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BACK TO BASICS: A LOOK AT THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY

The insurance industry is facing a staffing crisis with 25% of the current workforce set to retire by 2018. With only 4% of millennial candidates seeing insurance as an attractive career choice, we are on the brink of a serious talent shortage. So here enters the timely question – How do we recruit, engage, train and retain the best and brightest millennials to join insurance? The Insurance Institute of Canada will present a 10-minute summary of their findings, which will lead into a thought-provoking panel discussion.

  • What is the current state of our industry?
  • How can we enhance candidate perceptions of the insurance industry?
  • Creating a compelling employee value proposition
  • How can the insurance industry improve its reputation in general?
  • What types of programs can bridge the gaps between multiple generations in our workplaces?
  • New era, new jobs: how to leverage technology in evolving roles
  • Are you having a harder time getting millennials in the door or retaining them?

WHY IT MATTERS: INVESTING IN THE NEXT GENERATION

MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

RETHINKING RECRUITMENT STRATEGIES – CREATIVE SOLUTIONS THAT ACTUALLY WORK

Forward-thinking insurance companies today take a multi-platform approach to their recruitment campaigns. In this session hear from key leaders on how they are developing to fulfil their talent requirements and spread the word about insurance.

  • Best ways to recruit college graduates and young millennials; examples of success
  • Tips for a successful internship programs
  • What is effective messaging to reach millennials?
  • LinkedIn – beyond advertising…how to use talent mapping, tagging and Inmails during recruitment campaigns
  • The virtual recruitment process – ensuring quality in a virtual environment
  • Video – how to empower your people as ambassadors
  • Employee referral programs – current best practice

CASE STUDY: MILLENNIAL ENGAGEMENT AT AON & BEYOND

What is driving engagement across the millennial workforce in the US and around the world? How does it differ from other generations in the workforce, and what can be done within organizations today and into the future to cultivate engagement with millennials? Take a deeper look at these questions with Katherine Stahl, a Lead Consultant in Aon’s Culture and Engagement practice. Katherine Stahl, Lead Consultant, Aon

MEET THE MILLENNIALS: WHY I’M IN INSURANCE

Hear from Insurance Business magazine’s top-ranking young insurance executives on their experience as a millennial in the industry and their perspective on how to create cohesion across generations.s.

  • What draws top millennial performers to the insurance industry?
  • What’s the biggest challenge facing today’s insurance workplace?
  • The secret to achieving fast success in insurance
  • What are companies doing to keep young hires engaged?
  • What every employer wants to know: How does an organization build a culture that will attract, engage and retain millennials?

LUNCH

EMBRACING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO ATTRACT, RETAIN AND TRANSFORM

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a standard business practice that aims to achieve a positive impact on society, while demonstrating authenticity to stakeholders and ultimately benefiting the reputation of a company. Millennials view CSR as table stakes and the insurance industry has an opportunity to create intentional programs that support their local communities, while creating a positive company culture.

  • Understand the importance of corporate social responsibility to millennials
  • Embracing CSR to differentiate your brand in the marketplace

CASE STUDY: CULTIVATING A LEADERSHIP PIPELINE AT YOUR COMPANY

Get a behind the scenes look at Baldwin Krystyn Sherman Partners, which was recognized by Fortune as a Top 75 Employer in the US for Millennials. Laura Sherman, Founding Partner, will share the process of recruiting a team that consists of 82% millennials. Discover ways to inspire millennial engagement beyond initial hiring and retain your employees.

  • First impressions: How do you successfully engage and train an entry-level millennial?
  • How to manage the growing cohort of “office nomads”
  • Reframing expectations (career path, pace) without squashing the flame
  • The key to successful leadership development programs
  • What are companies doing to keep young hires engaged? How do you retain?
  • Is the idea of working nine-to-five now an out-of-date concept?
  • How do you engage and develop leaders in the organizational design process?

CELEBRATING DIFFERENCES—OPTIMIZING YOUR MULTIGENERATIONAL WORKPLACE

Today’s workplace often consists of multiple generations with varied expectations and communication styles. Learn how to thrive amidst generational differences, and take your company to the next level.

  • What does an inclusive culture look like (for millennials and beyond)?
  • Discover potential points of generational conflict and tactics to handle them
  • How does communication style differ among generations? Why is it important?
  • How do you turn generational differences into a strategic advantage for you and your organization?
  • Why is it important to innovate in a way that keeps up with a changing culture?
  • Designing processes for individually-focused work, collaborative work and team discussion
  • The importance of incorporating a succession plan

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Andrew Cowan
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E: andrew.cowan@kmimedia.ca

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