How can I attract the right talent in an increasing competitive world?

How can I attract the right talent in an increasing competitive world?

How can I attract the right talent in an increasing competitive world?

Nearly every industry is fighting in a war for talent. Insurance agencies in particularly are trying to determine the right way to attract a combination of Millenials, while having them work closely with Gen-Xer’s and Baby Boomers.
As you look at the demands of today’s workforce, how are you positioning your firm as the employer of choice?

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Am I working too much IN the business, and not ON the business?

Am I working too much IN the business, and not ON the business?

Am I working too much IN the business, and not ON the business?

Most agency owners started as producers and are best at developing and servicing clients. The love of sales and the resulting success eventually leads to agency ownership, but that leads to a number of additional responsibilities including staff, financial, and IT.
Do you enjoy taking care of clients, but cringe at running the business?

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Who will succeed me as owner of the agency?

Who will succeed me as owner of the agency?

Who will succeed me as owner of the agency?

An issue agency owners often have to wrestle with on their own is who will carry on the business after they’re gone. Many of the best agencies have employees who are like family. But is there anyone on the inside who is qualified to carry on that tradition? What happens to that culture you’ve worked so hard to create if someone from the outside outright buys the company?
How can you take care of the employees who have been so integral to your success?

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