Agencies Looking for New Talent Have Their Work Cut Out for Them

Taylor Jones, a college recruiting manager at Dallas-based Questpro, IIAT’s endorsed recruiting partner, recently talked with the Insurance Journal about the challenges of hiring new talent in the insurance industry.

“What we’re seeing in particular in Texas, and I imagine in other places, too, is the market is extremely candidate-driven. We are facing a situation where, really, the industry is paying younger insurance professionals larger salaries than what their value is, than what they’re bringing to the table,” said Jones.

That reality is creating big problems for smaller agencies especially, because larger agencies can usually afford to pay for that talent, Jones said. “The smaller, Mom and Pop shops are struggling to keep up with that.”

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IIAT has partnered with insurance recruiting specialist Questpro to help IIAT members hire, train and retain the next generation of insurance professionals.

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IIAT members get an exclusive 5% discount on Questpro’s staffing services and a portion of the fee will go to support ELITExas, IIAT’s young professionals group.
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