As we move through the second half of 2021, insurers’ employment outlooks remain strong. Our recent Q3 2021 Insurance Labor Outlook Study, conducted in partnership with Aon plc, found 93% of insurers plan to increase or maintain their headcounts in the next 12 months. Now in its 25th iteration, the semi-annual study collects and examines data on insurance industry hiring, as … [Read more...] about Results of the Q3 2021 Insurance Labor Outlook Study: Employment Growth Amid a Difficult Recruiting Market
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“There is a superhero in all of us, we just need the courage to put on the cape.” - Superman That is NOT Peter’s favorite quote. (We will get to that detail later.) But if you speak with Peter’s colleagues, associates, and many friends in the re/insurance business, as we have in preparing this article, you quickly understand that Peter is a superhero to all. What is his … [Read more...] about Spotlight on Peter Scarpato – Let the Adventures Begin!
In April of this year, a pioneer in the legacy business, Ken Randall, officially retired. He handed over the reins of R&Q to his chosen successors. An industry leader in legacy business that he co-founded with Alan Quilter in 1991, an industry which is now worth over $800bn according to PwC. We had a fascinating opportunity to chat with him in April and hear his insights … [Read more...] about Lessons in History with Ken Randall
It is a beautiful South Carolina fall afternoon, and the Director of Insurance, Ray Farmer, settles into his office to reflect on the remaining months of his term as President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (“NAIC”), which he had assumed on January 1, 2020. I asked Director Farmer how the year has been, and after a long sigh and roll of his eyes, he … [Read more...] about Exit Interview with NAIC President Raymond G. Farmer South Carolina Director of Insurance
The brilliant answer that Bill Goldsmith gave to one of my favorite question for legacy link subjects was: “The Boy Scout Handbook.” And the question was…“What is your favorite business or leadership book?” The core principles of the Boy Scouts include teaching, mentoring, and the development of leadership skills. These same principles are what Bill finds most rewarding … [Read more...] about Legacy Link: Meet Bill Goldsmith
AIRROC corporate partner AON in partnership with the Jacobson Group is conducting their Semi-Annual Insurance Labor Market Study now through July 31, 2020. This survey has offered valuable labor insights and has become an accurate predictor of the industry’s staffing outlook. We invite you to take the survey which will take no longer than five minutes to complete. All … [Read more...] about Survey of the Current Insurance Labor Market
Co-founder Ken Randall to retire as Executive Chairman in 2021, succeeded by William Spiegel. http://www.rqih.com/ken-randall-announces-retirement-date/ … [Read more...] about Ken Randall Announces Retirement Date