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"The Talent Paradox" - Deloitte's Top 10 Challanges For P&C

Posted June 13, 2013

NOTE FROM JIM:

It should come as no surprise that “Deloitte’s 2013 P&C Insurance Outlook” cites staffing as one of the industry's top 10 challenges.

Forward thinkers may be eager to learn that Jacobs Executive Advisors has mastery, experience, and a record of success in executing the recommendations made by Deloitte. We welcome inquiries about the results we've provided to others and about solutions we can deliver for you and your colleagues.

To tickle your interest in Deloitte’...

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50 Most Common Interview Questions

Posted January 22, 2014

50 Most Common Interview Questions

NOTE FROM JIM

Are you well prepared to either conduct or be the recipient of an interview?  Glassdoor.com recently published what it concluded were the 50 most common job interview questions.  Which of these would you ask if you were an interviewer?  Which of these are you prepared to answer if you were the interviewee?

Access the list here: http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/common-interview-questions/

 

 

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Posted April 1, 2014

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New York Times Op Ed writer David Brooks recently wrote about the “Employer’s Creed”.  The piece resonated deeply with me.  See if you agree.  To tickle your curiosities see the excerpts below.  To capture the wisdom and power of David’s thoughts, access the full article.


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If you follow these principles in your hiring practices, you’ll be sending a signal about what sort of person gets ahead. You may correct some of the perversities at the upper reaches ...

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