Home

Instant Insights / P&C Insurance Careers: Bridging the talent gap

The insurance industry is undergoing rapid change and disruption. For those comfortable with technology and enjoy variety in work, there's never been a better time to consider a career in property & casualty insurance.

X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Students row to the beat of 'debt' drummer. (Photo: Paul Fell/Artizans Entertainment) Students row to the beat of ‘debt’ drummer. (Photo: Paul Fell/Artizans Entertainment)

Student loan debt has reached its highest point in the U.S. Forbes reported that more than 44 million borrowers collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. Since the recession (2008-2014), student debt has increased a whopping 84%.

With a large percentage of the workforce burdened by student debt, employers are taking it upon themselves to lift some of the weight — but just a few. The Society for Human Resources Management reported that only 3% of organizations offer some form of student loan repayment benefit, while just 1% of employers plan to add this benefit in the future.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free
PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader.

INCLUDED IN A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP:

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

Already have an account?

Heather A. Turner

Heather A. Turner is the digital managing editor of NU PropertyCasualty360.com.

More from this author

PropertyCasualty360

Join PropertyCasualty360

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed decisions for your P&C insurance business. Join PropertyCasualty360.com now!

  • Unlimited access to PropertyCasualty360.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including BenefitsPRO.com, ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on PropertyCasualty360, National Underwriter, Claims and ALM events

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join PropertyCasualty360

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.