According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2022 the insurance industry will need to replace more than 295,000 actuaries, agents, analysts, claims adjusters, claims/policy clerks, software developers and underwriters.

In addition, there's a shortage of candidates to fill those roles.

In a February 2016 PC360 article, "5 ways you can help recruit the next generation of insurance professionals," authors Ed Largent and Chris Paterakis write that graduates from the 40 colleges and universities can only fill 10 percent to 15 percent of the available jobs. 

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