Insured Solutions NY Agent Mixer

An agent mixer was held at Jewel Restaurant on Thursday, May 12th, for our local NY/NJ agents.  Agents mingled over drinks and hor d’ oeuvres, after watching an informative presentation followed by a Q&A session. Brad Isaacs, Partner at Risk Transfer Insurance Agency and Insured Solutions National Marketing Representatives Chad Carpenter and Jim Williams were on the speaking panel. 
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9 Mistakes Commercial Insurance Agents Make

9 Mistakes Insurance Agents Make

This article is about common mistakes that salespeople make in the commercial insurance industry. The fact that you are reading it is indicative that you’re not making the single biggest mistake: not investing in yourself.

Many salespeople are overly concerned about making the sale and collecting a paycheck – they forget to maintain and enhance the skills they already have. Businesses constantly beat the drum for “continuous improvement,” and you need to adopt that mantra as well to stay ahead of the game. So read that book, attend that seminar, or listen to that coach – do what you need to do to stay ahead of the game. 
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Changing Misperceptions About Manufacturing Jobs

Changing Misperceptions About Manufacturing Jobs

The manufacturing sector is showing a job creation trend and economists expect that it will do so for the next decade, but people question whether there will be workers to fill those jobs. People complain of a skills gap in many business sectors, including manufacturing, but the manufacturing industry has unique barriers to fixing the problem.

Manufacturing jobs have a negative connotation. Many view them as dirty, dangerous jobs that require little skill and pay badly. Recent surveys state that parents of teens wouldn’t encourage their children to pursue a manufacturing career, and teens show little interest in doing so. The good news is that parents and teens are agreeing on something. The bad news is that they’re wrong! 
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Returning an Employee to Work After an Injury

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Let’s face it,  no one wants an employee to sustain an injury on the job. All other considerations aside, a person is hurt, and the only real focus should be on him or her recovering from that injury.

Bringing an injured employee back to work too soon can be disastrous, but at the same time, making sure he or she comes back to work as soon as they’re able to is important to the company’s bottom line. Why? Glad you asked. 
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