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

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Almost half (46%) of independent insurance agencies specialize in a vertical, according to The Big I™. (Image: aumvector/Shutterstock.com) Almost half (46%) of independent insurance agencies specialize in a vertical, according to The Big I™. (Image: aumvector/Shutterstock.com)

Should you be an insurance specialist and build a niche practice focused on a single industry vertical? Or is it better to be a generalist and know a little about many industries so you can sell to a larger market?

These are questions with no right or wrong answer. But in recent years, the tide has been turning toward specialization.

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