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[eBook] Critical Influencing Skills for Advancing Professionals

Jul 27, 2015 2:08:06 PM / by Raymond E. DiDonna posted in Expert Articles

Note from the Author, Ray DiDonna

I originally wrote this series after presenting the topic at an industry conference for actuaries. The audience was very engaged in the workshop and it affirmed my belief that all professionals interested in advancing their careers in a significant way must be good at influencing others. How else can you get things done as a leader?

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The Imminent Shortage of Underwriters: How to Plan for the Future

Jun 17, 2015 9:10:00 AM / by Carmela Tedesco posted in Underwriting, Industry News, Expert Articles

Reprinted with permission of ON THE RISK, Journal of the Academy of Life Underwriting 

Executive Summary 

The 2014 ALU Life Underwriter Census revealed some startling results about the imminent shortage of underwriters between 2014 and 2019 in US and Canada. As insurers and reinsurers, how are we planning today to replenish the talent pool? This article explores options and ideas to keep the underwriting talent pipeline full and ready for deployment.

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