The most successful independent agents continuously look for ways to evolve their business operations. (Sebra/Adobe Stock) The most successful independent agents continuously look for ways to evolve their business operations. (Sebra/Adobe Stock)

“Now Hiring” signs remain on many storefronts, including insurance agencies, in most towns across the country. Where have all the workers gone, and when are they coming back?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 50,000 openings for insurance agency sales producers every year moving forward. Despite that gloomy forecast, there’s some optimism the tide will turn and we’ll start to see an increase in professionals interested in careers in our industry, especially with companies that have creative talent sourcing and development strategies. Yet even if that happens, most independent agencies will still face challenges retaining high performers, not to mention the expense that will go along with it.

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?

 

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 © 2022 ALM Global, LLC. All Rights Reserved.