013 announcing a .051 percent […]

June 13, 2013 | By More
Slight Rise In Unemployment For Insurance Industry in April

Slight Rise In Unemployment For Insurance Industry in April

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report May 3, 2013 announcing a .081 percent decrease in the number of workers in the insurance industry from March 2013 – April 2013.  According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the insurance industry now employs 2.345 million workers compared to 2.347 million in March2013.  The […]

May 13, 2013 | By More
Insurance Sales as an Area of Growth Within Insurance Industry

Insurance Sales as an Area of Growth Within Insurance Industry

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) “Employment Situation” report released April 5, 2013 detailed shifts in employment across industries. According to the report there was a .05 percent decrease in the seasonally adjusted number of workers in the insurance industry from February 2013 – March 2013. This marks a complete deviation from the path […]

April 10, 2013 | By More
InsuranceJobs.com Explores Challenges Likely to Impact the Insurance Industry in 2013

InsuranceJobs.com Explores Challenges Likely to Impact the Insurance Industry in 2013

InsuranceJobs.com offers a concise outlook for 2013 on the challenges likely to affect economic growth throughout the insurance industry.  InsuranceJobs.com identifies regulatory pressures from the government and the nation’s fragile economy as key inhibitors to the industry’s growth.  Although these obstacles will prove trying, Insurancejobs.com maintains that the insurance industry will continue to see pricing increases […]

April 2, 2013 | By More
Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2013 Employment Situation Report

Employment Trends from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics February 2013 Employment Situation Report

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report March 8, 2013 announcing a .077 percent decrease in the number of workers in the insurance industry from January 2013 – February 2013. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the insurance industry now employs 2.344 million workers compared to 2.345 million in January 2013. […]

March 19, 2013 | By More
InsuranceJobs.com Reacts to Bureau of Labor Statistics Mass Layoffs Report

InsuranceJobs.com Reacts to Bureau of Labor Statistics Mass Layoffs Report

InsuranceJobs.com sees the “Mass Layoffs – January 2013” report released February 26, 2013 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as a positive sign for the insurance industry. According to the report, there were 557 initial claimants per week in January 2013 for unemployment insurance in the insurance employment sector. This number is up 44 percent […]

March 4, 2013 | By More
InsuranceJobs.com Reacts to Report from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

InsuranceJobs.com Reacts to Report from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report this month announcing a miniscule .08 percent decrease in the number of workers in the insurance industry from December 2012 – January 2013. According to The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the insurance industry now employs 2.346 million workers compared to 2.348 million in December 2012. […]

February 20, 2013 | By More
Insurance Jobs on the Rise in Texas

Insurance Jobs on the Rise in Texas

 Ongoing since December 2011, this hiring frenzy can be attributed to both a strong state economy and recent changes in how certificates of insurance are administered. These changes have increased the workload of staff within most agencies, and have resulted in the recent hiring of many commercial lines account manager positions. In addition to the […]

September 27, 2012 | By More